Motor-cycle principles and the light car: with explanations of the construction and operation of those parts of motor cycles, cycle cars and the Ford car that differ from automobile practice, and chapters on care and maintenance, and on the location and remedy of trouble
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Page 53 - En Bloc.' In this motor both the inlet and exhaust valves are located on the same side of the cylinder which arrangement classifies the engine as an "L" type, the extended valve pockets forming an "L" with the center line of the cylinder. In the motor shown by Figs. F-14 — F-15, the inlet and exhaust valves are on opposite sides of the cylinder as shown in the cross-section, which classifies the motor as a "T" type, as the valve chambers together with the cylinder forms a "T.
Page 157 - It is not practicable to connect the engine direct to the driving wheels...
Page 231 - This may be due to any one of several causes, but the most frequent is a badly fitting float valve.
Page 168 - ... the number of revolutions of the engine to one of the wheel according to road conditions.
Page 144 - The armature core is shown in Figure 34, and it will be seen that the...
Page 44 - The other end of the connecting rod is attached to the crank; its bearing is large, for otherwise the wear would be rapid.
Page 43 - As is the case with all of the moving parts, the piston is made as light as possible, in order to reduce vibration and wear.