- A long rod which connects between the brake pedal and the brake actuating lever.
Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.
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rod —  A modified car. Also see street rod.  To drive a vehicle hard.  A connecting rod.  To clean out a radiator by passing a rod through the lines. See rodding the radiator.  A thin bar. See boxed rod brake rod connecting rod con rod … Dictionary of automotive terms
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