TRUE tri-axle?

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The front axle appears to be a lift axle.
Can't really see well enough to be sure, but I think I see a bearing cap like should be on a non-powered axle on the front axle.

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Red circle makes me think it's not a drive axle.
Blue circle makes me certain that it's a lift axle
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Did you look at the other pictures? Looks like a driveshaft was removed. Wondered why

There are a few true tri’s out there. Military has them, too. Always wondered how the front-most axle survives the stress of full lock turns!

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Absolutely a twin screw with a pusher. Probably with a bad rear diff or a power divider that won't unlock.

Looks like rolling scrap with the possibility of a decent engine and transmission.
 
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You can see the oil bath hub plug on the first rear axle, I never see any on road 3 powered axle trucks...
 
  
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Absolutely a twin screw with a pusher. Probably with a bad rear diff or a power divider that won't unlock.

Looks like rolling scrap with the possibility of a decent engine and transmission.

Upon close inspection of the frame, I see some metal fatigue and swelling
 
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That frame swelling is nothing I have seen and fixed worse.........
 
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What's the interest in a tractor trailer ?.....
 
 
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