There are a few different options when it comes to CV axles for the Duramax. The best option for your specific truck will depend on a variety of factors, including the weight of your vehicle, the terrain you drive on, and the type of suspension you have.
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Cardone CV AXLE
CARDONE has extensive experience in remanufacturing CV Drive Axles, they spent over three decades re-engineering materials and processes to arrive at a superior, longer-lasting product.
Cardon’s proprietary pneumatic clamping machines create a perfect seal between the boot and housing, creating a water-tight seal. The perfect geometry of the ball groove is maintained to allow for proper grease flow, significantly increasing longevity.
Additionally, all CV Drive Axle shafts are individually verified for straightness, resulting in a vibration-free performance at all speeds.
Cardone CV axles are designed and engineered to be a direct replacement for your vehicle’s original axle.
Cardone axles are manufactured with precision tolerances and are tested to ensure they meet or exceed OEM standards.
All Cardone axles come with a one-year warranty, ensuring that you’re getting the best quality product available.
Trakmotive CV AXLE
The Trakmotive CV axle is designed to be a direct replacement for the factory-installed axle on light-duty trucks and vans. It features an independent suspension that provides a smooth ride and superior handling. The axle is also backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
Trakmotive’s CV axle is made from forged steel and features a precision-machined spline.
It also has a high-quality seal system that keeps out dirt and debris.
The axle is available in both standard and custom configurations.
All necessary attached hardware & grease included
ABS-consolidated and assembled with correct ABS ring to assure correct fit and function
OE hollow tube design helps reduce torque steer under hard acceleration
Premium neoprene dust boots provide greater flexibility and durability
GSP Extreme Duty (XD) Axles
The XD Axles from GSP provide extreme duty performance for your heavy-duty truck or SUV. These axles are engineered for vehicles that frequently tow or haul heavy loads, and feature a robust design that can handle the most demanding applications.
They are available in both rear and front axle configurations, and are compatible with a variety of different wheel sizes and brake systems.
GSP XD Axles are made of forged steel and are 33% stronger than regular axles.
They have a larger diameter for greater strength and durability.
The extra-wide design prevents premature wear and tear on suspension components.
The XD Axles are also backed by a lifetime warranty.
They’re compatible with a variety of vehicles, making them a versatile choice.