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By Don Goodsell (Auth.)

An evidence of the technical phrases utilized in car engineering. Diagrams illustrate the various extra complicated goods, and a separate record of acronyms and initials is supplied. The phrases incorporated diversity from formal terminology to vernacular, either British and American

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2) Landing legs for a semi-trailer. donkey engine A small auxiliary engine, usually for driving ancillary equipment or services when the main engine is stopped. dope Fuel additive, particularly nitromethane or of one of the aromatic hydrocarbons. Used in competitive events where regulations permit. (Informal). double See double trailer. double-acting Of an engine or pump, where work is done on, or by, each side of the piston. Extremely rare in diesel engines, though common practice in steam. 7The CAV DPA distributor pump double-barrel carburetor Carburetor in which two barrels share the same float chamber.

See also beU housing, clutch judder Faulty condition in which the clutch does not take up smoothly but vibrates during engagement due to oil on friction surfaces or to warped plates. Also clutch shudder, clutch pedal Pedal by which the driver of a vehicle operates the clutch, through a mechanical or hydraulic linkage. clutch pedal free travel Distance moved by clutch pedal before clutch actuating mechanism begins to operate. clutch plate (US: clutch disc or disk) Rotating clutch element, to which the friction material is attached.

Driving cycle See test cycle. driving mirror Mirror providing a driver with rearward vision, particularly when mounted within a vehicle. See also wing mirror. driving wheel A steering wheel (UK archaic). dromedary Cargo-carrying truck (not merely a tractor unit) equipped with a fifth wheel for towing a semi-trailer (US informal), drop arm (US: pitman arm) Lever or arm that translates the rotary output of a steering box to the linear movement of a drag link. Also steering arm. 6. drop axle Dead axle of which the main portion of the beam is lower than the axis of the wheels.

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