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Old 12-18-2013, 02:58 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Busy View Post
NEW axles from NAPA come with a lifetime warranty and cost a fraction of OEM axles, so use those.
How many miles have you gotten out of these?

My personal experience with any aftermarket axle is that they're a false economy: they are usually good for maybe a couple years or 20 - 30K miles.

A GKN or OE axle will last much longer, as much as 100K.
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