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S

[1] Sulfur An element with the atomic number of 16 [2] The designation for a stock car with a standard transmission.

S/C

Speed Control also known as Cruse Control.

S/H

Seat heater.

S/N

Serial number.

S/V Ratio

The ratio of the surface area of a combustion chamber to its volume with the piston at TDC.

S02

Sulfur Dioxide.

SA

1. A designation for an engine lubricating oil that may be used under the mildest of conditions. 2. The designation for a stock car with an automatic transmission.

SAC

Spark advance control.

Saddle Valve

1. A term used for saddle-clamp access valve. 2. A two-part accessory valve that may be clamped around the metal part of a system hose to provide access to the air conditioning system for service.

Saddle-clamp Access Valve

A two-port accessory valve that may be clamped around the metal part of a system hose to provide access to the system for diagnostics and service.

Saddlebag

Air chambers or openings in the left- and right-front corners of the car body between the kick pads and the exterior of the car. The evaporator is sometimes located in the right saddlebag.

SAE

An abbreviation for Society of Automotive Engineers.

SAE Horsepower

The corrected brake horsepower of an engine when tested in accordance with SAE standards.

SAE Standards

A standard for automotive- and aircraft-engine testing and measurement established by the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Safe-T-Trak

A limited-slip differential by Pontiac.

Safety

Prevention of injury or danger.

Safety Factor

The amount of load that can be absorbed by and through the chassis-frame members of a vehicle.

Safety Glass

Laminated glass used for vehicle windshields and windows; designed to resist shattering on impact.

Safety Glasses

Eye glasses with or without side shields to protect the eyes when working in a hazardous environment and to be worn at all times when in the automotive shop.

Safety Goggles

For those who wear prescription glasses, eye protection from all sides fitting over the glasses and against the face and forehead to seal and protect the eyes from outside hazards.

 

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