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On most truck drivelines you will find an intermediate propshaft and Scania trucks are no different. Sometimes referred to as the 'mid-shaft' or a 'centre bearing shaft', the intermediate propshaft is identified as the propshaft with a centre support bearing.

In week 10, we took a quick look at our first propshaft centre bearing of the series. We covered the main components of a centre bearing and how they operate within a propshaft.

Universal Joints are a common sight when it comes to Propshafts and are easily identifiable by many people in the automotive trade. However, if you’re someone who has limited experience with Propshafts, let alone the individual components, sometimes it can feel like you’re fumbling around in the dark.

Volkswagen’s mid-size luxury SUV, the Volkswagen Touareg, has been produced since 2002 and its popularity seems to suggest it’s following the sales trend for SUVs across Europe.

Scania Interaxle Propshafts (or “Bogie Propshafts”) are found on Scania tippers between the two back driven axles. It is quite common for these to fail due to the amount of stress they are under, so we quite often see these props in pretty bad shape.

Over 50 new shafts in stock ready for next day delivery. Original Mercedes 3 piece propshafts complete with centre bearings. All shafts are brand new and come complete with 12 months warranty. Simply call us with your registration number and we can identify the correct propshaft for your vehicle.

Over 100 genuine centre bearings in stock ready for immediate dispatch. We also can supply and fit the bearing for you and arrange collection/delivery from anywhere in the UK. If your propshaft is completely worn we also offer the complete O.E. propshaft for a fraction of dealers prices.

Firow keep a full range of interaxle / bogey propshafts in stock. Minimise operational downtime by ordering a new shaft and we will deliver by 10.30am the following day of your order. All our new shafts are built using European manufactured greaseable universal joints (unless sfl requested).


With over 100 years combined experience you can be assured the advice given will be precise and valuable.


As one of the largest stockholders of complete propshafts and component parts we can ensure you are operational in the shortest possible time while reducing additional shipping costs.


We offer a same day service ensuring you have minimal downtime and reduce the cost associated with replacement vehicles or plant.


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