19 aftermarket axles for your 4x4
AXLES ARE THE LEGS OF YOUR 4X4. THEY WEAR THE SHOES AND lug tons of iron across trail and tarmac alike. However, overburden these legs, and you risk them folding like the knees of an overzealous weightlifter. The benefits of upgrading your stock axles aren’t limited to safely running larger tires and wheels. The aftermarket is teeming with bombproof racing axles for high speed and heavy horsepower, factory replacement axles that slide easily beneath your rig without compromising things like steering geometry, and axles engineered for improved gear reduction and ground clearance. The task is yours to determine which combination of weight, brawn, and gearing best suits your on- and off-road needs. To make that decision simpler, we’ve gathered 19 axles from fully custom to factory replacement for you to peruse.