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Carburetor
A carburetor (American English) or carburettor (British English; see spelling differences) is a device that mixes air and fuel for internal combustion engines in the proper ratio for combustion. It is sometimes colloquially shortened to carb in the UK and North America or carby in Australia.[1] To carburate or carburet (and thus carburation or carburetion, respectively) means to mix the air and fuel or to equip (an engine) with a carburetor for that purpose. Carburetors have largely been supplanted in the automotive and, to a lesser extent, aviation industries by fuel injection
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Carburizing
Carburizing,[1] carburising (chiefly British English), or carburization is a heat treatment process in which iron or steel absorbs carbon while the metal is heated in the presence of a carbon-bearing material, such as charcoal or carbon monoxide. The intent is to make the metal harder. Depending on the amount of time and temperature, the affected area can vary in carbon content. Longer carburizing times and higher temperatures typically increase the depth of carbon diffusion
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Jeep Wagoneer
Jeep
Jeep
Wagoneer are a station wagon (later described as a sport utility vehicle - SUV) marque of Jeep
Jeep
vehicles, with several models marketed for the 1963 to 1993 model years. Various versions of the Wagoneer were manufactured in the US and other nations by
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Frederick W. Lanchester
Frederick William Lanchester LLD, Hon FRAeS, FRS[1] (23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946), was an English polymath and engineer who made important contributions to Automotive engineering and to Aerodynamics, and co-invented the topic of operations research. Lanchester became a pioneer British motor-car builder, a hobby which resulted in his developing a successful car company, and is considered[by whom?] one of the "big three" English car engineers - alongside Harry Ricardo and Henry Royce.Contents1 Biography 2 Work2.1 Gas engines 2.2 Petrol engines 2.3 Cars 2.4 Lanchester Engine Company 2.5 Daimler Company 2.6 Aeronautics 2.7 Lanchester’s Power Laws 2.8 The post-war company3 Lanchester's legacy3.1 Lanchester Polytechnic4 Selected bibliography 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Lanchester was born in Lewisham, London to Henry Jones Lanchester (1834–1914), an architect, and his wife Octavia (1834-1916),[2] a tutor of Latin and mathematics
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Birmingham
Birmingham
Birmingham
(/ˈbɜːrmɪŋəm/ ( listen),[3] locally /ˈbɜːmɪŋ(ɡ)əm/ or /ˈbɜːmɪnəm/) is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England, standing on the River Rea
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Buick Estate
The Buick
Buick
Estate was a line of full-sized station wagons manufactured by the Buick
Buick
division of General Motors. As its premier luxury division, Cadillac, didn't offer a station wagon, the Estate was GM's most expensive and most fully equipped entry in the market.Contents1 Early history1.1 1940s 1.2 1950s 1.3 1960s2 1970 3 1971–1976 4 1977–1990 5 1991–1996 6 Notes 7 SourcesEarly history[edit] The first Buick
Buick
Estate station wagon was a large-bodied GM C platform Super modified with a wooden body, shared with the Oldsmobile Series 60. In 1941 and 1942 it was available on Buick's B platform Special series, and later on Buick's C platform (Roadmaster and Super) in the 1946–53 model years. From 1954 to 1958 it was only offered on the smaller B platform Century and Special, with all steel bodies
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Cadillac Brougham
The Cadillac
Cadillac
Brougham was a line of luxury cars manufactured by the Cadillac
Cadillac
Motor Car Division of General Motors
General Motors
from the 1987 through 1992 model years and was previously sold from 1977 to 1986 as the Cadillac Fleetwood
Cadillac Fleetwood
Brougham. The optional "d'Elegance" trim package introduced during the Fleetwood era remained available. The model received a major facelift in 1990 because rival Lincoln had introduced a redesigned Town Car that year
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Honda Prelude
The Honda Prelude is a sports coupé which was produced by Japanese car manufacturer Honda from 1978 until 2001. The two-door coupé was loosely derived from the Honda Accord and spanned five generations. The Prelude was used by Honda to introduce the Japanese Honda retail sales chain called Honda Verno, with the international release of the model following shortly after. Prelude competitors traditionally included the Toyota Celica, the Nissan Silvia and the Mitsubishi Eclipse. Production of the Prelude concluded in 2001 upon the introduction of the Honda Integra DC5. The Prelude name was originally trademarked by Toyota, but was amicably given to Honda for use
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Subaru Justy
The Subaru Justy is a subcompact hatchback that has been sold by Japanese automobile manufacturer Subaru since 1984. Subaru manufactured the Justy from 1984 to 1994; since then it has sold rebadged versions of other vehicles under the Justy nameplate. The company introduced the latest iteration, a rebadged Daihatsu Boon (second generation), at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show[1] with a 1.0 or 1.2-liter straight-three engine, front/four wheel drive, electronically controlled continuously variable transaxle, or a 5-speed manual transaxle. For the 2010 model year, the Justy was replaced with the Subaru Trezia
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Ford Crown Victoria
The Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Crown Victoria
(colloquially called the Crown Vic[2][3]) is a rear-wheel-drive full-size four-door sedan that was marketed and manufactured by Ford from the 1992 to the 2011 model years over two generations. Discontinued in 2011, the latter-day Crown Victoria began production in 1991 at Ford's St. Thomas Assembly plant in Southwold, Ontario, Canada. Dropping its previous LTD prefix, Ford instead revived a nameplate once used on a two-door version of the Fairlane sold in the North American market for the 1955 model year. The Crown Victoria shared the Ford Panther platform
Ford Panther platform
and major powertrain, body, and suspension components with the Lincoln Town Car and Mercury Grand Marquis. Along with its rebadged Mercury and Lincoln variants, the Crown Victoria was the final full-frame rear-wheel-drive passenger sedan produced in North America
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Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
The Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Crown Victoria
Police Interceptor (colloquially referred to simply as the CVPI, P71, or Crown Vic) is a four-door body-on-frame sedan that was manufactured by Ford from 1992 1/2 to 2011. It is the law enforcement version of the Ford Crown Victoria. From 1997 to 2011, the Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Crown Victoria
Police Interceptor was the most widely used automobile in law enforcement operations in the United States and Canada
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Isuzu
Isuzu Motors
Isuzu Motors
Ltd. (Japanese: いすゞ自動車株式会社, Hepburn: Isuzu Jidōsha Kabushiki-Kaisha, TYO: 7202), trading as Isuzu (Japanese pronunciation: [isɯzɯ], /iˈsuːzuː/), is a Japanese commercial vehicles and diesel engine manufacturing company headquartered in Tokyo
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Engineer
Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyse, build and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.[1][2] The word engineer ( Latin
Latin
ingeniator[3]) is derived from the Latin
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Lada
LADA is a brand of cars manufactured by AvtoVAZ
AvtoVAZ
in Russia, which is today majority owned by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Cars manufactured by AvtoVAZ
AvtoVAZ
were initially marketed under the Zhiguli brand, allegedly chosen after it was suggested by the designer, A. M. Cherny.[1] When the cars began to be exported on foreign markets, the Zhiguli brand was found to be inappropriate, as it was hard to pronounce for non-Russian speakers, and it was said to resemble too closely the word gigolo.[1] The LADA brand appeared in 1973, and it has since become the main brand for AvtoVAZ
AvtoVAZ
vehicles.[2] The name Lada
Lada
derived from a type of Viking longship
Viking longship
(lad'ya (ru)), symbolized by the car's logo
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NASCAR
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.[1] Its three largest series are Monster Energy
Monster Energy
Cup, the Xfinity
Xfinity
Series, and the Camping World
Camping World
Truck Series.[citation needed] Other series include NASCAR
NASCAR
Home Tracks, the Whelen Modified Tour, the Whelen All-American Series, and iRacing.com
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European Economic Community
The European Economic Community
European Economic Community
(EEC) was a regional organisation which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states. It was created by the Treaty of Rome
Treaty of Rome
of 1957.[1] Upon the formation of the European Union
European Union
(EU) in 1993, the EEC was incorporated and renamed as the European Community (EC). In 2009 the EC's institutions were absorbed into the EU's wider framework and the community ceased to exist. The Community's initial aim was to bring about economic integration, including a common market and customs union, among its six founding members: Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands
Netherlands
and West Germany
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