Automotive words, phrases and abbreviations.
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Bearings usually used to support a rotating shaft - at its centre. Many RWD propshafts have a centre bearing for example.
The centre track rod of a three-part steering system which connects the steering box drop arm to the idler and the two outer track rods.
Centre of Gravity
Centre Point Steer
Steering geometry, parallel with the vehicle axis, in which wheel camber and steering swivel axes meet at the centre line of a steered wheel at ground level.
The outward movement felt as a car turns a sharp corner.
Mechanical system using weights attached to a shaft. These move out against spring force as the shaft speed increases. Senses shaft speed for ignition advance and diesel pump speed.
Cold Enrichment Rod
Cold Engine Sensor Switch
Applies to diesel fuels as a measure of the delay in ignition after injection. A higher number indicates a shorter delay.
See cetane number.