Engineered and designed to twist or spool up like a torsion bar to avoid damage to the transmission final drive and to keep the axle from snapping under extreme or race loads. EMPI axles are made from 4340 chromoly and feature high strength cold formed / rolled splines. Special silver zinc plating ensures these axles far outlast and outperform all of the competitors. For hi-performance, drag and off road conditions, these axles are the only way to go. For Type 2 trans; Type 1 and 2 joints; 3 x 3 arms.