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Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter 49, Problem 5RQ
Textbook Problem

Describe thrust angle and why it is important foi wheel alignment

Expert Solution
To determine

The importance of thrust angle.

Explanation of Solution

Thrust angle is defined as the angle difference between the rear toe and geometric centerline. When the steering wheel is in straight-ahead position, the rear tires track behind the front tires. In any alignment, the main consideration is to ensure vehicle is moving straight down the road.

It means when the rear toe of vehicle is parallel to the geometric centerline of the vehicle, when the vehicle is moving in a straight-ahead position. A thrust direction to the left or right is created if the rear tire is not parallel to the centerline of the vehicle...

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