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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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The Buick has a six-cylinder 4 litre engine rated at 27hp, with overhead valves and a three-speed gearbox.
11 hp, overhead valve, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-cycle gas engine improves fuel economy
A technological showplace when it opened in 1951 to build advanced overhead valve engines, the old CEP#1 was slated to be mothballed after building its last 5.
The Briggs & Stratton four-cycle overhead valve engine design is both user- and environment- friendly.
The Husky now had a slightly longer wheelbase, a larger 1,390cc overhead valve four cylinder engine, and styling changes to the body.
The new technology is beneficial for both overhead valve and overhead cam engines, and represents a leap to the next generation of cam phasing.
9L variants, are the first mass-produced overhead valve engines to feature cam phasing in an overhead-valve engine design.
That additional expense notwithstanding, Cowland believes some of these strategies can be used on the typical low-cost, two-valve per cylinder, overhead valve American V8.
5hp Vis-e-vis model with a single cylinder overhead valve belt-driven De Dion engine fetched pounds 28,000 at auction.
The 1955 Ford Thunderbird, "a sports car with luxury," was designed to compete with the Corvette, as it featured a steel body, interchangeable hard and soft tops, an overhead valve V-8 engine and roll-up windows, and its road performances were virtually identical to the Corvette's.
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.
Honda Power Equipment's technological and environmental leadership includes the introduction of cleaner and more fuel-efficient overhead valve four-stroke engine technology, decades ahead of many others in the industry.