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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But a lot of experience has shown that maximum engine longevity can be obtained when a conventional air-cooled engine is managed to maintain cylinder head temperatures of no greater than 400 deg.
Long before Ford dreamed up the Transit van, VW created its Type 2 van, with a 1,100cc Beetle air-cooled engine in the back and the now iconic two-pane windscreen, known as the split-screen.
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.
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 stroke air-cooled engine with automatic transmission.
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The vehicle is to be equipped with a 411cc single-cylinder, fuel injected, air-cooled engine that produces 24.
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As it turns out, an air-cooled engine in an airframe designed for it offers us several ways to manage the heat it produces.
8cc single cylinder air-cooled engine under the hood, which gives a power of 8.
My dad would take dirty spark plugs from the Model Z engines and put them in the Delco engine for a few hours to clean them; apparently the result of a hotter running air-cooled engine.
The old school may not like it, but this is the way things will be in the future; the old air-cooled engine can't compete as far as emissions are concerned and I have ridden tuned Harleys with less power.