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a lever that is moved in order to tap something else

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It specifies specific dimensions for main bearing and tappet bores, the condition of the mating surfaces and accessory case bores, deck height and so forth.
The market size has been calculated based on the number of tappet units produced globally.
Precise deposit size with an accuracy of better than 1% is determined by nozzle diameter and geometry, and adjustment of the stroke of the tappet.
The new machinery - which includes surface coating machines and an enormous, 66-tonne deep drawing press - will enable Schaeffler UK to produce highly repeatable, superior quality mechanical tappets and other automotive engine components.
Within the paper the symmetrical profile of the cam was considered, so that the laws determining the tappet upward motion in the four elevation areas are similar to these defining its downward motion.
Four favorite Car Talk shows selected by Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) are presented in this winning collection, from a visit by Martha Stewart to 'Bugsy' Lawlor's letters home, this offers broadcast radio drama at its best and is a pick any 'Car Talk' fan will relish.
A IT'S no big deal, but it does sound like you have a dry tappet.
The actuation tappet can be mounted pointing up for hand actuation or at the bottom for foot actuation.
Starter motors can give out and excessive tappet noise means the car might be due some TLC.
I just love it when the Tappet Brothers yell, "boooguuus" -- 'cause it is.
This is a gas tappet system that unlike the AR-15 design does not dump vast amounts of carbon into the upper receiver, thus increasing reliability, Field-stripping for normal maintenance is a simple, no tools proposition.
They're better known as ``Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers,'' hosts of the syndicated National Public Radio talk show ``Car Talk.
The key to the system is clearly the bucket tappet mechanism, which is fed by an adjacent oil gallery in the cylinder head (see drawing).
And the writer never says it once if he can think up several variations: "They are to presidential politics what Bartels and James are to wine," observed Timesman Steven Holmes this fall of Clinton and Gore, continuing helpfully, "Ben and Jerry are to ice cream, and Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers, are to silly but sage advice about cars .
Previously, the engines had flat tappet camshafts made Of cast iron, and lobes were ground in a hardened condition.