ring gear

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ring gear

[′riŋ ‚gir]
(mechanical engineering)
The ring-shaped gear in an automobile differential that is driven by the propeller shaft pinion and transmits power through the differential to the line axle.
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To slow the speed, I welded a center in a half-worn starter ring gear I found in the scrap pile.
After the first start, the starter would spin, but the Bendix drive would not re-engage the starter ring gear on the engine.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Flywheel Starter Ring Gears for Tata, Leyland & Eicher applications.
It has been said that none of the starter ring gears in use actually meet design specifications fully.