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intake passage [1 record]

Record 1 1993-01-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Motor Vehicles and Bicycles
  • Engines (Motor Vehicles)
CONT

Controlled by a micro processor, this system varies the effective length of the intake passages by opening and closing two butterfly valves within the passage at different engine speeds, based on specific resonance points of the engine.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Véhicules automobiles et bicyclettes
  • Moteur (Véhicules automobiles)

Spanish

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