Search for glossary terms (regular expression allowed)
Begin with Contains Exact termSounds like


Term Definition
Trading Down
Buying a less expensive vehicle than the one currently owned.
Trading Up
Buying a more expensive vehicle than the one currently owned.
Hits: 2
Trailer hitch
A metal device attached to a structurally sound section of a vehicles frame that is used to support a trailer while coupling it to the vehicle.
Hits: 3
Trailer hitch mountings
Trailer hitch attachment points on the body or chassis.
Hits: 2
Trailer queen
A trailer queen is a derogatory term for a hotrod that is never driven. When attending shows it is carted there on a trailer.
Hits: 1
Trailer wiring
A flat four-way weatherproof connector located near a vehicles trailer hitch used to complete the circuits for a trailers ground running left signal right signal and break lights.
Hits: 4
Tranny is a slang term short for transmission.
Hits: 1
A combined transmission and differential on front-drive vehicles.
Hits: 21
Transfer Case
On four-wheel drive vehicles a gearbox that allows power to be delivered to front and rear wheels.
Transfer case fluid
Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Hits: 2
The gearbox that delivers power from the engine crankshaft to the drive axle or drive shaft. Most modern cars have a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transmission.
Transmission modes
Driver-selectable transmission settings that change drive ratios and/or shift points for fuel economy or performance.
Hits: 26
Transmission overdrive
A final gear ratio for an automatic transmission that has an output speed greater than its input speed which increases highway fuel economy.
Hits: 2
Transmission Specialties Inc.
Aftermarket automotive manufacture specializing in Performance and racing transmissions and components
Hits: 1
Transmission type
The type of transmission: automatic manual shiftable automatic or automated manual.
Hits: 1

Need Help?

We always try to make a difference ad we would love to hear your feedback... Feel free to reach out!
Get Support


Get updates on special events, deals, coupons and more!

Trick Rides was built to give car enthusiasts the ultimate online experience.With custom automotive resources, shopping and community related tools to help you take your ride to the next level!

And for the haters... All manufacturer names, logos, symbols, and descriptions, used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only. It is neither inferred nor implied that any item sold by, is a product authorized by or in any way connected with any vehicle manufacturers displayed on this page.