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Used Lexus Prop Shafts
All used Lexus Prop Shafts listed on Breakeryard.com are tested, original (OEM) manufacturer parts and come with a 14 day money back guarantee. Breakeryard.com list used car parts for Lexus are from premium breaker yards from across the UK, saving you up to 80% compared to main dealer prices.
About Prop Shafts
The Lexus propshaft is a key part of an automatic vehicle’s transmission and is attached to the gearbox using a propshaft coupling. This coupling is usually a two-piece rubber doughnut shaped gaiter with metal bushings inside to connect the propshaft. The Lexus propshaft can be attached to the gearbox using a variety of different fixings such as nuts and bolts or cap screws. The ends of the Lexus propshaft can either be parallel or tapered and this will influence which fixing is used.
Lexus propshaft failures can happen for a variety of reasons, but most common is general wear to the propshaft coupling, which can be more common in rubber couplings. If the propshaft coupling becomes damaged, this can cause excess play in the Lexus propshaft. This play can twist the pipe.
Other things that could cause damage to the Lexus propshaft could be caused by road hazards denting the tube of the Lexus propshaft. It’s also possible for the Lexus propshaft to shear in half if it has been rubbing against another part of the vehicle. This could be caused by incorrect installation of the Lexus propshaft or nearby parts.
- The engine is so good on a Lexus LFA that analogue tachometers couldn't keep up. The company had no choice but to use digital tachometers.
- Thanks, in part, to the popularity of the Lexus in the US, the 1990s saw the name appear in the top 100 most popular girl's names in the country.
- It is estimated that up to 80% of Lexus owners also own Apple devices, but nobody is quite sure of the link between the two!
- Lexus was the idea of the head of Toyota USA. Yukiyasu Togo wanted a luxury car for Toyota, but it was considered impossible by the rest of the company to compete with BMW or Mercedes.
- Although Mexico is a huge market, Lexus doesn't have a single dealership there. While Lexus has a presence in over 90 countries, they are conspicuously absent from the 13th largest car market on the planet!