GLOSSARY TERMS

X

X-Axis
The longitudinal axis around which a vehicle structure rolls from side to side.
X-Chassis
A conventional chassis design, used until the late 1960s, which narrows in the center, giving the vehicle a rigid structure that is designed to withstand a high degree of twist having a heavy front cross member to support the upper and lower suspension control arms and coil springs.
X-Drilled crank
A term used for X-drilled crankshaft.
X-Drilled crankshaft
A crankshaft having two oil passages at approximately 90 degrees apart in the main journals.
X-Frame
A term used for X-chassis.
X-Member
An X-shaped reinforcement member in a chassis or frame.
Xylene
A chemical solvent (C8H11) used to remove grease and paint.
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