torque tube


Definition of torque tube

: a tube surrounding the propeller shaft of an automotive vehicle to take the torque and being usually a unit with the rear-axle housing at the rear but with a universal joint at the front where it is supported by a cross-frame member or by the rear end of the transmission case

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“Torque tube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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