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giga_olaf's Snapshots

  1. Escaping Ball

    Snapshot Title: Escaping Ball
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: Torus Shape With Escaping Balls
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Note the cylindrical cut-out of the wire cage.



  2. Piston, Pin and Snap Ring

    Snapshot Title: Piston, Pin and Snap Ring
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    One of the six pistons with the pin and one of the 2 snap rings to secure the piston pin.
    The pin connects the piston to the connecting rod. The 2 snap rings fit in a groove in the piston and keep t...



  3. Cross Section of Valve Tappet

    Snapshot Title: Cross Section of Valve Tappet
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    The tappet is pushed down by the camshaft lobe to open the valve.
    The free play is adjusted by replacing the yellow tappet shim with a shim with a different thickness.

    Outside diameter: 27.972 mm ...



  4. Exhaust Camshaft for Cylinders 4, 5 and 6

    Snapshot Title: Exhaust Camshaft for Cylinders 4, 5 and 6
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Note the groove to couple the two piece camshaft with a Oldham coupler. Between the 2 lobes you see a ring. It's purpose is to support a tool to press down the tappet when replacing a valve shim.



  5. Oldham Coupler for Camshafts

    Snapshot Title: Oldham Coupler for Camshafts
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    The Honda CBX-1000 6-Cylinder engine uses hollow double overhead camshafts that are composed of 2 halves, that each operate 6 valves.
    The 2 halves of each camshaft are connected with this Oldham coup...



  6. Wheel on Exhaust Camshaft

    Snapshot Title: Wheel on Exhaust Camshaft
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    The big left side of the wheel is connected to the smaller wheel on the crankshaft. The ratio is 1:2 so
    the camshaft rotates at half the crankshaft speed.
    The right wheel is used to drive the inlet ...



  7. Valve Bottom.

    Snapshot Title: Valve Bottom.
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Inlet valve.

    What a nice new valve. See the rest of the engine reflected in it.



  8. Exhaust Fixation Ring

    Snapshot Title: Exhaust Fixation Ring
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Exhaust frontpipe fixation ring.

    Note the nice cooling fins.



  9. Tappet Shims

    Snapshot Title: Tappet Shims
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Shims to adjust the valve clearance.
    The shims can be lifted out easily and come in many different strengths (thickness).
    25 different shims are available from 2.30 mm to 3.50 mm thickness.
    Valve c...



  10. Cross Section of Piston

    Snapshot Title: Cross Section of Piston
    Taken by: giga_olaf

    Image: HONDA CBX 1000 MOTORCYCLE ENGINE
    Image Owner: giga_olaf



    Description:

    Cross Section of Piston and Conrod.

    Piston: diameter: 64.5 mm, stroke: 53.4 mm.
    The pin is locked between 2 snap-rings.