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Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating. Also referred to as GAWR Rear. This is the maximum load that the rear axle and suspension can handle.

Provides the surface area for the brake pads to engage.

On the Ford axle, they are held to the hub by the lug nuts. On the Dana axle, the rotor is pressed onto the hub by the wheel studs.