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Wasserboxer

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The Volkswagen wasserboxer is a four cylinder horizontally opposed pushrod overhead-valve (OHV) petrol engine developed by Volkswagen. [1]

53 relations: Air flow meter, Air-cooled engine, Aluminium alloy, Audi, Bore (engine), Camshaft, Carburetor, Cast iron, Casting, Combustion chamber, Compression ratio, Concentric objects, Crankcase, Crankshaft, Cylinder (engine), Cylinder bank, Cylinder block, Cylinder head, Deutsches Institut für Normung, Die (manufacturing), Digifant engine management system, Emission standard, Engine displacement, ETKA, Europe, Flat engine, Flat-four engine, Fuel, Fuel injection, Gasoline, Grille, Head gasket, Heron cylinder head, Jetronic, List of discontinued Volkswagen Group petrol engines, Main bearing, Motive power, Motor oil, Overhead valve engine, Petrol engine, Piston, Power (physics), Spring (device), Steel, Stroke (engine), Timing belt (camshaft), Volkswagen, Volkswagen air-cooled engine, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Type 2 (T3), ..., Water cooling, Water jacket, Wet sump. Expand index (3 more) »

Air flow meter

An air flow meter is a device that measures air flow, i.e. how much air is flowing through a tube.

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Air-cooled engine

Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.

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Aluminium alloy

Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.

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Audi

Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, produces, markets and distributes luxury vehicles.

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Bore (engine)

The bore or cylinder bore is a part of a piston engine.

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Camshaft

A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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Carburetor

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.

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Cast iron

Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.

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Casting

Casting is a manufacturing process in which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify.

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Combustion chamber

A combustion chamber is that part of an internal combustion engine (ICE) in which the fuel/air mix is burned.

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Compression ratio

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.

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Concentric objects

In geometry, two or more objects are said to be concentric, coaxal, or coaxial when they share the same center or axis.

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Crankcase

A crankcase is the housing for the crankshaft in a reciprocating internal combustion engine.

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Crankshaft

A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.

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Cylinder (engine)

A cylinder is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels.

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Cylinder bank

Internal combustion piston engines (those with more than one cylinder) are usually arranged so that the cylinders are in lines parallel to the crankshaft.

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Cylinder block

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).

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Cylinder head

In an internal combustion engine, the cylinder head (often informally abbreviated to just head) sits above the cylinders on top of the cylinder block.

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Deutsches Institut für Normung

Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. (DIN; in English, the German Institute for Standardization) is the German national organization for standardization and is the German ISO member body.

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Die (manufacturing)

A die is a specialized tool used in manufacturing industries to cut or shape material mostly using a press.

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Digifant engine management system

The Digifant engine management system is an electronic engine control unit (ECU), which monitors and controls the fuel injection and ignition systems in petrol engines, designed by Volkswagen Group, in cooperation with Robert Bosch GmbH.

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Emission standard

Emission standards are the legal requirements governing air pollutants released into the atmosphere.

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Engine displacement

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).

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ETKA

ETKA is the official electronic parts catalogue (EPC) for Volkswagen Group motor vehicles.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Flat engine

A flat engine is an internal combustion engine with horizontally-opposed cylinders.

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Flat-four engine

A flat-four or horizontally opposed-four is a flat engine with four cylinders arranged in two horizontal banks of two, each bank lying opposite the other, a crankcase between them.

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Fuel

A fuel is any material that can be made to react with other substances so that it releases energy as heat energy or to be used for work.

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Fuel injection

Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.

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Gasoline

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.

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Grille

A grille or grill (French word from Latin craticula, small grill) is an opening of several slits side by side in a wall or metal sheet or other barrier, usually to let air or water enter and/or leave but keep larger objects including animals in or out.

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Head gasket

A head gasket is a gasket that sits between the engine block and cylinder head(s) in an internal combustion engine.

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Heron cylinder head

A Heron cylinder head, or simply Heron head, is a design for the combustion chambers of the cylinder head on an internal combustion piston engine.

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Jetronic

Jetronic is a trade name of a fuel injection technology for automotive petrol engines, developed and marketed by Robert Bosch GmbH from the 1960s onwards.

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List of discontinued Volkswagen Group petrol engines

The spark-ignition petrol engines listed below were formerly used by various marques of automobiles and commercial vehicles of the German automotive concern, Volkswagen Group,ETKA official factory data and also in Volkswagen Industrial Motor applications, but are now discontinued.

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Main bearing

In a piston engine, the main bearings are the bearings on which the crankshaft rotates, usually plain or journal bearings.

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Motive power

In thermodynamics, motive power is a natural agent, such as water or steam, wind or electricity, used to impart motion to machinery such as an engine.

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Motor oil

Motor oil, engine oil, or engine lubricant is any of various substances comprising base oils enhanced with additives, particularly antiwear additive plus detergents, dispersants and, for multi-grade oils viscosity index improvers.

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Overhead valve engine

An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.

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Petrol engine

A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in American English) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.

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Piston

A piston is a component of reciprocating engines, reciprocating pumps, gas compressors and pneumatic cylinders, among other similar mechanisms.

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Power (physics)

In physics, power is the rate of doing work, the amount of energy transferred per unit time.

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Spring (device)

A spring is an elastic object that stores mechanical energy.

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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Stroke (engine)

In the context of an Internal combustion engine, the term stroke has the following related meanings.

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Timing belt (camshaft)

A timing belt, timing chain or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine's valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder's intake and exhaust strokes.

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Volkswagen

Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.

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Volkswagen air-cooled engine

The Volkswagen air-cooled engine is an air-cooled boxer engine with four horizontally opposed cast-iron cylinders, cast aluminum alloy cylinder heads and pistons, magnesium crankcase, and forged steel crankshaft and connecting rods.

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Volkswagen Group

Volkswagen AG, known internationally as the Volkswagen Group, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Volkswagen Type 2 (T3)

The Volkswagen Type 2 (T3) was the third generation of the Volkswagen Transporter and was marketed under various nameplates worldwide — including the Transporter or Caravelle in Europe, Microbus in South Africa, and Vanagon in North and South America.

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Water cooling

Water cooling is a method of heat removal from components and industrial equipment.

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Water jacket

A water jacket is a water-filled casing surrounding a device, typically a metal sheath having intake and outlet vents to allow water to be pumped through and circulated.

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Wet sump

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.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasserboxer

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