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cam engine

[′kam ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A piston engine in which a cam-and-roller mechanism seems to convert reciprocating motion into rotary motion.

cam engine

cam engine
A reciprocating engine with axial cylinders arranged around a cylinder shaft. Rollers in the open end of the pistons press against a sinusoidal cam mounted on the shaft to rotate the shaft.
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Its overhead cam engine, canted sideways to reduce height, four-speed all synchromesh gearbox, all-independent suspension and Dunlop disc brakes at the front were real statements of intention by BMW.
The model features bulging bonnet, which hints at it being powered by a dual overhead cam engine.
It has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder dual-overhead cam engine and a continuously variable transmission.
The Co level is decreased in modified cam engine as compared to the existing cam engine.
There's quite a lot of noise at speed but bodyroll's well controlled and the slick gearchange means you can enjoy getting the most from the little three cylinder twin cam engine.
Body roll is well controlled and the slick gear change means you can enjoy getting the most from the little twin cam engine.
The 2-inch PKX201T is powered by the EX17, a 5.7-hp overhead cam engine, and offers a delivery volume of 185 GPM.
Its newly developed 1.5 litre, 16V dual overhead cam engine and a 5-Speed manual transmission are still being imported from Japan.
The car has a 1500cc twin overhead cam engine, unsupercharged with a pre-selector Wilson gearbox and was rebuilt and restored in 1999 as a single-seater racing car.
In its own class, however, with a 3.5 litre, six cylinder, single overhead cam engine, it is one of the best seen on the roads in Bahrain - for the price!
Working from an original, structurally sound head from the dual overhead cam engine and the blueprints for the original casting, the metalcasters were able to produce the head in G3000 cast iron using a nobake mold and 54 coldbox cores.
recently announced the appointment of Brian Cherry as vice president of the Rand Cam engine technology projects.