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Automotive dictionary (encyklopedia)

Dictionary of terms and abbreviations for cars (automobiles), motorcycles (bikes),
bicycles, boats, engines, machines, machining and car fixing.

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Torque tube drive

The method of connecting the transmissionoutput shaft to the differentialpinion shaft by using an enclosed driveshaft. The driveshaft is enclosed in a torque tube that is bolted to the rear axle housing on one end and is pivoted through a ball joint to the rear of the transmission on the other. The driving force of the rear wheels is transferred to the frame through the torque tube. This method was used on older cars in an attempt to get rid of the twisting forces of engine torque on the suspensiondriveshaft.
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Five Most Common Myths About Auto Insurance

Myth 1: Red cars cost more to insure

If you believe the owners of red cars drive more aggressively and get more speeding tickets, this would make sense. But there’s no data to back this up.

Auto insurance companies usually offer a range of discounts. Here are some of the most popular ones to ask about:

 
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