Engine The heart and soul of your vehicle is the internal combustion engine. The engine block features parts such as the camshaft, crankshaft, timing belt , spark plugs, cylinder heads, valves and pistons. What does the Camshaft and Crankshank look like? this is a camshaft What does camshaft do? Located in the “top end” of an engine, the camshaft is a critical part of the valve train that allows air and fuel to enter the combustion chamber (the space above a piston) and exhaust gases out after they burn. A modern internal combustion engine (IC) can have up to four camshafts — or dual cams — with four valves per cylinder (two intake and two exhaust), while a single-cam setup has only one of each valve. valves. this is a crankshank what does a crankshank do? Located in the “bottom end” of an engine, the crankshaft harnesses the tremendous force of combustion (the violent burning of the air and fuel in the combustion chamber) by thrusting the pistons downward, causing the crankshaft to
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One of my uncles had a few cars that he owned with his sons it looked like this! I think I was about about 5 years old when I first rode in one of this beauties! I am not sure if it was a Buick but it was so comfortable! I have never been able to feel that comfortable in the newer cars that I have ridden in. ) I don't think that I will be fixing my car anytime soon, but at least I will be able to understand it better! I am just adding an picture of an engine for the 1957 Buick Roadmaster that you are seeing above to get an idea of what an engine looked like for a car of this model. the picture of the engine below does not belong to the picture of the Buick that you are seeing above. When I look at this picture I just see hoses and casings and cables. I hope to be able to tell what is what through the course of this learning curve. According to a Toyota site that I visited there are over 30,000 parts in car counting the screws.