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Rico Shuttle Dutton Rico Shuttle
 
Style Estate utility vehicle
Made by Dutton
Produced 1986 to 1989
   
The Rico Shuttle was a bit of a hybrid of the Dutton Rico and Dutton Sierra. End result was fairly tragic. The Dutton Rico was an attempt at an everyday coupe but ended up being a bit fugly. The Rico Shuttle is pretty much an estate version of the Rico

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Recirculating ball

Recirculating ball, also known as recirculating ball and nut or worm and sector, is a steering mechanism commonly found in older vehicles, and most commonly rack and pinion steering is used instead. However, some significant manufacturers including DaimlerChrysler and General Motors still use this technology in some models, for example in the Jeep Wrangler.A worm gear on the end of the steering shaft has a spiral groove filled with ball bearings, all encased in an assembly called the ball nut or steering gear nut. The nut has grooves on the inside to accept the bearings. As the steering whee

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