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			Bogey - 




Assembly of two or more axles, usually a pair in tandem. 









 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
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Bogie - Assembly of two or more axles, usually a pair in tandem. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Doubles - Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Fixed Tandem - Assembly of two axles and suspension that is attached to the chassis in one place, and cannot be moved fore and aft. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Slider - Mechanism that allows a tandem axle suspension to be moved back and forth at the rear of a semitrailer, for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight between the axles and fifth wheel. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Sliding Tandem - Mechanism that allows a tandem axle suspension to be moved back and forth at the rear of a semitrailer, for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight between the axles and fifth wheel. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Spread Axle - Tandem axle assembly spaced further apart than the standard spacing of 54 inches. The U.S. federal bridge formula favors trailer axles with an eight or nine foot spread by allowing higher weight than on tandems with standard spacing. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Spread Tandem - Tandem axle assembly spaced further apart than the standard spacing of 54 inches. The U.S. federal bridge formula favors trailer axles with an eight or nine foot spread by allowing higher weight than on tandems with standard spacing. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Tandem Axle - Pair of axles and associated suspension usually located close together. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Tandems - Pair of axles and associated suspension usually located close together. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Twin Trailers - Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Twins - Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Walking Beam Suspension - Type of truck and tractor rear suspension consisting of two beams, one at each side of the chassis, which pivot in the center and connect at the front to one axle of a tandem and at the rear to the other axle. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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