A drive shaft is a component of a car engine that allows for the transfer of torque from the energy-producing drive train to the other parts of the vehicle. It is most often used on rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicles to connect the engine to the rear axle.
There are many symptoms of drive shaft problems, including car noises, difficulty turning the car and shaking of the car. It is important to diagnose and fix drive shaft problems early because no car can shift from idle to drive without a functioning drive shaft.
An automotive drive shaft is responsible for transferring the engine's rotational power, or torque, through the transmission across some distance to one of the car's axles, either from the front of the car to the rear or vice versa. Drive shafts are also responsible for directing power to the wheels
Auto Parts Warehouse and eBay both offer Ford drive shafts for purchase. Auto Parts Warehouse acts as a middleman and connects customers with sellers that carry drive shafts. EBay works in a similar way and has approximately 1,200 listings for universal joints and drive shafts for Ford, as of 2015.
A drive shaft transfers the torque produced by the engine to the rear axle in rear-wheel-drive cars. The drive shaft accomplishes this by mating the output shaft of the transmission to the differential at the rear axle. Four-wheel-drive vehicles also incorporate a second drive shaft that delivers to
The 2015 Wrangler and the 2015 Grand Cherokee SRT are two Jeep models that are also available in right-hand-drive variations. Jeep does not sell any right-hand-drive vehicle in the US and insurance companies may charge more for imported vehicles.
Modern versions of the Jeep include the Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, Compass, Patriot and Renegade. There have been many different model types of Jeep produced since its invention during World War II.
A CV half shaft, commonly referred to as a drive axle, is the component that transmits power from the differential directly to the vehicle's wheels. A regular two-wheel-drive vehicle will have two half shafts located in their respective engine compartments.
The 2015 Jeep line-up includes the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee as well as the Compass, Patriot, Renegade and Wrangler models. The Jeep brand, which began as a military vehicle manufacturer in 1941, crossed into producing vehicles for the civilian market at the end of World War II.
Used right-hand drive Jeeps are found through dealers such as Galena Chrysler, US Drive Right and Postal Pete, which specialize in such vehicles. Specialized classifieds sites such as PostalClassified.com also offer listings for used right-hand drive Jeeps, as do auction sites such as eBay.com.