intake chamber

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intake chamber

[′in‚tāk ‚chām·bər]
(civil engineering)
A large chamber that gradually narrows to an intake tunnel; designed to avoid undesirable water currents.
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The culprit was a clasp on the pipe between the intercooler and the airbox.
Autosport suggested Mercedes had approved such a tie-up and if a deal were done it would see Aston Martin branding on the car's airbox, with Mercedes recognised as the official engine supplier.
There are three power modes, Urban, which reduces the power to 75bhp for pottering around in town or rain, Touring, which gives full power but a softer throttle response for bimbling about on the open road, or Sport for getting down to business and enjoying the fact that a large airbox and new exhaust to let the engine breathe boosts max power slightly from the Hypermotard original to 112bhp.
Raikkonen was told of an airbox fire that was thankfully sorted out soon.
However even these changes are more than a styling exercise; the revised upper fairing improves the airflow into the airbox, as well as overall aerodynamics.
However even these changes are more than just a styling exercise; the revised upper fairing improves the airflow into the airbox as well as overall aerodynamics.
The bike is likely to wave goodbye to any kind of road useability, to be completely track focused, with a host of innovations including a stressed airbox design doing away with Ducati's traditional steel trellis frame, an all-new 1,200cc, 185bhp V-twin engine and a hefty price tag.
At the same time, Michael Schumacher's car suffered an airbox fire while attempting to pit, and he retired in the pit entrance forcing a safety car period while they cleared both cars.
8-litre flat six found in the Carrera S but power has been increased by 23bhp thanks to a new sports exhaust and carbon fibre airbox.
The great, who last stood on the podium as a Ferrari driver in 2006 (and is the only other driver to have won the title for Germany), was fortunate to escape serious injury as the car ploughed into the stationary Mercedes and rode up over the airbox just behind Schumacher's head.
Schumacher, the only other German to have won the title, was fortunate to escape serious injury as the car ploughed into the side of the stationary Mercedes and rode up over the airbox just behind Schumacher's head.