Log In
Search suggestions

    My Vehicles

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L SFI DOHC 4cyl

    Find a Store

    Select Store

    SAVE 20% + GET A $20 GIFT CARD ON ONLINE SHIP-TO-HOME ORDERS OVER $100.

    Use Code: BLKFRIDAY

    See Details

    GLOSSARY TERMS

    Q

    Q-Jet
    A Rochester Quadrajet four-barrel carburetor.
    Q-Ship
    An innocent looking vehicle with outstanding performance.
    Quad
    A four-barrel carburetor.
    Four headlamps, two on either side of the vehicle.
    A four-wheel drive vehicle.
    Quad Carburetor
    A four-barrel carburetor.
    Quad Ring
    A rubber or plastic sealing ring with square sides.
    Quad Valve Head
    A cylinder head with four valves, two exhaust and two intake, per cylinder.
    Quad-4
    A high-performance, four-cylinder engine developed by General Motors.
    Quadra-Trac
    A full-time, four-wheel drive system.
    Quadrant
    A device used to indicate the position of the gear selector of an automatic transmission.
    One quarter of a circle.
    Qualify
    To earn a starting position in a race.
    Quarter
    A term used for a quarter-mile drag strip.
    Quarter Elliptic Spring
    One half of a semi-elliptic spring having one end attached to the chassis frame and the other attached to the axle.
    Quarter Mile
    A distance of 1,320 feet (402 meters).
    The standard distance for a drag strip.
    Quarter Panel
    A term used for the metal work for either the front or rear corner of a vehicle body.
    Quarter Race Cam
    A camshaft that has been reground to provide better than standard performance.
    Quarter-Mile Drag Strip
    The most popular standard distance for a competitive drag-racing strip.
    Quarter-Speed Cam
    A camshaft that rotates once for each four revolutions of the crankshaft.
    Quartz-Halogen
    A type of high output lamp containing a gaseous halogen; used for headlights, driving lights, or fog lights.
    Quartz-Iodine
    A lamp containing gaseous iodine (I).
    Quattro
    A full-time, four-wheel drive system by Audi.
    Quench
    To suddenly cool a heated metal or alloy by dousing it with water or oil.
    Quench Area
    Any internal portion of a combustion chamber which causes combustion to cease because of the temperature drop in the air/fuel charge where it meets this area.
    Quick Change
    Any system or sub system that is designed for ease and speed for changing or replacing.
    Quick Charger
    A battery charger that is designed to charge or boost a battery in a short time.
    Quick Coupler
    A coupler that allows hoses to be quickly connected and/or disconnected. Most shop air hoses, for example, are equipped with quick couplers.
    Quick Release valve
    A device used to exhaust air as close as possible to the service chambers or spring brakes.
    AutoZone Logo