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ohv

abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) overhead valve
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9-liter, inline six-cylinder, overhead valve, direct injection type and electronic control common rail diesel engine.
The new air-cooled engines incorporate an overhead valve design, with cast-iron cylinder liners and forged crankshafts for better durability.
The 617cc overhead valve (OHV) V-twin liquid-cooled engine operates efficiently and quietly and the two-barrel Mikuni carburetor serves up the right mixture of fuel so that you get the most mileage out of every precious drop.
The Peugeot 203 took on the look of an American-designed Sedan and was powered by a new four- cylinder 1290cc overhead valve engine churning out 42bhp.
Says senior VP and CFO Jim Brenn, "The technology used by the Japanese on premium engines was overhead valve technology.
For larger engines, the trend has been the incorporation of an overhead valve design, similar to what's found in automobiles.
7 liter, 4-cylinder, overhead valve engine (gasoline or propane) provides high torque at low speeds for greater productivity in ramp loading situations and where high hydraulic flow is required.
Similarly, replacement of an overhead valve engine with a smaller overhead cam engine of the same performance produces a 3 to 6 percent gain.
It was a joy to dismantle and rebuild this 1300cc overhead valve engine.
The basic configuration of the engine is the tried-and-true 90[degrees] twin-cylinder, overhead valve design with an electronic ignition system, two-barrel carburetor and mechanical governor.