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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 an overhead valve engine, the tappet is fitted in the engine block.
It was a joy to dismantle and rebuild this 1300cc overhead valve engine.
The Traction Avant combined for the first time front-wheel-drive, monocoque chassis/body construction, torsion bar suspension and an overhead valve engine with removable cylinder sleeves.
The Peugeot 203 took on the look of an American-designed Sedan and was powered by a new four- cylinder 1290cc overhead valve engine churning out 42bhp.
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.
The revolutionary YARD-MAN riding lawn tractor is designed to make mowing a lawn easier and features an innovative Briggs & Stratton INTEK overhead valve engine, Auto Drive(TM) transmission, a TightTurn(TM) steering system and a FastAttach(TM) tool-free attachments system.
The revolutionary Yard-Man riding lawn tractor is designed to make mowing a lawn easier and features innovative Briggs & Stratton INTEK overhead valve engine, Auto Drive(TM) transmission, a TightTurn(TM) steering system and a FastAttach(TM) tool-free attachments system.
Paul's Standard was first registered in 1926, it has a four-cylinder 1,944cc overhead valve engine, four-speed gearbox and front wheel brakes which were standard for the first time that year.
The outboard's four-cycle overhead valve engine design is both user- and environment- friendly.
The Briggs & Stratton four-cycle overhead valve engine design is both user- and environment- friendly.
9-liter V8 it replaces, and produces 41% more horsepower (345 hp @ 5,400 rpm) and 12% more torque (375 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm), making this overhead valve engine one of the most powerful available in the light truck market.
The Pro-Gen(TM) 5000 portable generator features a nine-horsepower Briggs & Stratton overhead valve engine that is rated at 5,000 watts -- that's enough power to operate many essential household appliances like a furnace fan, refrigerator, several lights and a television.