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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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When the pushrods failed, he ejected and died as a result of an injury on landing," a Chinese National Radio report said.
The number 3 cylinder exhaust pushrod broke, due to a valve stuck in the closed position.
Compact and maintenance-free with very few moving parts, the interrupters eliminate almost all of the springs and pushrods used in normal VCBs, improving the reliability of the interrupter and helping to reduce corona associated with the pushrods.
3-liter version of GM's latest small-block V-8 engine, with direct fuel injection, variable valve timing, 16 pushrods and a cylinder deactivation system to stretch fuel mileage under light loads.
The solution process followed the wind tunnel tests in reverse, with a full configuration for the S-92A hub initially, followed by removing the beanie, pushrods, scissors and serves, swash plate and bifilar in consecutive runs.
In addition to rocker arms, Scorpion Racing Products' line includes lifters, pushrods, valves, valve springs and valve train stabilizers.
As well as its racing-style carbon fibre chassis, the Aventador has double wishbone suspension with pushrods, just like a single-seater racing car.
The biggest valvetrain change was the need for shorter pushrods to work with the taller lifters.
A range of pushrods and video pipeline inspection systems is also available for hire direct from Ashtead Technology to help provide a complete solution for a variety of drainage inspection needs.
The valvetrain incorporates patented dual hydraulic lash adjustors, which improves the performance and reliability of the valvetrain by using two pushrods per cylinder and individual rocker arms, Ford said.
Simple steam engines lack the complex system of valves, springs, pushrods and rocker arms found in modern ICEs.