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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Jordan Meeker's 1897 5 hp Weber pushrod engine made its U.S.
Owners just couldn't resist twiddling the car's turbo to boost power from the standard 1.4-litre s turbo to boost pushrod engine's 115bhp to way over 150bhp in some cases.
Owners just couldn't resist twiddling the car's turbo to boost power from the standard 1.4-litre pushrod engine's 115bhp to way over 150bhp in some cases.
Jupiter sports cars were built from 1950 to 1954 and the Jowett-designed 1,486cc flat-four pushrod engine of 60-62bhp gave them considerable punch.
The final model, the 356C, featured disc brakes and two engine options, the most powerful pushrod engine Porsche ever produced: the 95 hp SC as well as the standard C at 75 hp.
The base Mustang also benefits from moving to a new 4.0L, 60 degree, single-overhead cam engine, which replaces the 3.8L 90 degree pushrod engine in the 2004 model.
Replacing the 3.8-liter pushrod engine of yore is a 3.5-liter 215-horsepower multivalve overhead cam V-6.
By placing a cam phasing system on the camshaft, a pushrod engine can be tuned to take much higher levels of exhaust gas recirculation.
The line goes back to the Renault 5 Turbo with a blowser clamped on to its 1400cc pushrod engine that packed a fair wallop, albeit it had something of a glass jaw in some fragile mechanics.
But after saying that, it's interesting that the sohc 4.6L V-8 in the Explorer and Mountaineer beats the 5.0L pushrod engine it replaces in power, weight, fuel economy and performance feel.