L-head engine

L-head engine

[′el ‚hed ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A type of four-stroke cycle internal combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves on one side of the engine block which are operated by pushrods actuated by a single camshaft.
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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 Go Devil L-head engine was retained but with a different carburetor and ignition, and a governor for the PTO was added.
"The Farmall Cub, with its well-known L-head engine, was designed for small acreage farmers or those who wanted a second tractor," Don says.
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.
Standard features included a 4-cylinder, L-head engine of the company's own manufacture; a centrifugal pump, fan and radiator for cooling; pressure feed and splash lubrication; and a Kingston gasoline/kerosene carburetor.
Rated as a one- or two-plow machine, the Case V series was introduced in 1940 with a Continental L-head engine. In 1942, the VA series--which used a Case-made OHV engine--replaced the V series.