overhead valve


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overhead valve

A valve located in the upper part of the aircraft reciprocating engine cylinder head. Both the inlet and outlet valves are overhead valves. See induction stroke.
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In the early 1980s, in an effort to remain competitive in the RV gen-set market and during a widespread market recession, Generac started development of a two-cylinder overhead valve gasoline engine, that through a variety of twists and turns eventually became the basis for Briggs & Stratton's Vanguard V-twin engine.
Power for the monster came from a 3,435 cc, 125 bhp six cylinder overhead valve unit with single camshaft and pushrods.
In addition," says Stephens, "we're looking at variable induction tuning on our overhead valve engines.
Power came from a 3,435cc, 125 bhp six cylinder overhead valve unit with single camshaft and pushrods.
The S8 of 1956 is a 500cc, overhead valve in-line twin, with a Harley-like big single seat, wide tyres and chunky mudguards.
1 Kva, 13 Engine Type: 4-Stroke, Overhead Valve, Single Cylinder, 14 Displacement: 163 Cm Cube, 15 Bore X Stroke: 68.
According to Dershem, these latter two engines are the first with an overhead valve design that use variable valve timing.
The vehicle was originally fitted with a V12 overhead valve engine of 6 1/2 litres, but for practical and economy reasons was replaced in 1946 with the current six-cylinder 4-litre unit.
It can be applied to both overhead cam and overhead valve engines, and will debut on the 3.