Originally Posted by Nailhead
That may well be, but it still doesn't make an abundance of sense to me given that axle shafts aren't made of bearing steel.
This S10 is the first vehicle I've owned with a C-clip axle, so they're new to me.
As for the bearing arrangement, what works works, I guess.
Actually, they are made from tool steel (many, many different varieties of treatable steel), hardened, then precision ground, just like a bearing.