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Stub axle


Stub axle: A stub axle is one of the two front axles that carries a wheel in a rear wheel drive vehicle. The axle is capable of limited angular movement about the kingpin for steering the vehicle. The stub axle consists of wheel bearings which support the wheel hub.

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Google previewAutomobile Dictionary (2010)

by Albert Clough

Steering stub; stub axle. Steering Knuckle Thrust — A thrust bearing (see bearing, ball thrust), interposed between the steering knuckle and the steering head at the point where the pressure due to the vehi cle weight acts. By reducing friction between ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Automobile Body Styles, 2d ed. (2017)

by Lennart W. Haajanen

It has not been possible to establish with certainty, but it seems reasonable to assume that it was this system, eliminating the common turning front axle (and the subsequent, more advanced stub axle turning system by Georg Lankensperger, known as Ackermann steering), that led to the much later and successful use of articulated steering in today's various tractors, road construction machines, earthmovers etc., but, so far, not in cars. 1Estate Car British for Station Wagon. A three- or ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science and Technology (1993)

by Magdeleine Moureau, Gerald Brace

stub axle: fusée de l'essieu avant, stub end: tête de bielle. stubbing - raboutage m, récupération des masses- tiges usées par coupe des extrémités et apport d'embouts. stubborn - irréductible ; persistant ; réfractaire, émulsion, etc. stuck - bloqué, se dit d'un tube de forage ou d'un tubage dont la descente ou la remontée est accidentellement arrêtée ; coincé, stuck bearing: palier bloqué ; palier grippé, bloqué, voir aussi frozen bearing, seteed bearing. stuck casing: tubage ...

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