Glossary “dry spray appearance” Definition:
A paint defect where the paint droplets flash before they flow together, resulting in a dull, overspray appearance.
Glossary “dry start” Definition:
When the crankshaft rubs against the bearings at engine start-up, before oil is pumped to them.
Glossary “dry sandpaper” Definition:
Designed to be used without water.
Glossary “dry set” Definition:
To trial fit a galss assembly before applying adhesive.
Glossary “dry sleeve” Definition:
Cylinder sleeve that does not come in directect contact with the engine coolant.
Glossary “dry fuel” Definition:
A fuel with an additive to prevent water from collecting and freezing in the fuel system.
Glossary “dry gas” Definition:
Same as dry fuel.
Glossary “dry metallic paint spray” Definition:
Aluminum flakes are trapped at various angles near the surface of the paint film making the paint appear lighter and more silver.
Glossary “dry park check” Definition:
With the tire on the ground, an assistant turn the steering wheel back and forth a short distance. Looseness in the steering linkage and suspension can be detected.
Glossary “dry sanding” Definition:
Sanding done with coarser non-waterproof sandpaper, without using water.
Glossary “dry disk clutch” Definition:
Clutch in which the friction faces of the friction disk are dry.
Glossary “dry film lubricant” Definition:
Petroleum based chemical used to lubricate operating parts during assembly, prior to engine start up, to provide lubrication until oil is circulated after start up.
Glossary “dry friction” Definition:
The friction between two dry solids.
Glossary “dry charged battery” Definition:
Battery that is filled with electrolyte only when put into service.
Glossary “dry” Definition:
1). The process of changing from a liquid to a solid, as in paint. 2). The process of evaporation, as in water.
Glossary “dry compression test” Definition:
A test to determine engine compression. After the engine has reached operating temperature, remove all spark plugs, disable fuel and ignition systems, prop open the throttle, install the compression tester into the spark plug hole. Crank the engine at least five compression strokes and record the reading. Repeat these step for the remaining cylinders. Compression readings are considered to be within specification if the lowest reading is within 75% of the highest reading. When performed on a diesel engine, use a compression gauge designed for diesel engines.. Compression gauge is attached through the glow plug hole.
Glossary “dry deck” Definition:
Condition in which the piston crown is at the level of the block deck.