gudgeon pin

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gudgeon pin

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gudgeon pin

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(Mechanical Engineering) Brit the pin through the skirt of a piston in an internal-combustion engine, to which the little end of the connecting rod is attached. US and Canadian name: wrist pin
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Noun1.gudgeon pin - pin joining a piston to a connecting rod
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
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I don't think I dropped any major clangers, although if you make a makeshift puller to refit the gudgeon pins, don't lose the washers in the bowels of the engine.
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