Rebuilding and Repairing Axles in Minneapolis
Our professionals at Houston Rebuilt Axles (HRA) provide rebuilt and repaired axles to vehicle owners in Minneapolis. At HRA we have over 75 years of combined experience performing axle repairs and also rebuilds. We have both the experience but also the equipment required. Our equipment, including our lathe, allows us to straighten the axle. It also allows us to restore axles back to factory specifications. We are able to ship axles to and from any location in Minneapolis. We are also able to deliver axles door-to-door to any location in the United States. Our courier service will ship to your home or to a mechanic of your choice.
Our professionals at HRA choose Timken bearings in our axle rebuilds. At Timken, they are the industry standard in bearings and are also known for their precision tolerances. Also, our axle rebuilds are covered under our warranty. This means you can trust our axle rebuilds and also repairs. We are also able to modify differentials and axles for any purpose. Whether you want to modify a differential for off-roading or narrowing an axle for hotrods, we have you covered.
What is involved in an axle repair?
Repairing an axle is a good option for your axle as it is cheaper than rebuilding an axle. Rebuilding and repairing an axle may seem similar but rebuilding an axle generally has more expensive parts. Repairing an axle starts by tearing down the axle. This involves removing the axle shafts, bearing set, ring gear and rotors from the rear end. We keep the pinion shaft and also pinion bearing installed. We then will straighten the axle on our lathe as needed. Then the housing will be cleaned and the bearings will also be inspected. Any damaged spindle ends will then be replaced with our built in-house replacement spindle ends. We then reassemble, paint and fill the axle with fluids, making the axle ready to install.
How we perform our rebuilt axle assemblies
Our rebuild axle assemblies go through a similar process to an axle repair. Disassembling the axle, and also cleaning it thoroughly. We then replace the ring and pinion with a high-quality OEM replacement. Next, we will replace all the bearings in the axle. Our experts use Timken bearings in our axle rebuilds. Timken is known for its precise tolerances and is the benchmark in the bearing industry.
We will then replace all the seals on the axle. We also use Timken seals on carriers and axle shafts. Also, we replace all used seals with new seals. For rebuilt rear axles, we use refurbished axle shafts that have been inspected thoroughly. We will also purchase a new axle shaft if necessary. Next, if a rear axle has the rotors bolted on behind the hub, we will replace or turn it. We do this process to allow new pads to be properly installed. Should you decide to purchase a rebuilt axle from us, we will then need your axle as an exchange. Following that, like the axle repair, we reassemble, paint and then fill the axle with fluid.
Do we ship to Minneapolis?
Yes! We are able to deliver our axle to any location in the US and Minneapolis. Also, we are able to use our country-wide courier service to ship your axle from your home or your mechanic to our location. We offer door-to-door service anywhere in Minneapolis and the United States. If you need a mechanic, we suggest these highly-recommended shops:
1) John’s Lowry Repair Center is a family-owned and a full-service maintenance and repair shop. Their shop opens from Monday to Friday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.
2) Green Garage knows your car is more than a tool and offers a service that respects you and your vehicle. They open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 5:30 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
John’s Lowry Repair Center, 2907 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Green Garage, 2749 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408