Instead, the cash-restrained automaker simply enlarged the cylinder bores of its pre-World War II designed, valve-in-head -- or L-head
-- engine to just over 308 cubic inches from 262.
The Go Devil L-head
engine was retained but with a different carburetor and ignition, and a governor for the PTO was added.
All of the underpinnings of the vehicle were kept intact, including its L-head
straight-6 engine, and were visible through the bodywork.
He closely analyzes the Zeder/Skelton/Breer engines, the four-cylinder engines of Maxwell, Chrysler and Plymouth, the L-head
six-cylinder engines, the straight-eights and V8s, the slant six, the Viper, truck engines, the gas turbine and American motors engines.
Initial research was focused on the existing 346 cubic-inch L-head
(flathead) V-8, but the Cadillac men soon realized that compression ratios above 8:1 could not be achieved with the flathead layout.
Powered by a 4-cylinder, L-head
engine of 3-1/8-by-4-1/2-inch bore and stroke, the cultivator was said to have 7-1/2 drawbar hp.
The Utilitor was powered by a Midwest 1-cylinder, L-head
engine of 3-1/2-inch by 4-1/2-inch bore and stroke, with a large flywheel in the hub of each drive wheel.
Motors are built in three types: the T-head, the L-head
and the valve-in-head.
Their 1917 Sandusky Model J has a Dauch-built 4-cylinder L-head
engine cast in one block with 4-1/4-by-5-1/4-inch bore and stroke.
Rated as a one- or two-plow machine, the Case V series was introduced in 1940 with a Continental L-head
It was designed for use in logging camps, mines, oil fields, plantations and wherever transportation facilities are insufficient." In many cases, the tractor was powered by a four-cylinder, L-head
Buffalo gasoline engine of 6 3/4-inch bore and 9-inch stroke, although a different power plant appears in several photos.
A two-cylinder, water-cooled, L-head
engine, apparently made in-house, powers the tractor.