overhead camshaft

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overhead camshaft

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(Automotive Engineering) a type of camshaft situated above the cylinder head in an internal-combustion engine. It is usually driven by a chain or a toothed belt from the crankshaft and the cams bear directly onto the valve stems or rocker arms
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The overhead cam design is also interesting, with the cam positioned to the side of the valves and turning on a hardened steel shaft.
6-liter, double overhead cam, direct-injection V-6 produced power forcefully on demand.
I can remember overhead cam inline sixes at Pontiac, the rear-engine Corvair at Chevrolet, a turbocharged 3.
It is equipped with a two litre dual overhead cam MIVEC four-cylinder engine that delivers 113kW at 6,000rpm and 198 Nm of torque at 4,250 rpm coupled with a choice of manual and CVT transmissions.
The model is being equipped with a two-litre, double overhead cam, turbodiesel four cylinder engine.
0 litre single overhead cam V6 engine that delivers 251hp and 259lb-ft of torque.
The test engine--a 2-valve, single cylinder unit running an 11:1 compression ratio and fitted with an overhead cam to facilitate valve timing changes--was built from a Wisconsin S-14D industrial motor base, and run at 2,500 rpm to a corrected 2.
Enter a powerFul new dual overhead cam VS based on the Duratec known as the "Cyclone.
19 kW, Engine Power 4-stroke, overhead cam, single cylinder Engine Power: 1.
The model features bulging bonnet, which hints at it being powered by a dual overhead cam engine.
Both models feature a single overhead cam four valve per cylinder design that increases volumetric efficiency.
Suitable for handling water with small solids and light debris, Subaru semi-trash pumps offer a heavy-duty overhead cam gasoline engine, a large volute discharge opening and dependable performance.