Bendix starter

A starter motor with a Bendix drive.
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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Bendix, Vincent — ▪ American inventor and industrialist born Aug. 12, 1882, Moline, Ill., U.S. died March 27, 1945, New York, N.Y.       American inventor and industrialist who contributed to the development of automobiles and aircraft.       At the age of 16,… …   Universalium

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