brake lever strut


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • lever — A simple machine comprising an arm and a pivot. Also see actuating lever brake lever clutch lever clutch release lever gear lever gearshift left hand gear lever parking brake lever strut parking brake lev …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • Drum brake — A drum brake with the drum removed as used on the rear wheel of a car or truck. Note that in this installation, a cable operated parking brake uses the service shoes …   Wikipedia

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