timing gear


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timing gear

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(Automotive Engineering) (in an internal-combustion engine) the drive between the crankshaft and the camshaft, usually giving a ratio of 2 : 1
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My experience is the participants in this sport are so enthusiastic they become ambassadors for it, and will be happy to set up their wax bullet backstops and electronic timing gear at your place.
The event features a series of forward and reverse manoeuvres timed to 100th of a second by special timing gear.
There is also a timing gear included that allows for adjustment to optimize registration of the images.
The race also utilized hi-tech timing gear: participants had a computer chip attached to their running shoe to clock running time.
A THE bearing on your timing gear should not have collapsed in such a short space of time.
Autocar's timing gear saw the Veyron race from 30mph to 50mph in less than a second, with the 252mph supercar blasting past 60mph from standing in less than 2.8 seconds.
On September 13, 1932, using this timing gear, McGivern fired five shots from five yards into a group the size of his hand, in a time of 2/5 of a second.
It includes an open area between the pump housing and timing gear assembly that prevents cross contamination.
To determine the load connection factor, choose from one of these four types of applications: Sprocket or timing gear = 1.0 Pinion and gear drive = 1.25 Pulley and V-belt drive = 1.50 Pulley and flat belt drive = 2.50
In nearly all cases, the governor is driven by the timing gear or by a drive coming off the magneto or distributor drive shaft and interconnected with the hand throttle linkage and the carburetor throttle plate.