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Toe (automotive)

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In automotive engineering, toe, also known as tracking, is the symmetric angle that each wheel makes with the longitudinal axis of the vehicle, as a function of static geometry, and kinematic and compliant effects. [1]

42 relations: Ackermann steering geometry, Automobile handling, Automotive suspension design, Ball joint, BMW 5 Series (E39), Burnelli CB-16, Camber angle, Caster angle, Caudron Types M and N, Double wishbone suspension, ERA Mini Turbo, Glossary of mechanical engineering, GM G platform (1995), Holden Commodore, Holden Commodore (VT), Holden Commodore (VX), Honda S2000, Hunting oscillation, Index of mechanical engineering articles, Lancia Prisma, List of Wheeler Dealers episodes, McLaren F1, Multi-link suspension, Outline of automobiles, QuattroVelo, Racing setup, Radio-controlled model, Steering, Tamiya Avante, Tire, Toe (disambiguation), Tracking, Traxxas, Twist-beam rear suspension, Vehicle dynamics, Weathervane effect, Weissach axle, Wheel alignment, Zenith Gemini CH-620, 1982 Indianapolis 500, 1990 Daytona 500, 2003 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400.

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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Automobile handling

Automobile handling and vehicle handling are descriptions of the way a wheeled vehicle responds and reacts to the inputs of a driver, as well as how it moves along a track or road.

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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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BMW 5 Series (E39)

The BMW E39 is the fourth generation of BMW 5 Series, which was sold from 1995 to 2003.

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Burnelli CB-16

The Burnelli CB-16, also known as the Uppercu-Burnelli CB-300, was a passenger aircraft designed by the American company Burnelli in 1928.

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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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Caster angle

θ is the caster angle, the red line is the pivot line, and the grey area is the tire. The caster angle or castor angle is the angular displacement of the steering axis from the vertical axis of a steered wheel in a car, motorcycle, bicycle or other vehicle, measured in the longitudinal direction.

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Caudron Types M and N

The Caudron Types M and N were small, fast French sports monoplanes, flown 1911–13 under a wide range of engine powers.

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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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ERA Mini Turbo

The ERA Mini Turbo is a modified Mini city car that was produced by Engineering Research & Application Ltd. under the ERA brand name from 1989 to 1991 at Dunstable in Bedfordshire, England.

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Glossary of mechanical engineering

Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself.

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GM G platform (1995)

The General Motors G platform (also called G-Body) automobile platform designation was used for front-wheel drive full-sized luxury cars between 1995 and 2011.

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Holden Commodore

The Holden Commodore is a medium to large sedan sold by Holden since 1978.

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Holden Commodore (VT)

The Holden Commodore (VT) is an executive car that was produced by the Australian manufacturer Holden from 1997 to 2000.

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Holden Commodore (VX)

The Holden Commodore (VX) is an executive car that was produced by the Australian manufacturer Holden from 2000 to 2002.

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Honda S2000

The Honda S2000 is a roadster that was manufactured by Japanese company Honda from 1999 to 2009.

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Hunting oscillation

Hunting oscillation is a self-oscillation, usually unwanted, about an equilibrium.

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Index of mechanical engineering articles

This is an alphabetical list of articles pertaining specifically to mechanical engineering.

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Lancia Prisma

The Lancia Prisma (Tipo 831) was a small family car built by Italian car manufacturer Lancia between 1982 and 1989.

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List of Wheeler Dealers episodes

Wheeler Dealers is a British television series produced by Attaboy TV for the Discovery Channel, fronted by Mike Brewer, with mechanic Edd China in Series 1-13 and Ant Anstead starting from Series 14.

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McLaren F1

The McLaren F1 is a sports car designed and manufactured by McLaren Cars.

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Multi-link suspension

A multi-link suspension is a type of vehicle suspension design typically used in independent suspensions, using three or more lateral arms, and one or more longitudinal arms.

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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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The QuattroVelo is a commercial-production velomobile which is notable for using both four wheels and also a highly aerodynamic fairing.

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Racing setup

In motorsport, the racing setup, car setup or vehicle setup is the set of adjustments made to the vehicle in order to optimize its behaviour (performance, handling, reliability, etc.) for specific conditions.

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Radio-controlled model

A radio-controlled model (or RC model) is a model that is steerable with the use of radio control.

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Steering is the collection of components, linkages, etc.

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Tamiya Avante

The Tamiya Avante is a historically significant 1/10 scale four-wheel-drive electric offroad competition buggy released in 1988 as Tamiya's 72nd radio control kit under catalog number 58072.

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A tire (American English) or tyre (British English; see spelling differences) is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel's rim to transfer a vehicle's load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface traveled over.

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Toe (disambiguation)

A toe is a digit of the foot of a human or animal.

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Tracking may refer to.

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Traxxas is a remote control model manufacturer based in McKinney, Texas, United States.

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Twist-beam rear suspension

The twist-beam rear suspension (also torsion-beam axle or deformable torsion beam) is a type of automobile suspension based on a large H or C shaped member.

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Vehicle dynamics

For vehicles such as cars, vehicle dynamics is the study of how the vehicle will react to driver inputs on a given road.

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Weathervane effect

Weathervaning or weathercocking is a phenomenon experienced by fixed wing aircraft on the ground and rotorcraft on the ground and when hovering.

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Weissach axle

The Weissach axle (pronounced 'Vise-' as in 'advise' and '-ach' with guttural 'ch') is a special rear suspension arrangement devised for the Porsche 928.

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Wheel alignment

Wheel alignment, sometimes referred to as breaking or tracking, is part of standard automobile maintenance that consists of adjusting the angles of wheels to the car manufacturer specifications.

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Zenith Gemini CH-620

The Zenith Gemini CH 620 is a twin engine, two seat, light aircraft, designed to be competitive in the single engine market.

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1982 Indianapolis 500

The 66th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 30, 1982.

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1990 Daytona 500

The 1990 Daytona 500, the 32nd running of the event, was held on February 18, 1990 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida over 200 laps on the 2.5 mile (4 km) asphalt tri-oval.

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2003 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400

The 2003 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400, the 47th running of the Rebel 400, was held on March 16, 2003 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, United States as the fifth race of the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup season.

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