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Automobile

Of or relating to any vehicle, usually designed to carry passengers, that operates on ordinary roads and typically has four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine.

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chassis number

Automotive; Automobile

The serial number of an older vehicle which was originally stamped on a chassis member. Later it became known as a vehicle identification number (VIN)

clutch shaft

Automotive; Automobile

The shaft that takes power from the clutch into the gearbox.

the drive pinion

Automotive; Automobile

The shaft that takes power from the clutch into the gearbox.

compression molding

Automotive; Automobile

The shaping of molding material by softening it under pressure and the action of heat, and forcing it through a hole into a hollow space which it completely fills.

chassis leg

Automotive; Automobile

The short channel or box section which runs along the vehicle's main axle. It is an auxiliary member, not the main side member.

camber thrust

Automotive; Automobile

The side force generated when a tire rolls with camber. Camber thrust can add to or subtract from the side force a tire generates.

carbon fouling

Automotive; Automobile

The situation that occurs when the two electrical terminals of the spark plug are coated with carbon causing a reduction in efficiency leading to intermittent firing or complete failure.

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