Definition of cylinder head in English:
The end cover of a cylinder in an internal-combustion engine, against which the piston compresses the cylinder’s contents.
- Very small roller cam followers are installed in the cylinder head to operate the valves instead of the conventional bucket-type tappets.
- It is equally important for the engine parts to be functioning in excellent condition - from the cylinder head to the crankshaft, the valvetrain, the pistons and the piston rings.
- The bolts are torqued in a special sequence to draw the intake manifold and its molded rubber gasket on to the cylinder head.
Definition of cylinder head in:
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