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Old 10th September 2013, 18:53   #1
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Jaob Neal provides an interesting and detailed picture based explanation on how car engine works and thought I must share it too. http://jacoboneal.com/car-engine/

It also covers Gas and Electric cars with animated images.
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Thanks very much. Though I was aware of some of the stuff, the moving diagrams have given me better insights into how the engine and other items in the engine bay work.
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Jaob Neal provides an interesting and detailed picture based explanation on how car engine works and thought I must share it too.
Good you got that thought of sharing and Thanks for the share.

It gives a nice insight to the internal stuff. Almost like the website - How Stuff works.

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Jaob Neal provides an interesting and detailed picture based explanation on how car engine works and thought I must share it too. http://jacoboneal.com/car-engine/
There are a few things in this animation that I was not very aware of. Camshaft being one of that.

Looking for similar for gearbox, differential and steering system.

Thanks a lot for posting this link.
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There are a few things in this animation that I was not very aware of. Camshaft being one of that.

Looking for similar for gearbox, differential and steering system.

Thanks a lot for posting this link.


Found this video on - How does the Differential Works Check it out.

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Wow! Nice share. After going through the webpage, I was able to clear quite a few doubts I had. Thanks. Do post more if you com across.
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Amazing article it is. Only now, I've learned how engine works very clearly.. The graphical representation really conveyed a lot. Thanks a lot for sharing such a valuable link.
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Good article. Is there any similar article or diagram which explains the VVT or Variable Valve Timing technology for the latest engines?
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Jaob Neal provides an interesting and detailed picture based explanation on how car engine works and thought I must share it too. http://jacoboneal.com/car-engine/

It also covers Gas and Electric cars with animated images.
Good one. The use of graphics is very effective. I had come across similar moving graphical explanation on the auto section of HowStuffWorks (http://auto.howstuffworks.com/) ; but the one provided by you is more detailed and incorporates the steps better.

By the way, where did you find this one and also does the guy explain the functioning of other auto components as well some where (off course in the same manner he has explained the engine)?
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Good article. Is there any similar article or diagram which explains the VVT or Variable Valve Timing technology for the latest engines?
This is how Honda's VTEC works.



(EricTheCarGuy has some great videos. A good channel to follow).

Here's Toyota's VVTi



BMW's VANOS

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Many thanks Benny for sharing the link.
It was really interesting for a non-technical person like me.
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Tons of videos around engines and getting to know them but this was unique , like the manner in which he has made use of GIF's to address the topic.

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