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drive shaft

also drive·shaft (drīv′shăft′)
A rotating shaft that transmits mechanical power from a motor or an engine to a point or region of application.
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Noun1.driveshaft - a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
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Gordie Mutch suffered a broken driveshaft to halt his run of consecutive podium finishes in the Ginetta GT5 Championship.
Despite differential problems just metres from the start on their BRP Can-Am Maverick X3, [they had to continue with power through only two wheels], and followed by driveshaft failure before reaching one quarter distance of the 205km stage, Zubair and Kuwari still managed to salvage much-needed points.
Autoblog has reported that the 2-Series Gran Coupe has no driveshaft, indicating a transversely-mounted engine driving the front wheels.
Flaws discovered so far include exhaust gas sucked back into the engine, limited service life for parts for the main rotor gearbox, deficiencies with the tail rotor and driveshaft and late deliveries of redesigned parts.
Title hopeful Moffat, for Laser Tools Racing, could only sit back and watch after he suffered a driveshaft failure in his Alfa Romeo Giulietta at the mid point of the first race.
DOUBLE British GT4 Championship race winners Stuart Middleton and Will Tregurtha were prevented from converting yet another pole position into a strong finish during round six at Silverstone by a driveshaft failure.
BMW has expanded its ( list of recalled vehicles after receiving complaints about driveshaft problems in X5 and X6 SUVs.
On the casting that covers the driveshaft is a casting that reads "Ransomes Digger."
Ogier suspected a broken driveshaft, the same issue that also delayed team-mates Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen, who both lost huge chunks of time as they limped along the muddy forest roads.
Botterill's chances suffered a major jolt last time out in the Battle of Britain meeting at Croft when, after a third in class finish in the opening race, his second race came to a premature halt due to driveshaft problems.
Steve Simpson returns to Welsh Championship action this weekend in his S2000 specification Ford Fiesta after taking second place on the Cambrian but retiring from Rally North Wales with driveshaft problems.