steering knuckle

The inner portion of the spindle that is affixed to and pivots on either a kingpin or on upper and lower ball joints.
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grease fittings

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • steering knuckle — noun : a knuckle made to furnish a bearing for an automobile steering wheel, pivoted to the axle, and controlled in its swiveling motion by the steering gear …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering knuckle angle — The angle formed between the steering axis and the center line of the spindle. This angle is sometimes referred to as the included angle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering knuckle arm — See steering arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ball joint steering knuckle — A steering knuckle that pivots on ball joints instead of on a kingpin …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • joint steering knuckle — See ball joint steering knuckle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • reverse Elliot steering knuckle — Type of axle construction in which steering spindle straddles ends of axle beam …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Elliott steering knuckle — Type of axle in which ends of axle beam straddle spindle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • knuckle arm — steering arm. Also see steering knuckle arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • knuckle — [1] the joint of a hinge through which the pin passes; [2] The hinged joint between two rods or tubes. also See ball joint steering knuckle steering knuckle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • knuckle post — noun : the vertical post of an automobile steering knuckle on which the knuckle is pivoted …   Useful english dictionary

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