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engine block

[′en·jən ‚bläk]
(design engineering)
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Galaxy used three bushings in engine block boring to pilot the line boring bar, and in 2005 all three wore out near the end of a Caterpillar job.
The project was somewhat last minute, and other machine shops were telling Dodge that the engine blocks couldn't be completed in time," said Doug Walter, sales and project manager for Valiant.
They have enabled the production of engine blocks that weigh about 66% less than their cast iron counterparts.
The 2009 Inventor of the Year award goes to Ford and Flame-Spray Industries for the collaborative development of the spray apparatus for use with Ford's patented production-ready Plasma Transferred Wire Arc (PTWA) thermal spray coating process for aluminum engine blocks.
A slight chamfer is also put on the cylinder bore and top face of the engine block.
Engine designers at Navistar designed the MaxxForce 7 engine block specifically for CGI.
Left unchecked, these vibrations can continue traveling to the rear portion of the engine block and cause cracks near the oil pan housing area and starter motor mounting flange.
A complete engine block measuring routine at Laughlin takes about 20 min.
We have been successful in filling, melting and handling the materials, and to date, we have cast parts as small as one-half pound and as large as the full engine block.
4 million, will be used for the purchase of new production lines for engine blocks and heads and other autoparts, such as crankshafts.
ADD COOLANT ONLY WHEN THE ENGINE IS COOL, ADDING COOLANT TO A HOT ENGINE CAN CRACK THE ENGINE BLOCK OR BURST A SEAM IN THE RADIATOR.
The car also featured purple neon lights both under the running boards and under the hood, where the V-8 engine featured a purple air cleaner, purple engine block and purple spark plug wires.