Tool Tips Glossary

  • Rebuilt Transmission [ car-related, dictionary ]

    A rebuilt transmission is one where the transmission is disassembled and inspected, worn or damaged parts are replaced (generally referred to as “hard parts”) and then reassembled to factory specifications, along with new gaskets, seals, clutches and bands.
  • Restore [ car-related, dictionary ]

    Restoration means removing, replacing, or repairing the parts of a vehicle, while preservation means keeping the original components.  Though automotive restoration is commonly defined as the reconditioning of a vehicle "from original condition in an effort to return it to like-new or better condition," There are many styles of which a vehicle can be restored, any of which can be performed at the discretion, desire, or taste of a vehicle owner or restorer.
  • Roll Cage [ car-related ]

    A roll cage is a specially engineered and constructed frame built in (or sometimes around, in which case it is known as an exo cage) the passenger compartment of a vehicle to protect its occupants from being injured in an accident, particularly in the event of a rollover.
  • Rusted Out Panels [ car-related ]