torque arm

A T-shaped extrusion of the rear axle casing to take up forward thrust of the driven axle

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  • torque arm — noun Etymology: torque (II) : an arm to take the torque of the rear axle of an automotive vehicle that is connected at the rear with the differential case either rigidly or by a joint and at the front is always jointed to a cross member of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • torque-arm radius — the horizontal distance from the torque arm center to the wheel center …   Mechanics glossary

  • torque-arm center in braking — the instantaneous center in a vertical longitudinal plane through the wheel center about which the wheel moves relative to the sprung mass when the brake is locked …   Mechanics glossary

  • torque-arm center in drive — the instantaneous center in a vertical longitudinal plane through the wheel center about which the wheel moves relative to the sprung mass when the drive mechanism is locked at the power source …   Mechanics glossary

  • arm — A part attached to or projecting from something. Also see a arm a arm actuator arm ball joint rocker arm breaker arm check arm contact arm control arm crankarm door check arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Arm wrestling — is a sport with two participants. Each participant places one arm, both put either the right or left, on a surface, with their elbows bent and touching the surface, and they grip each other s hand. The goal is to pin the other s arm onto the… …   Wikipedia

  • Torque — For other uses, see Torque (disambiguation). Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …   Wikipedia

  • Torque wrench — A torque wrench is a tool used to precisely set the torque of a fastener such as a nut or bolt. It is usually in the form of a socket wrench with special internal mechanisms. A torque wrench is used where the tightness of screws and bolts is… …   Wikipedia

  • torque — /tawrk/, n., v., torqued, torquing. n. 1. Mech. something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation; the moment of a force or system of forces tending to cause rotation. 2. Mach. the measured ability of a rotating element, as of a… …   Universalium

  • Torque tube — A torque tube system is an automobile driveshaft technology, used in cars with a front engine and rear drive. It is not as widespread as the Hotchkiss drive, but is still occasionally used to this day. The torque that is referred to in the name… …   Wikipedia

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