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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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

  • 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. See ball joint steering knuckle grease fittings …   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

  • joint — [1] The place where two pieces meet when a structure is made of smaller pieces. [2] A flexible or firm connector between two rods. [3] Connecting point as between two pipes. [4] The location at which two adherends are held together by an adhesive …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ball joint — In an automobile, ball joints are spherical bearings that connect the control arms to the steering knuckles. More specifically, a ball joint is a steel bearing stud and socket enclosed in a steel casing. The bearing stud is tapered and threaded.… …   Wikipedia

  • ball joint — A flexible joint using a ball and socket type of construction, used in steering linkage setups, steering knuckle pivot supports, etc. Their flexibility helps to compensate for the changes in the wheel and steering when turning or hitting a bump… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 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

  • 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

  • Control arm — Double Wishbone Suspension In automotive suspension, an automobile s control arm or wishbone (aka. A arm or A frame) is a nearly flat and roughly triangular suspension member (or sub frame), that pivots in two places. The broad end of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pontiac Fiero — Infobox Automobile name = Pontiac Fiero manufacturer = General Motors class = Sports car body style = 2 door notchback 2 door fastback engine = 2.5 L (151 in³) Tech IV I4 2.8 L (173 in³) L44 V6 transmission=4 speed manual 5 speed Getrag 282… …   Wikipedia

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