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What's a high pinion axle?
Many axles are available in high and low pinion versions. High pinions are not only stronger (when used as a front axle) but offer more ground clearance.
 
Example of a low pinion axle:
 

 
Example of a high pinion axle:
 

 
Due to the location of the pinion, a high pinion axle requires a reverse cut gear set. Low pinion axles are stronger than a high pinion as a rear axle.
 
Related Topics: | Some basic axle information: |
 
Related Writeups: | Axle Identification |
 
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