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propeller shaft

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the shaft that transmits power from the gearbox to the differential gear in a motor vehicle or from the engine to the propeller in a ship or aircraft
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15 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Driveline, the world's leading driveline technology provider, is developing a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Villagran, Mexico, to introduce premium propshaft production in the country for a range of automaker customers.
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Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a carbon fibre propshaft to an Xtrac six-speed sequential gearbox with a limited slip differential, mounted as a transaxle for optimised weight distribution.
Scorton's Max Coates won the G50 class in Saturday's opening Michelin Ginetta GT Supercup race but a broken propshaft ended his second race early and he spun off in race three.
The event, which was also the first Southern Off-Road Challenge (SORC) event for the year was co-sponsored by Propshaft Engineering.
The new managing director, who also runs Commercial Propshaft Services on the same site, is looking to restore its focus back to engineering after years as a distribution company.
When the S800 became available in Britain in 1967, it had conventional propshaft drive to the rear wheels and an ordinary live axle located by trailing arms and a Panhard rod.
The call where they tell you that the knocking noise was your propshaft falling apart, the grinding was your wheel bearings collapsing and the sporty rasp it was making was because the exhaust was falling off.
Propshaft drive for trailers has been tried on several occasions but with limited success due to adverse effects on handling, leaving an extension of any hybrid drive system fitted to the prime mover as the likely option for any future driven trailer projects.
World championship leader Richard Burns dropped out with engine failure, while overnight leader Marcus Gronholm bowed out after damaging his propshaft.