fender skirt

(US) A piece of bodywork that cover the upper portions of the rear tires of an automobile.

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  • fender skirt — A plate designed to cover a portion of the rear fender wheel opening. It was available either as stock equipment, as an optional extra, or as an aftermarket item …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fender skirt — noun : a panel that fits flush with the side of an automobile fender and conceals the upper part of a wheel …   Useful english dictionary

  • skirt — [1] A cover for the rear fender cutout. See fender skirt side skirt [2] The portion of the piston below the rings and bosses. It absorbs the thrust caused by the crankshaft as it makes contact with the cylinder wall. See bumper skirt fender skirt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Fender skirts — Fender skirts, known in Australia as spats, are pieces of bodywork that cover the upper portions of the rear tires of an automobile. They are typically detachable to allow for tire changes.They are implemented for both aesthetic and aerodynamic… …   Wikipedia

  • Fender Telecaster Deluxe — Infobox Guitar model|title=Fender Telecaster Deluxe bgcolor=#FFFFFF manufacturer=Fender period=1972 1981, 2004 present bodytype=Solid necktype=Bolt on scale=25.5 woodbody=Alder or Ash woodneck=Maple woodfingerboard=Maple bridge=Vintage Style… …   Wikipedia

  • Fender (vehicle) — For the part of an automobile designed to absorb minor impacts, see Bumper (automobile). 1938 Chrysler, fenders highlighted in red. Fender is the US English term for the part of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle body that frames a wheel… …   Wikipedia

  • rear wheel skirt — See fender skirt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ford Torino — Infobox Automobile name=Ford Torino 1970 Ford Torino Cobra SportsRoof manufacturer=Ford Motor Company production=1968 ndash;1976 class=Intermediate layout= FR layout assembly=Atlanta, Georgia Lorain, Ohio Chicago, Illinois predecessor=Ford… …   Wikipedia

  • spat — 1. noun /spæt/ a) Spawn of shellfish, especially oysters similar molluscs. b) A covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe. Syn: fender skirt 2. verb /spæ …   Wiktionary

  • rear wheel spat — British term for fender skirt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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