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A Question of Traction: 6×2 vs. 6×4 Axle Configuration

One easy way to increase fuel economy for a customer is to recommend a reduction in the number of drive axles on a truck from two to one. The 6×2 configuration creates a “dead axle,” which reduces rolling resistance and lowers fuel consumption. The key to choosing the right axle configuration is determining how much traction your customer needs. This article provides some guidance – and additional measures customers can take to achieve the traction needed without sacrificing fuel economy gains.


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