TITLE

ROLLIN' ROCKERS

AUTHOR(S)
Tuzson, Paul
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Street Machine;May2003, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the rockers of automobile engines. Function of rockers; Significance of a rocker in an engine; Sizes of rockers.
ACCESSION #
9629836

 

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