central gear

central gear

[′sen·trəl ′gir]
(mechanical engineering)
The gear on the central axis of a planetary gear train, about which a pinion rotates. Also known as sun gear.
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It's also a surprisingly refined engine that works very well with a slick gearchange, brought to you by a well-sited central gear lever.
One or two things could be improved like the location of the key fob, which sits very close to the central gear shift.
Knoedler's CMG drive consists of four three-phase AC motors that transmit power via a pinion shaft to a central gear with a hollow shaft and thrust bearing.
The final car in the line up is the TF120 Stepspeed which at pounds 18,245 comes equipped with CVT gearbox that can be used either through a traditionally central gear lever or by quick fire paddles on the steering wheel.
With its central gear shift and Easy Rider look, they sold well from 1970 onwards.
A Central Gear Box (CGB) internal clutch and brake assembly had failed, which resulted in a massive oil leak.
Another noticeable feature is the absence of a central gear lever and traditional ignition key.
46, 79098 Freiburg, 2 Phase of construction, brochure Stock: dismantling steel structure shelves and 2 levels of access (75 mA), stairs, winch with jib 16 m; steel structures: 11 shelves mA about 19, driving, supporting and guiding construction lifting platform, guided lifting platform about 24 mA, 10 kN load, counterweight, drive over electromechanical chain drive with 2 chains, central gear motor, drive shafts, transmission gear, etc.
Power will be fed to the wheels through a five-speed sequential shift auto box which will feature Formula 1 style, steering-wheel mounted paddles as well as a normal central gear shift lever.
An instantly noticeable feature is the absence of a central gear lever and ignition key.

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