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1989 Volvo 740 Beam Type Rear Axle General

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Download General The rear axle is attached to the body by support arms (1), a torque arm (2) and a torque arm frame (3). A panhard rod (4) is also installed between the rear axle and the crossmember, while an anti-roll bar (5) is mounted between the support arms. Final Drive The following final drive ratios are available: 3.31:1, 3.54:1, 3.73:1, 3.91:1, and 4.10:1.The unit is of the hypoid bevel type, in which the shape of the spiral gear teeth permitsthe pinion to be located below the centre of the crown wheel (ring gear) affording quieteroperation and stronger teeth. Power is transmitted by rolling and sliding action betweenthe teeth under high pressure.The design imposes high demands on the lubricating oil, a special grade of which must be used.