Automotive words, phrases and abbreviations.
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Variation of a colour. A colour that is basically blue can have a red shade or yellow shade as well as being blue. Shade is also called tone or undertone, since it describes the subtle tone of a colour.
A cleansing agent consisting of soaps or detergents used for washing the hair – or a car!
The gloss or flatness of a film when viewed at a low angle.
A force that tends to sheer or cut something much like the action of scissors.
Sheet Moulded Compound
Fibreglass or thermoplastic plastic material moulded to shape and used as an outer panel on a vehicle.
Plain bearing formed from two interlocking and abutting thin walled semi-circular cups.
A fork that acts on, and moves a gear selector.
Part of a gear selector mechanism.
A simple rod that connects the gear change lever to the gearbox.
A shaft that is used as part of a gearshift / gear changing mechanism.