The vertical axis around which a vehicle structure's front and rear ends swing back and forth.
To defeat an opponent.
To over rev an engine to the extent that it is damaged.
A diode often used in electronic voltage regulators.
A term used for zerk fitting.
A nipple-like lubrication fitting through which grease is applied to a chassis or suspension joint with a grease gun.
A system or device that does not emit exhaust pollutants to the atmosphere.
No clearance between the valve lifter and camshaft lobe.
Adjusting the wheels so they point straight ahead.
Zero-Emissions Vehicle (ZEV)
An electric vehicle.
A piston ring that does not have end clearance.
An abbreviation for zero-emissions vehicle.
Zinc Inner Liner
A thin zinc-metal leaf between the longer steel leaves of a leaf- spring suspension system to control sliding friction between the leaves, and prevent corrosion on certain models.
To unintentionally over rev an engine.
A zerk fitting made of zirconium alloy.
Exhaust headers that sweep back and up toward the top of the rear tires on an open-wheeled drag racer.
A non-destructive system using a dye penetrant and an ultraviolet light to check non-magnetic parts for faults and cracks.