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push·rod

also push rod  (po͝osh′rŏd′)
n.
A rod moved by a cam to operate the valves in an internal-combustion engine.

pushrod

(ˈpʊʃˌrɒd)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a metal rod transmitting the reciprocating motion that operates the valves of an internal-combustion engine having the camshaft in the crankcase
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Consider, for example, 3-valve heads and cam phasers for OHV engines, the former boosting power 10-15 percent, the latter soon to be "across the board" on GM pushrod engines.
The model is to arrive at United States dealerships with an advanced pushrod suspension system, according to the automaker.
By placing a cam phasing system on the camshaft, a pushrod engine can be tuned to take much higher levels of exhaust gas recirculation.
Auto Business News-January 25, 2011--Lamborghini equips Aventador with advanced pushrod suspension system(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
7 litre pushrod HEMI V8 petrol engine and electric motors.
Will "radial squish flow" contribute to a pushrod gasoline engine with two valves per cylinder that will provide fuel economy equivalent to a direct-injection diesel?
7L pushrod V-8 pounding out 405 horsepower - Cadillac emphasized suave sophistication.
5 motors rather than the pushrod 903cc which will require more maintenance.
And while he admits the competition has Ford beat in terms of cots with their pushrod engines, "I believe we have a greater opportunity to manage the engine and transmission as a system, while being not that far behind in terms of cost.