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long overlap camshaft

German translation: Nockenwelle mit großer Überschneidung

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English term or phrase:long overlap camshaft
German translation:Nockenwelle mit großer Überschneidung
Entered by: Caro Maucher
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13:15 Mar 5, 2002
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Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / engines
English term or phrase: long overlap camshaft
Still diesel engines:

The cylinder head also incorporates a long overlap camshaft, which enables the
engine to get higher air throughput for increased durability at higher powers.

The camshaft is Nockenwelle, but what is this overlap?
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 14:17
Nockenwelle mit großer Überschneidung
Explanation:
overlap refers to the time the valves are open simultaneously.

Experience as automotive engineer
HTH
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CBeeh
Germany
Local time: 08:17
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Mein Freund und Helfer ;-))
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4 +1Nockenwelle mit großer Überschneidung
CBeeh


  

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Nockenwelle mit großer Überschneidung


Explanation:
overlap refers to the time the valves are open simultaneously.

Experience as automotive engineer
HTH


    Reference: http://www.google.com
CBeeh
Germany
Local time: 08:17
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Mein Freund und Helfer ;-))

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