axle ratio

axle ratio

[′ak·səl ′rā·shō]
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive vehicle, the ratio of the speed in revolutions per minute of the drive shaft to that of the drive wheels.
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10 axle ratio, a power dome vented hood, new premium off-road rock rails, and front and rear red tow hooks.
The combination of highly efficient diesel engines, the optimised powertrain, a longer axle ratio, improved ancillary components, and the BlueEFFICIENCY PLUS efficiency package has reduced fuel consumption to a minimum of 44.
Offering a powerful combination of high-demand features, the Spicer AdvanTEK 40 axle offers improved performance and efficiency, the industry's fastest axle ratio of 2.
All-wheel drive, with a rear:front axle ratio of 60:40, is standard on all models but can split the power between the axles when necessary.
06 axle ratio, performance engine and transmission calibration and high-speed engine controller.
The new two-door Wrangler and four-door Wrangler Unlimited now come with a number of colour, trim and engine combinations plus extras including a special axle ratio for rock crawling, electronic front sway bar disconnect and an electronic locking rear axle.
Almost as clean and thrifty as a Citroen C1, the world's greenest 3-Series has a modified engine, higher rear axle ratio, dual mass flywheel, regen brakes and Michelin Energy Saver tyres.
7 CDTi drivetrain by fitting a taller axle ratio, optimising the engine management system and reducing the engine's idle speed.
Gearbox spacing is also the same but the rear axle ratio is a little shorter, which will have a positive effect on acceleration.
55 rear axle ratio and 15-inch Firestone Wilderness AT tires could reach a top speed above the 112 mph rating of the tires.