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Spannstift

English translation: hitch pin

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German term or phrase:Spannstift
English translation:hitch pin
Entered by: Dierk Seeburg
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11:33 Jul 12, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Spannstift
in a list of car components
Jayne White
hitch pin
Explanation:
In a previous translation project involving products from a machine shop I translated this with hitch pin.
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Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:27
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Summary of answers provided
naroll pin or locating pinUlrike Lieder
nahitch pin
Dierk Seeburg


  

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18 mins
hitch pin


Explanation:
In a previous translation project involving products from a machine shop I translated this with hitch pin.

Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 21:27
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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33 mins
roll pin or locating pin


Explanation:
Pons, Fachwörterbuch der Kfz-Technik, gives roll pin or hollow dowel pin. If the part is "gschlitzt, hohl, kleiner Durchmesser", it's clamping sleeve according to Pons, or "spring dowel sleevel or spring-type slotted straight pin according to Ernst, Wörterbuch der industriellen Technik. The term "locating pin" was found in Bosch, Fachwörterbuch Kraftfahrzeugtechnik. Pons also gives "split sleeve" for a pin that's "geschlitzt, hohl, grosser Durchmesser". Hope you'll find something here that fits your context!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 20:27
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