cylinder head


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cylinder head

The metal casing that fits onto a cylinder block in an internal-combustion engine. A: "Did dad say what's wrong with the car?" B: "I don't know, something about needing to fix the cylinder head, whatever that means!"
See also: cylinder, head
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Nevertheless, operating an engine at high power settings, at high cylinder head temperatures or with leaking exhaust ports greatly increases the likelihood of cracks and other damage.
The fiber is then molded into the cylinder head covers by Dana Holding Corp.
During the engine operation, in its cylinder head occur temperature differences, [1].
Any car up to 10 years old and with less than 100,000 miles on the clock can be protected by a Warranty Direct policy for items such as the cylinder head, cylinder head gasket, camshaft and bearings and even down to the timing gears, chains, cam belt and tensioners.
Place a small dab of anti-seize compound on the plug threads and hand-thread the plug into the cylinder head.
They have a legal obligation to repair the damage, including a new cylinder head if required.
Think about it, if lean of peak insures lower cylinder head temperatures, why not take off lean of peak?
The special marking machine, designed and built by Columbia, peen-marks numbers on the cylinder head camshaft bearing caps to correspond with those of the matching cylinder head position.
are working on a cylinder head that will give the Army a diesel engine with less heat rejection and more power density than other diesels.
In developing its Monomet cylinder head gasket, STE of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, used a powder coating compound of Victrex PEEK polymer and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) to prevent micro abrasion, contact corrosion, and "welding" of the cylinder head to the cylinder block.
As part of the new cylinder-head machining area, Ford will install a series of "flexible" computer-numerically controlled (CNC) machines to manufacture the engine's cylinder head.
This construction gives both very short sealing surfaces and ideally facilitates the mounting of cylinder head modules, using a new, patented design of radial cylinder head seal.
For a prototype cylinder head one exhaust port, one intake port and one chamber are developed.
Engine cylinder head facilities will be supplied by Toyoda Machine, cylinder head line or lines by Nippei Toyama Corp.
Traditionally, exhaust valve wear in reciprocating gas engines has required frequent cylinder head maintenance.