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Kingpin (automotive part)

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The kingpin, also king-pin and king pin, is the main pivot in the steering mechanism of a car or other vehicle. [1]

49 relations: Ackermann steering geometry, American automobile industry in the 1950s, Automotive suspension design, Ball joint, Camber angle, Caster, Chapman strut, D-type Triplex (New York City Subway car), Dana 44, Dana 60, Destructo Trucks, Double wishbone suspension, Drifting (motorsport), Dual pivot steering geometry, Dubonnet suspension, Fifth-wheel coupling, GAZ Volga, HK 94–100, Ingersoll Axles, Jack Murray (racing driver), King post, Kingpin, KPI, List of auto parts, List of Crash Bandicoot mobile games, MacPherson strut, Monowheel tractor, Morgan Motor Company, Nipple (disambiguation), Outline of automobiles, Penny board, Pontiac, RevoKnuckle, Rover 8, Scrub radius, Semi-trailer truck, Skateboard, Sliding pillar suspension, Steering, Stemco, Sterling Elliott, Stub axle, Swing axle, Tank transporter, Tensor Trucks, Thornycroft Hathi, Torque steer, Tricycle, 1955 Dodge.

Ackermann steering geometry

Ackermann steering geometry is a geometric arrangement of linkages in the steering of a car or other vehicle designed to solve the problem of wheels on the inside and outside of a turn needing to trace out circles of different radii.

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American automobile industry in the 1950s

The 1950s were pivotal for the American automobile industry.

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Automotive suspension design

Automotive suspension design is an aspect of automotive engineering, concerned with designing the suspension for cars and trucks.

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Ball joint

In an automobile, ball joints are spherical bearings that connect the control arms to the steering knuckles.

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Camber angle

From the front of the car, a right wheel with a negative camber angle Camber angle is the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle; specifically, it is the angle between the vertical axis of the wheels used for steering and the vertical axis of the vehicle when viewed from the front or rear.

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A caster (also castor according to some dictionaries) is a wheeled device typically mounted to a larger object that enables relatively easy rolling movement of the object.

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Chapman strut

The Chapman strut is a design of independent rear suspension used for light cars, particularly sports and racing cars.

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D-type Triplex (New York City Subway car)

The D-Type, commonly known as the Triplex, was a New York City Subway car class with four units built as a prototype in 1925 and the production units built during 1927 and 1928.

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Dana 44

The Dana/Spicer Model 44 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Holding Corporation and is used extensively among automobile manufacturers and in the automotive aftermarket area as well.

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Dana 60

The Dana/Spicer Model 60 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Holding Corporation and used in OEM pickup and limited passenger car applications by Chevrolet, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ford and Land Rover.

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Destructo Trucks

Destructo Trucks are a brand of skateboard trucks.

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Double wishbone suspension

In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.

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Drifting (motorsport)

Drifting is a driving technique where the driver intentionally oversteers, with loss of traction in the rear wheels or all tires, while maintaining control and driving the car through the entirety of a corner.

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Dual pivot steering geometry

Dual-pivot steering geometry (also known as virtual pivot) is a geometric arrangement of linkages in the steering of a car designed to reduce or eliminate scrub radius by moving the pivot point of the king pin outboard, in order to improve steering precision and straight line stability.

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Dubonnet suspension

Dubonnet suspension was a system of trailing arm independent front suspension and steering popular mainly in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Fifth-wheel coupling

The fifth-wheel coupling provides the link between a semi-trailer and the towing truck, tractor unit, leading trailer or dolly.

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GAZ Volga

Volga (Волга) is an automobile brand that originated in the Soviet Union to replace the venerated GAZ Pobeda in 1956.

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HK 94–100

The HK 94–100 is a series of four-axled, German Mallet locomotives with a track gauge.

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Ingersoll Axles

Ingersoll Axles is a member of the IMT Partnership.

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Jack Murray (racing driver)

John Eric Murray (30 August 1907 – 11 December 1983), generally known as Jack Murray or 'Gelignite' Jack, was an Australian racing driver and sportsman, most remembered for his participation in the REDEX Round Australia Reliability Trials in the 1950s.

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King post

A king post (or king-post or kingpost) is a central vertical post used in architectural or bridge designs, working in tension to support a beam below from a truss apex above (whereas a crown post, though visually similar, supports items above from the beam below).

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Kingpin or king pin may refer to.

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KPI may refer to.

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List of auto parts

This is a list of automotive parts mostly for vehicles using internal combustion engines which are manufactured components of automobiles.

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List of Crash Bandicoot mobile games

There are a number of mobile games in the Crash Bandicoot series.

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MacPherson strut

The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.

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Monowheel tractor

Monowheel tractors or monowheel-drive tractors are light transport and agricultural vehicles that are driven and controlled by an engine and steering mechanism mounted on a single large wheel, with the load-carrying body trailing behind.

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Morgan Motor Company

The Morgan Motor Company is a family-owned British motor car manufacturer that was founded in 1910 by Henry Frederick Stanley Morgan.

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Nipple (disambiguation)

Nipple may refer to.

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Outline of automobiles

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to automobiles: Automobile (or car) – wheeled passenger vehicle that carries its own motor.

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Penny board

A Penny board is a type of plastic skateboard, known within the industry as a short cruiser.

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Pontiac is a now-defunct car brand that was owned, made, and sold by General Motors.

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RevoKnuckle is Ford's variation of the MacPherson strut suspension design which separates steering and suspension movements to provide lower scrub radius and kingpin offset than traditional MacPherson struts.

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Rover 8

The Rover 8 was a small single-cylinder eight-horsepower 1327 cc car made by the British Rover car company.

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Scrub radius

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.

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Semi-trailer truck

A semi-trailer truck (more commonly semi truck or simply "semi") is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.

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A skateboard is a type of sports equipment used primarily for the sport of skateboarding.

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Sliding pillar suspension

A sliding pillar suspension is a form of independent front suspension for light cars.

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Steering is the collection of components, linkages, etc.

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Stemco (from "Specialized Truck Equipment Manufacturing Company") is a Longview, TX, based company that manufactures and distributes products for the global commercial vehicle market.

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Sterling Elliott

Sterling Elliott (1852–1922) produced a series of successful inventions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Stub axle

A stub axle is one of the two front axles that carries a wheel in a rear wheel drive vehicle.

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Swing axle

A swing axle is a simple type of independent (rear wheel) suspension designed and patented by Edmund Rumpler in 1903.

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Tank transporter

A tank transporter is a combination of a heavy tractor unit and mating semi-trailer, typically a Lowboy (trailer), used for transporting tanks.

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Tensor Trucks

Tensor Trucks is a skateboarding truck company founded and designed by professional skateboarder, Rodney Mullen, in 2000.

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Thornycroft Hathi

The Hathi (Hindi: "elephant") was an early four wheel drive lorry built by Thornycroft in the 1920s.

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Torque steer

Torque steer is the unintended influence of engine torque on the steering, especially in front-wheel drive vehicles.

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A tricycle, often abbreviated to trike, is a human-powered (or gravity-powered) three-wheeled vehicle.

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1955 Dodge

The 1955 Dodge lineup, consisting of the entry-level Coronet, Royal, and ornate Custom Royal, was a major departure for the company.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingpin_(automotive_part)

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