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drag link

n.
A link for transmitting rotary motion between cranks on two parallel but slightly offset shafts, such as the rod connecting the lever of the steering gear to the steering arm in an automobile.

drag link

n
(Automotive Engineering) a link for conveying motion between cranks on parallel shafts that are slightly offset. It is used in cars to connect the steering gear to the steering arm
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The tractor's front wheels are mounted on the outer ends of the cultivator frame and the steering drag link is extended forward to permit normal steering.
A drag link scoops tea from the drums like a miniature ferris wheel and puts it on a conveyor.
The FAA recently released a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB) highlighting a potential airworthiness concern regarding failure of the main landing gear drag link bolt on Piper Aircraft Models PA-23-150, PA-23-160, PA-23-235 and PA-23-250, popularly known as Apaches and Aztecs.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because the steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.
on the effect of the drag link hardpoints on [[beta].sub.V] angle and the deviation of the wheelbase for a solid front axle.
The front plate has a 1/2" center hole drilled to accommodate the drag link bits I utilize with it.
Instead, they can get the spring by ordering the steering drag link parts kit, NSN 2530-01-511-5844.
Yesterday, Volvo Trucks North America said it would recall up to 77,000 of its VNL and VNM models from years 2001 to 2006 due to certain faults that can lead to ball-socket separation at the drag link, which can result in complete loss of steering and potentially in a vehicle crash.
The other products include tie rod assemblies, drag link assemblies, center link assemblies and gear shift ball joints.
The injection of a polymer into worn suspension parts,like kingpins, drag link ends and balljoints, means that they can all be restored rather than replaced saving the customer significant cash.