camshaft drive

A connection between the crankshaft and camshaft by means of gears, chain, drive belt, shaft, or eccentric shaft to maintain the ratio of 1:2.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • drive sprocket — On a vehicle which uses a chain (like a bicycle and some motorcycles), there are two important sprockets: the drive sprocket is connected to the power source (the engine or your pedals) and the driven sprocket is usually connected to your rear… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • drive belt — A flat belt which connects two or more pulleys so as to transmit motion from one pulley to the other. Also see camshaft drive belt …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • camshaft gear — A gear that is used to drive the camshaft …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • eccentric drive — A drive from a point not on the axis of the driving shaft, e.g., from the outer part of a disc, so that a reciprocating or up and down motion is transmitted; used in pumps or for a camshaft drive …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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