ball steering


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  • recirculating ball steering — A special version of the worm and nut steering in which ball bearings circulate between the nut and worm to reduce friction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Steering — For other uses, see Steering (disambiguation). Part of car steering mechanism: tie rod, steering arm, king pin axis (using ball joints). Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow a vessel (ship …   Wikipedia

  • steering — A mechanism for controlling the direction of a vehicle. See absorbing steering ackermann steering adjustable steering all wheel steering assisted steering axle and steering ball and nut steering ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball — A sphere usually made of metal when used in automotive applications. Also see ball and spring ball bearing ball joint ball joint rocker arm check ball detent ball and spring hitch ball impact swivel ball universal joint …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball-and-nut steering — See recirculating ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball joint — n. a mechanical ball and socket joint, esp. one used in the steering linkage of certain automotive vehicles to connect the tie rod to either of the wheels that turn * * * …   Universalium

  • ball joint — n. a mechanical ball and socket joint, esp. one used in the steering linkage of certain automotive vehicles to connect the tie rod to either of the wheels that turn …   English World dictionary

  • Ball joint — In an automobile, ball joints are spherical bearings that connect the control arms to the steering knuckles. More specifically, a ball joint is a steel bearing stud and socket enclosed in a steel casing. The bearing stud is tapered and threaded.… …   Wikipedia

  • Steering wheel — This article is about steering wheels in cars. For the use in vessels, see Steering wheel (ship). A modern road car s steering wheel (Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010)) …   Wikipedia

  • ball joint — A flexible joint using a ball and socket type of construction, used in steering linkage setups, steering knuckle pivot supports, etc. Their flexibility helps to compensate for the changes in the wheel and steering when turning or hitting a bump… …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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