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Kick Down Switch
Switch on an automatic transmission that signals that the throttle is at least 90% open. Under certain conditions causes a downshift for improved acceleration.
The precipitation of dissolved binder or additive from solution as a result of solvent incompatibility.
Road shocks transmitted to the driver through the steering system.
The balance of a rotating component about the perpendicular to the axis. Wheel balance has both static and dynamic quantities.
Energy in the form of a mass moving.
King Pin Angle
Alternative term for KPI (King Pin Inclination).
King Pin Inclination
The angle that the king pin axis tilts from the vertical. Used to provide centre point steering where the centre of the tyre tread is on the steering pin axis.
A type of steering swivel fitted to beam axles.