air-cooled engine


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air-cooled engine

[′er ‚küld ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine cooled directly by a stream of air without the interposition of a liquid medium.

air-cooled engine

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A reciprocating engine that depends on cooling by the air mass rather than on liquid coolants. The cooling is directed by radiating heat to the air flowing between the fins around the cylinder head or around a hot rotor casing in the case of a rotating combustion engine.
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The Beetle was designed with an air-cooled engine, which gave it a distinctive sound, and a six-volt battery.
Let's start with the Viper Jnr RXL 40E which features a two stoke air-cooled engine with automatic trans- mission.
The XJR with its air-cooled engine has the most character, the riding position is better for around town but I loved the Suzuki's blue colour scheme and it handled marginally better.
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The current generation engine is water cooled, best used in marine applications; however, the company will be building an air-cooled engine as well.
It is equipped with a new 399 cc L-twin air-cooled engine with 2 valves per cylinder and desmodromic distribution, that produces 41 PS of maximum power at 8,750 rpm and 34.
8cc single cylinder air-cooled engine under the hood, which gives a power of 8.
And the Starbus Urban FE-Parallel Hybrid Bus, with an air-cooled engine, as a clean fuel option for public transport.
With its air-cooled engine, similar to that of the Beetle, the van became renowned as a long-laster and shouldered many different types of body.
Let's start with the Viper Jnr RXL 40E which features a two stroke air-cooled engine with automatic transmission.
The response from the injected air-cooled engine is pretty brisk when you crack open the throttle.