How to use Camshaft in a sentence

camshaft
  • Two parallel vertical valves per cylinder are driven directly by a single overhead camshaft.

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  • In the picture to the right, at the free end, one can see the vertical shaft which drives the camshaft.

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  • This engine was the first in a Fiesta to feature an overhead camshaft instead of the usual overhead valve format.

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  • This is done by rotating the camshaft ahead a few degrees.

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  • Then there was a move to a flexible timing belt rather than chain drive for the overhead camshaft.

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  • The first new camshaft failed in use, as did two replacements.

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  • There should be basically no slack in the chain as it runs from the camshaft chainwheel down to the crankshaft chainwheel.

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  • If there is slack, carefully remove the camshaft chainwheel, and replace it on a differnent keyway.

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  • This was a nice lazy six, looking good on paper but sportscar road testers complained, citing poor camshaft timing and breathing problems.

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