Here is an animation of how a motor is assembled and then how it all functions together. This video gives you an understanding of how most modern engines work. The engine featured is a four cylinder dual overhead camshaft motor, the bread and butter of most passenger cars today. I hope you enjoy it as much as i do. My only complaint would be that the big nasty turbo was missing. Oh well, maybe next time.
Here is a further break down of how internal combustion engines work. It boils down to 4 simple steps. Suck, Squish, Bang, Blow.
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