Direction à crémaillère

Rack and pinion steering gear

Zahnstangenlenkung

Abstract

A ball joint connecting an end of a rack gear (16) to an end of a tie rod (26) is constructed to have a center of rotary motion which is offset from the center axis of the rack gear and to be adjustable to selectively change the direction in which the center of rotary motion of the ball joint is set apart from the center axis of the rack gear.

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Patent Citations (2)

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    GB-1181353-AFebruary 18, 1970Vauxhall Motors LtdMotor vehicle steering gear assemblies
    JP-S5897561-AJune 10, 1983Kayaba Ind Co LtdRack and pinion type power steering

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    PATENTS ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN, vol. 7, no. 199 (M-240)[1344], 3rd September 1983; & JP - A - 58 97 561 (KAYABA KOGYO K.K.) 10-06-1983

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