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wheel base

[′wēl ‚bās]
(design engineering)
The distance in the direction of travel from front to rear wheels of a vehicle, measured between centers of ground contact under each wheel.

wheel base

wheel base
The distance between the center of the nose-wheel of an aircraft and the line joining the centerline of the wheels of the main undercarriage.
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Since its launch in 2013, the all-purpose Ford Transit V363 van is the biggest model in the range and comes with an extensive choice of engines, roof heights, cab layouts and wheel bases.
It also has the longest wheel base and widest track, with 50-50 weight distribution.
more payload due to a longer wheel base, and can be of significant value to operators looking to maximize revenue, according to Meritor.
Most conventional shopping carts have a relatively narrow wheel base compared to their height, and this can amplify the risk of tipping.
The new extended wheel base Audi Q2 with its full electric cladding will most likely be called the Audi Q2 E-Tron and will have enough power to provide a range of around 500 kilometres on a single charge.
At Windsor Garage we can MOT and service your class 7 vehicle, including long wheel base, and all you have to do is telephone and book in.
It offers a 58-inch wheel base and radial-piston hydraulic motors on all trencher attachments.
One was a red, 125cc model with a long wheel base and the other was blue, a 90cc model with a short wheel base.
REGARDING the letter ``Speeding menace'' (ECHO, Oct 6), I too have noticed that many drivers of larger wheel base vehicles have learned how to ride over the humps as if they're not there.
Top-of-the-range long wheel base automatic Shogun Warrior was pounds 32,499 and is now pounds 29,999.
* The HM model has a wheel base of 9 feet 10 inches and an operating weight of 69,400 pounds and the LMH model has a wheel base of 10 feet 5 inches and an operating weight of 81,500 pounds