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Title:
WHEEL ALIGNMENT MEASURING METHOD AND APPARATUS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2002048643
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A method and apparatus for measuring the wheel alignment of a vehicle on a production line. In the measuring method, a wheel hub (55) having a plurality of hub bolts (56) for mounting a wheel to is rotated while displacements of the hub bolts are measured with displacement measuring sensors (73, 74). The wheel alignment is measured by calculating an angle of inclination (0) of the wheel hub on the basis of the measured displacements of the hub bolts.

Inventors:
HIRANO AKIRA (JP)
Application Number:
JP0110776W
Publication Date:
March 20, 2003
Filing Date:
December 10, 2001
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Assignee:
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
HIRANO, AKIRA
International Classes:
B62D17/00; G01B11/275; G01B21/26; (IPC1-7): G01B5/255
Foreign References:
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US5327655A1994-07-12
Other References:
PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 017, no. 667 (M - 1524) 9 December 1993 (1993-12-09)
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