steering axis inclination


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • axis inclination — See steering axis inclination swivel axis inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • axis — The centerline, whether real or imaginary, around which a thing rotates. Also see cam ground piston eccentric bolt hotchkiss drive kingpin axis kingpin inclination moment of inertia pivot axis roll axis self al …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • inclination — A set angle. See kingpin inclination steering swivel inclination steering axis inclination swivel axis inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • kingpin inclination — (KPI) The angle made of the kingpin axis to the perpendicular as viewed from the front. An alignment adjustment where the tops of the kingpins are tipped inward toward each other. This places the center line of the steering axis nearer the center …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • kingpin inclination — the angle in front elevation between the steering axis and the vertical …   Mechanics glossary

  • Scrub radius — Scrubradius 0 (top) positive (center) negative(bottom) The scrub radius is the distance in front view between the king pin axis and the center of the contact patch of the wheel, where both would theoretically touch the road. The kingpin axis is… …   Wikipedia

  • included angle — The sum of the Camber and Kingpin inclination (or steering axis inclination) angles. This angle is designed into the steering knuckle and must remain constant …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • alignment — [1] When referring to wheel alignment, it is the proper adjustment of a vehicle s front or rear suspension for camber, toe in, toe out, kingpin inclination or steering axis inclination, and turning radius or toe out on turns, caster, and ride… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • SAI — South American Indian (Other) (Regional » Language Codes (3 Letters)) Serving Area Interface (Computing » Telecom) * Steering Axis Inclination (Governmental » Transportation) * San Marino, San Marino (Regional » Airport Codes) * Supplemental… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • SAI — Acronym for steering axis inclination …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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