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  Driving wheel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).
On a conventional, non-articulated locomotive, the driving wheels are all coupled together with side rods (also known as coupling rods); normally one pair is directly driven by the main rod (or connecting rod) which is connected to the end of the piston rod; power is transmitted to the others through the side rods.
The driving wheel or drive sprocket on tracked vehicles (such as tank or bulldozer) is a large chain wheel that moves the track and rotates it around it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Driving_wheel   (288 words)

 Wheel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wheels are used in conjunction with an axle, either the wheel turns on the axle or the wheel is rigidly attached to the axle which then turns in bearings in the body of the vehicle.
The invention of the wheel thus falls in the late Neolithic and may be seen in conjunction with the other technological advances that gave rise to the early Bronze Age.
The invention of the wheel turned out to be of great importance not only as a transportation device, but for the development of technology in general, important applications including the water wheel, the cogwheel (see also antikythera mechanism), the spinning wheel, the astrolabe or torquetum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wheel   (813 words)

 Driving Wheel Assembly
The components of a driving wheel bearing and hub assembly (fig.
OUTER DRIVE AXLE- a stub axle shaft that extends through the wheel bearings and is splined to the hub.
DRIVE HUB- a mounting place for the wheel which transfers driving power from the stub axle to the wheel.
www.tpub.com /basae/229.htm   (222 words)

 GamingWorld - X Clusive Logitech Driving Force Pro Review
But despite the quality of the Driving Force, Logitech wasn’t convinced that they’ve pushed the envelope far enough, and with Polyphony Digital’s upcoming Gran Turismo 4 for PlayStation 2 serving as inspiration, Logitech bestows their know-how into what is obviously their supreme driving wheel creation: The Driving Force Pro.
With its slick design and ergonomic layout, the Logitech Driving Force Pro gives gamers the most realistic driving experience in videogames by providing technology that has yet to be duplicated in a videogame driving wheel peripheral: 900 degrees of wheel rotation.
The wheel is a beefy 10 inches, and an aluminum hub adorns the center.
www.gamingworldx.com /features/LogitechDrivingForceProReview.shtml   (1029 words)

 Globetechnology: Driving Force wheel for PS/2
The Driving Force goes all out: the wheel can either be clamped down to your coffee table or nestled in your lap with a special attachment.
Additionally, the wheel has a pair of gear shifters on each side of it, mounted behind the wheel on the steering column, for people who like to drive with manual transmission.
While there's nothing wrong with driving a car with nothing but your left thumb (as some people do in real life), it just doesn't feel as realistic as screeching around a bend with your fingers digging into a steering wheel.
www.globetechnology.com /servlet/story/RTGAM.20030218.gtwheelrev/GTStory   (782 words)

 Prohibition Times: Wreckless Driving: Front-Wheel Drive
As a car salesman, this was one of the chief complaints that I heard from some customers; perhaps they had trouble pulling out of their driveways on a wet or snowy day.
A rear wheel drive car, in a power-off driving situation, is much more stable and predictable.
However, a front wheel drive car, in these conditions, behaves exactly the opposite to what a driver is attempting to accomplish.
www.geocities.com /prohibition_us/fwd.html   (1448 words)

 Driving Wheel Records
Driving Wheel is home to Philly soul legend Cindy Scott, our First Lady Of Soul.
Driving Wheel Records is an artist led label, based in Wolverhampton, England.
After 4 long years in the making, Cindy Scott's 2nd studio album for Driving Wheel Records is finally here.
www.drivingwheel.co.uk   (114 words)

On the 8th and 9th February 1975, a meeting of delegates from four wheel drive clubs was held and the Victoria Association of Four Wheel Drive Clubs (VAFWDC) was formed.
It is no coincidence that Four Wheel Drive Victoria also maintains excellent and ongoing relations with the state's land managers and plays an active part in ensuring that tracks are used in a way that minimises any negative impact from four wheel drive use.
The Association is the umbrella body for all affiliated four wheel drive clubs in Victoria, and represents the interests of all recreational four wheel drivers in the state.
www.fwdvictoria.org.au /aboutus.htm   (795 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Logitech Driving Wheel Force Pro 963293-0403 (097855018137) for PlayStation 2, PSone ...
One part was your steering wheel and the second part was something you placed on the floor, which is where your accelerator and brake is. While this would be “okay” for me, I honestly believed that it would be too complex for my son to do.
On the steering wheel, there are red cushion grips on each side of the steering wheel to give you better traction when you are turning it from side to side.
Also on the wheel are your standard digital controls should you want to switch from analog controlling (using the steering wheel) to using the directional buttons.
www.epinions.com /game-review-5B29-3945DDB3-3A500343-prod5   (1142 words)

 Logitech Driving Force Steering Wheel Braking Fix
I have tested three Driving Force Wheels, discussed the problem with Logitech, and received the final wheel directly from Logitech.
The electronics in the wheel expects the current returning in the red and green wires to be relative to the reference voltage.
The wheel electronics are powered by the USB power supply in the Playstation 2 which is why you can still steer even though the force feedback transformer is not plugged in.
www.sandsmuseum.com /restoration/drivingforce   (1798 words)

 Driving wheel links UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
You'll be spending a lot of time outside so wear appropriate clothing but when driving you must wear long trousers, long sleeved top and thin soled narrow shoes as the pedals in racing cars are very close together.
Struggling to make ends meet in the face of corrupt businessmen and intense competition they are forced into driving long hours and one night pick-up a waitress at a truck stop.
Driving wheel links UK or references to the subject of driving...
wheeluk.ronniebou.co.uk /wheel/driving.html   (1585 words)

 USATODAY.com - Teen at wheel makes driving doubly deadly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
At the same time, laws prohibiting drunken driving and mandating seat belt use are tougher now than any time in driving history.
When the supervisor confronts the medic about the change in driving patterns, the root cause is often marital trouble or some other stress at home.
The emergency rigs automatically transmit the driving data via radio to a computer at their home base whenever the rig returns from a tour.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2002/07/05/teen-drivers.htm   (2162 words)

 LMT Tech Resource Store: Electronics : Logitech Driving Force Wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The dual clamping system holds the wheel base tight and secure, and is easy to tighten and loosen for quick installation and removal.
this wheel has ruined my life dont let it ruin yours, the only thing that was kind of cool about the wheel was the force feedback but it just gets annoying after a few laps.
Other than that the wheel was ok, it deffinetly made my racing experiance a little more interesting that trying to race with a flimsy joy-stick.
www.elise.com /lmtstore/B00005NJZJ/Logitech_Driving_Force_Wheel.html   (589 words)

 Ultimatecarpage.com forums - GT3 driving wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
And I drive in real life a lot :P One thing I notice right away is a response lag.
This gives kind of an oscilating when driving down the straight stretches, which can be downright devestating in a higher powered car.
05-26-2004 12:11 AM alright, i dont have a driving wheel for ps2 gt3 but i got the ps1 driving wheel and in gt2 you can calliberate the response, if i remember correctly.
www.ultimatecarpage.com /forum/printthread.php?t=4305   (265 words)

 Logitech Driving Force Pro Review : Logitech Driving Force Pro : Wheels : GameSpot Hardware
With 2001's Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec, Logitech introduced a driving wheel specifically designed to be used with that entry in the series, the Logitech GT Force.
The wheel automatically calibrated itself throughout its 200- or 900-degree rotation and we were all set to go.
You can't just flick the stick quickly and move your hand back to the wheel, as the stick has a tendency to snap back slightly too hard along its range of motion, which may shift you back to the original gear you were trying to shift out of.
hardware.gamespot.com /Story-ST-11735-1509-x-x-x   (891 words)

 Driving Wheel Assembly
wheel and hub spin on the wheel bearings and spindle.
The  components  of  a  driving  wheel  bearing  and
Figure 8-40.—Disassembled view of a driving wheel bearing and hub assembly.
www.tpub.com /content/construction/14273/css/14273_328.htm   (299 words)

 GamersU Reviews - Formula T2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
That is until affordable driving wheel game controllers came to the PC.
The wheel is metal wrapped in hard plastic and rubber grips, and the pedals have metal shafts, plastic foot pads and a metal base.
The wheel mounts to a desk one of two ways--suction cups or clamps.
www.gamersu.com /reviews/hardware.asp?id=13   (462 words)

 IGN Boards - play the game with driving wheel!!!!!!
When i plugged in, the game (rallisport challenge2) recognized it as the driving wheel and change all the controls (shifts, pedals, etc) automatically in the option.
I have the Williams F1 wheel and the game is ALOT more fun with a wheel than it is with a controller.
But when you're using a steering wheel the wheels actually follow the input of the steering wheel directly, so if you're quick on the steering wheel you should be able to steer just as quickly as with a pad.
boards.ign.com /message.asp?topic=63422206&replies=14&ui=cb_post_05   (1542 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Logitech Driving Wheel Force Pro 963293-0403 (097855018137) for PlayStation 2, PSone ...
The overall unit is nine by nine inches, and the wheel itself is eight inches in width and does lend itself to feeling “compact” as many race care wheels are in real life.
The smaller size of the wheel allows it to easily sit in your lap during use and there are suction cups on the bottom of the unit if you prefer to attach it to a table.
Compared to other wheels that are larger and have foot pedals (that are often a hassle to use), the Pelican GT2 Racing Wheel performs quite well and does add to the overall gaming experience.
www.epinions.com /content_26722864772   (865 words)

 4 wheel driving united states 4 wheel driving america, usa, uk, au, nz. 4 wheel driving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Golfing, 4 Wheel Driving and other Activities Contact us for information about the Golfing and 4WD fun or talk to us regarding your ideas and how we can organise these for you.
Drive Associations sponsors a series of 4-wheel driving clinics, run by their member 4x4 clubs at various locations and times throughout the US.
The road is now a 4 wheel driving experience through the Oz scrub.
www.enterthere.com /cgi-bin/ppcs/et.cgi?keywords=4+Wheel+Driving   (657 words)

 Tips On Driving Wheel Loaders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Looking for tips on driving wheel loaders, then you came to the right place.
From wheels to cool looking body kits we will supply you with an easy guide to find the car supplies you need.
To find more information on tips on driving wheel loaders, start with our navigation links on the right.
www.automotive-parts-guide.com /tips-on-driving-wheel-loaders.html   (263 words)

 VWvortex Forums: Steering Wheel shake??? Driving me nuts and poor
I got a drives side ball joint and new front disks and front tires and it went away.
Your wheels might not be on the lugs straight.
The rear should be less sensitive to transferring the vibration to the wheel.
forums.vwvortex.com /zerothread?id=1206804   (2558 words)

 » PS2 Driving Force Gran Turismo
Though I initially said this is the best affordable wheel on the market, I'm beginning to think the more I use my Driving Force Pro that the Logitech Driving Force (not the Pro) is the better wheel; and that I should have rated this as 3 stars and not 4.
Basically in real cars, the wheel has a natural tendency to re-center when you slowly let go of the steering wheel while turning in a real car.
Moreover, the driving force is also half the price of the driving force pro.
www.faxtarget.com /Reviews/PS2-Driving-Force-Gran-Turismo/B0000DC64H/4   (1105 words)

 3SMR 3mm Scale Model Railways TT
Manufactured to the 3mm Society published “Intermediate” Track and Wheel standards for use on 12mm gauge track (compatible with Kean-Maygib wheel profile).
These wheels are supplied as a single wheel set comprising one insulated wheel, one live wheel, axle with axle nuts, complete with two crankpins and washers.
ROMFORD Locomotive and Tender Wheels - 12mm gauge (1 pair of wheels on axle)
www.3smr.co.uk /wheelstock.htm   (596 words)

 Game Revolution Review Page - Game Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As the official wheel for Gran Turismo 3, the GT Force is the most obvious pick for the full-on driving experience.
Now for the bad news: the wheel's USB cord is a little on the short side.
The "real" driving experience is enhanced by leaps and bounds, but you'll be paying top dollar for this ride.
gr.bolt.com /games/hardware/gt_force.htm   (595 words)

By way of background Four Wheel Drive Victoria wrote to the Federal Minister for the Environment, Mr.
Specific references were made to environmentally inappropriate driving practices, including excessive speed over rough terrain, driving off formed tracks, driving in deep water and in the ocean along beaches.
Claims that 4WD television advertising did not indicate illegal and environmentally damaging activities were rejected by the ETC. In isolation and as a grouping it was considered that they encourage a belief that excessive speed and driving off formed tracks over pristine terrain is common and acceptable practice when recreational four wheel driving.
www.fwdvictoria.org.au /environmental.htm   (493 words)

 4 wheel driving australia 4 wheel driving australia, au, nz, us, uk.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 4 wheel driving new zealand 4 wheel driving australia, new zealand, nz, au, usa, uk.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 4 wheel driving united kingdom 4 wheel driving united kingdom, uk, usa, au, nz.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Neowin.net > Logitech Driving Force Wheel
Logitech doesn't include force feedback on the wheel when used on the PC.
I was wondering if any third party had written a driver that let's force feedback work in Windows.
I have tried the drivers on Logitech's web site for the other wheels but that doesn't work either...
www.neowin.net /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t39494.html   (211 words)

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