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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
AM General is an American heavy vehicle and contract automotive manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana.
An automobile engine replacement is an engine or a major part of one that is sold individually without any other parts required to make a functional car (for example a drivetrain).
The Avanti II is an American performance sports coupe based on the Studebaker Avanti and marketed through a succession of five different ownership arrangements subsequent to Studebaker's discontinuation of the model.
Beaumont was a make of intermediate-sized automobiles produced by General Motors of Canada from 1966 to 1969.
Bell housing or bellhousing is a colloquial/slang term for the portion of the transmission that covers the flywheel and the clutch or torque converter of the transmission on vehicles powered by internal combustion engines.
Bore pitch is the distance between the centerline of a cylinder bore to the centerline of the next cylinder bore adjacent to it in an internal combustion engine.
The Buick Regal is an upscale mid-sized automobile that was first introduced by Buick for the 1973 model year.
The Roadmaster is an automobile that was built by Buick from 1936 to 1958, and again from 1991 to 1996.
The Buick Skylark is a passenger car produced by Buick.
The Buick V8 is a family of V8 engines produced by the Buick division of General Motors between 1953 and 1981.
The Cadillac Brougham was a line of luxury cars manufactured by the Cadillac Motor Car Division of General Motors from the 1987 through 1992 model years and was previously sold from 1977 to 1986 as the Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham.
The Cadillac Escalade is a full-size luxury SUV engineered and manufactured by Cadillac.
The Cadillac Fleetwood is a model of luxury cars that were manufactured by the Cadillac division of General Motors between 1976 and 1996.
Cadillac was the first automobile maker in the world to mass-produce V8 engines.
A carburetor (American English) or carburettor (British English; see spelling differences) is a device that mixes air and fuel for internal combustion engines in the proper ratio for combustion.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).
The Checker Marathon is an automobile produced by the Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan, between 1961 and 1982.
Checker Taxi was a dominant taxicab company that was based in Chicago, Illinois.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
The Chevrolet Bel Air was a full-size car produced by Chevrolet for the 1950–1981 model years.
The Chevrolet "Big Block" is a term for a series of large displacement V8 engines that have been developed and produced in the United States from the 1950s to the current day.
The C/K was Chevrolet and GMC's full-size pickup truck line from 1960 until 2000 in the United States and Canada, from 1964 to 2001 in Brazil, and from 1975 to 1982 in Chile.
The Chevrolet Camaro is an American automobile manufactured by Chevrolet, classified as a pony car and some versions also as a muscle car.
The Chevrolet Caprice is a full-sized automobile produced by Chevrolet in North America for the 1965 to 1996 model years.
The Chevrolet Chevy II/Nova was a small automobile manufactured by Chevrolet, and produced in five generations for the 1962 through 1979, and 1985 through 1988 model years.
The Chevrolet Corvette, known colloquially as the Vette or Chevy Corvette, is a sports car manufactured by Chevrolet.
The Chevrolet Corvette (C4) was a sports car produced by Chevrolet from 1983 to 1996.
Chevrolet El Camino is a coupé utility vehicle that was produced by Chevrolet between 1959–60 and 1964–1987.
The Chevrolet Express and its mechanically identical twin GMC Savana are full-size vans from General Motors.
The Chevrolet Impala is a full-size car built by Chevrolet for model years 1958–85, 1994–96 and since 2000 onwards.
The LT-1 was a Small-Block engine produced by Chevrolet between 1970 and 1972.
The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997.
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a two-door coupe manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1970 to 2007 model years (non-continuously), encompassing six generations.
The Chevrolet Monza is a subcompact, four-passenger automobile produced by Chevrolet for the 1975–1980 model years.
The Chevrolet Series D is an American automobile produced by Chevrolet between 1917 and 1918.
The Chevrolet small-block engine is a series of V8 automobile engines used in normal production by the Chevrolet Division of General Motors between 1955 and 2003, using the same basic engine block.
The Chevrolet Suburban is a full-size suv from Chevrolet.
The Chevrolet Tahoe (and its rebadged version GMC Yukon) is a full-size SUV from General Motors.
The static compression ratio of an internal combustion engine or external combustion engine is a value that represents the ratio of the volume of its combustion chamber from its largest capacity to its smallest capacity.
The cylinder block is an integrated structure comprising the cylinder(s) of a reciprocating engine and often some or all of their associated surrounding structures (coolant passages, intake and exhaust passages and ports, and crankcase).
A distributor is an enclosed rotating shaft used in spark-ignition internal combustion engines that have mechanically-timed ignition.
Edward Nicholas Cole (September 17, 1909 – May 2, 1977) was an American automotive executive for General Motors.
An engine control unit (ECU), also commonly called an engine control module (ECM), is a type of electronic control unit that controls a series of actuators on an internal combustion engine to ensure optimal engine performance.
Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).
In internal combustion engines, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is a nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions reduction technique used in petrol/gasoline and diesel engines.
Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.
Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
The Chevrolet 90° V6 family of engines began in 1978 with the Chevrolet 200 cid (3.3 L) V6 as the base engine for the all new 1978 Chevrolet Malibu.
Vortec is a trademarked name for a line of small block engines for General Motors trucks.
The General Motors A platform (commonly called A-body) was an automobile platform, and was GM's original, and oldest, platform used by all early GM products, beginning with the Chevrolet Superior.
The GM B platform (also known as GM B body), was General Motors' full-size rear-wheel drive automobile platform from 1926-1996.
GM Certified Service is an auto repair service for General Motors.
The GM D platform (informally, D-body), was a General Motors automobile platform designation, used in two series (1936-1984 and 1985-1996) for large body-on-frame rear-wheel drive automobiles.
The F platform, or F-body, was General Motors' small rear-wheel drive automobile platform from 1967 until 2002.
The Y platform, or Y body, designation has been used twice by the General Motors Corporation to describe a series of vehicles all built on the same basic body and sharing many parts and characteristics.
GMC Truck produced a unique 60 degree V6 engine family from 1959 through 1974, in gasoline and Diesel versions.
GMC shared some engines with other General Motors divisions.
Holden, formally known as General Motors Holden, is an Australian automobile importer and a former automobile manufacturer with its headquarters in Port Melbourne, Victoria.
The Holden Monaro is a rear wheel drive coupé that was produced by Holden between 1968 and 1977 and between 2001 and 2005.
The Holden V8 engine is an overhead valve (OHV) V8 engine that was produced by the Australian General Motors subsidiary, Holden between 1969 and 2000.
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed.
Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs, first marketed in 1992 when AM General began selling a civilian version of the M998 Humvee.
The Hummer H1 is a four-wheel-drive utility vehicle based on the M998 Humvee, which was created by AM General.
In automotive engineering, an inlet manifold or intake manifold (in American English) is the part of an engine that supplies the fuel/air mixture to the cylinders.
Interchangeable parts are parts (components) that are, for practical purposes, identical.
This is a list of engines either produced by General Motors or used in its products.
Lotus Cars is a British automotive company that manufactures sports cars and racing cars in its headquarters in Hethel, United Kingdom.
The LS based GM small-block engine is the primary V-8 used in General Motors' line of rear-wheel-drive cars and trucks.
A mass (air) flow sensor (MAF) is a sensor used to determine the mass flow rate of air entering a fuel-injected internal combustion engine.
Mercury Marine, founded in 1939 as Kiekhaefer Mercury, is a division of the Brunswick Corporation.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Mighty Mouse is an American animated anthropomorphic, superhero mouse character created by the Terrytoons studio for 20th Century Fox.
The model year (MY) of a product is a number used worldwide, but with a high level of prominence in North America, to describe approximately when a product was produced, and it usually indicates the coinciding base specification (design revision number) of that product.
Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed structural formula CH3(CH2)6CH3.
An octane rating, or octane number, is a standard measure of the performance of an engine or aviation fuel.
The Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser is an automobile that was manufactured and marketed by Oldsmobile in three generations from 1971 to 1992.
The Oldsmobile Cutlass was a marque of automobiles produced by General Motors' Oldsmobile division between 1961 and 1999.
Oldsmobile produced three versions of a diesel engine between 1978 to 1985: a 350 CID (5.7 litre) V8 in 1978-85, a 263 CID (4.3 litre) V8 in 1979, and a 261 CID (4.3 litre) V6 1982-1985.
The Oldsmobile Omega is a compact car that was manufactured and sold from 1973 through 1984 by Oldsmobile.
The Oldsmobile V8 refers to a series of Oldsmobile engines beginning with the advanced 1949 Rocket which were, along with the 1949 Cadillac V8, the first post-war OHV V8 engines produced by General Motors.
On-board diagnostics (OBD) is an automotive term referring to a vehicle's self-diagnostic and reporting capability.
Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.
An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.
A plain bearing, or more commonly sliding bearing and slide bearing (in railroading sometimes called a solid bearing or friction bearing), is the simplest type of bearing, comprising just a bearing surface and no rolling elements.
The Pontiac Bonneville was an automobile built by Pontiac from 1957 to 2005.
The Pontiac Catalina is an automobile which was part of Pontiac's full-sized line from 1950 to 1981.
The Pontiac Firebird is an American automobile built by Pontiac from the 1967 to the 2002 model years.
The Grand Prix was a line of all terrain automobiles produced by the Pontiac Division of General Motors from 1962 through 2002 for coupes and 1988-2008 for sedans.
The Pontiac Parisienne is a full-size rear-wheel drive vehicle that was sold by Pontiac on the GM B platform in Canada from 1958 to 1986 and in the United States from 1983 to 1986.
The Pontiac Safari is a station wagon that was produced by Pontiac.
The Pontiac Sunbird is an automobile that was produced by Pontiac, initially as a subcompact for the 1976 to 1980 model years, and later as a compact for the 1982 to 1994 model years.
The Pontiac V8 engine is a family of overhead valve V8 engines manufactured by the Pontiac Division of General Motors Corporation that made its debut in 1955.
The Pontiac Ventura is an automobile that was produced by Pontiac.
A power-train control module, abbreviated PCM, is an automotive component, a control unit, used on motor vehicles.
The Rambler Rebel is an automobile that was produced by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) of Kenosha, Wisconsin for the 1957–1960 model years, as well as again for 1966 and 1967.
Rochester Products Division (RPD) was a division of General Motors that manufactured carburetors, and related components including emissions control devices and cruise control systems in Rochester, New York.
The Rochester Ramjet is an automotive fuel injection system developed by the Rochester Products Division of General Motors and first offered as a high-performance option on the Corvette and GM passenger cars in 1957.
The Saturn Corporation, also known as Saturn LLC, was an American automobile manufacturer, a registered trademark established on January 7, 1985, as a subsidiary of General Motors.
Statesman was an automotive marque created in 1971 by Holden and sold in Australasia.
Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.
In a reciprocating piston engine, the stroke ratio, defined by either bore/stroke ratio or stroke/bore ratio, is a term to describe the ratio between cylinder bore diameter and piston stroke.
A tappet is a projection that imparts a linear motion to some other component within a mechanism.
Toluca, officially called Toluca de Lerdo, is the state capital of the State of Mexico as well as the seat of the Municipality of Toluca.
A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
Volvo Penta was founded in 1907 in conjunction with the production of the first marine engine, B1.
Ward's is an American organization that has covered the automotive industry for over 80 years.
Water cooling is a method of heat removal from components and industrial equipment.
A wet sump is a lubricating oil management design for piston engines which uses the crankcase as a built-in reservoir for oil, as opposed to an external or secondary reservoir used in a dry sump design.
"Wienermobile" is a series of automobiles shaped like a hot dog on a bun which are used to promote and advertise Oscar Mayer products in the United States.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, also known as ZF Group, and commonly abbreviated to ZF (ZF.
Zora Arkus-Duntov (December 25, 1909 – April 21, 1996) was a Belgian-born American engineer whose work on the Chevrolet Corvette earned him the nickname "Father of the Corvette." He is sometimes erroneously referred to as the inventor of the Corvette, whereas that title belongs to Harley Earl.
A 4-bolt main refers to the number of bolts attaching the main bearing caps to the block of an internal combustion engine.
9C1 is a code used by Chevrolet, in reference to a vehicle intended for use as a police car.
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