What are tapered leaves and straight leaves?
Automotive
Advertisement What are tapered leaves?  Tapered leaves are gradually narrowed towards the tip. They tend to be shorter than straight leaves. The leaves have smooth rounded edges for comfort and safety when handling. Advantages Tapered leaves allow measurements to be taken …
A Vane Air flow (VAF) Sensor
Automotive
Advertisement A vane air flow (VAF) sensor. Typical air vane sensor with the cover removed. The movable arm contacts a carbon resistance path as the vane opens.  Many air vane sensors also have contacts that close to supply voltage to …
VC-Turbo Engine
Automotive
Advertisement The VC-Turbo engine utilizes a multi-link system that continuously varies piston top dead center (TDC)?  bottom dead center (BDC) positions, allowing free control of the compression ratio critical factor of power and efficiency, on-demand.  This makes it the world’s …
What is VCR?
Automotive
Advertisement (VARIABLE COMPRESSION RATIO ENGINES) Making the compression ratio variable is a significant source of innovation that is already generating edifying results. The compression ratio of a reciprocating internal combustion engine is defined by the relationship between the cylinder volume …
The History of the Nissan GT-R
Car Talk
Advertisement While the first Skyline, built by the Prince Motor Company, Made its debut in 1957, The first GT-R under the Nissan banner didn’t make its appearance until 1969 (Nissan took over Prince in 1966). The car’s S20 2.0-liter DOHC …