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Rear Wheel Drive - A final drive configuration where only the rear wheels of the vehicle transfer power to a road surface in order to drive the vehicle forward or backward.

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2005 Silverado 1500 Brakes Dragging Randomly

I have an 05 Silverado 1500 RWD, I have had an issue with my brakes for months now. My brakes tend to drag at least once a day, the pedal is very inconstant as well. It gets stiff and very close to ...
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Rear wheel alignment on rear-wheel-drive vehicle

I recently got rear wheel bearings replaced on my 2005 Toyota Hilux (KUN26 frame) and now wondering if the wheels need alignment in order to prevent excessive tire wear. On the one hand, the rear ...
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Where is extra fuel consumption in RWD and AWD cars dissipated?

I have understood that rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) cars are less fuel efficient than front-wheel drive (FWD) cars, and that for this reason most cars sold today are FWD. I'm ...
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Different distance between the end of the front fender and the beginning of the front door on FWD and RWD cards

Why the distance between the end of the front fender and the starting point of the front door of a vehicle is different in RWD and FWD cars? I am talking about the gap marked with red in this pic: ...
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How can I tow a RWD manual transmission car with a tow dolly safely?

I am purchasing my next project car, a 1976 Fiat 124. For those that don't know, it's a rear wheel drive manual. In my area, it's not possible to rent a flat-bed trailer unless I want to spend over $...
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FWD vs RWD winter time [closed]

Background: All my life I drove FWD (Front Wheel Drive) cars. I drove FWD in different conditions with all-season tires and always got good and even predictable handling during winter periods. In ...
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RWD vs FWD advantages and disadvantages

I want to know the advantages and disadvantages of rear wheel drive and front wheel drive cars I know that cars with FWD can't drift. Are there any other advantages or disadvantages?