crankcase crankcase


  • (n) housing for a crankshaft


  1. The new device is a tube from the crankcase vent to the intake manifold.
  2. Unlike the Prestone-cooled Air Corps motor, it is air-cooled, has finned cylinders set head down below the crankcase for better pilot visibility.
  3. Then a hand-started blower drives the heated air over the engine proper, forces it through the crankcase and around the walls of the cylinders.


  1. DynoValve(R) Receives Major Upgrade With the Introduction of New DynoCap(TM) Technology

    SaviCorp, the innovative automotive technology company responsible for superior blow-by gas and crankcase engine emission reduction technologies, is proud to announce a revolutionary update to its widely ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. DynoValve® Receives Major Upgrade With the Introduction of New DynoCap™ Technology

    SaviCorp's Updated PCV/Crankcase Oil Recovery Emission Control System Now Benefits More Motorists (PRWeb September 10, 2013) Read the full story at
    on September 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  • "Some blow-by in the cylinder head, and it filled the crankcase up with oil, and the pressure was blowing out the oil tank itself," Earnhardt said. "It just ran out of oil. Then we were just sitting there running along, and the tire exploded....
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Dale Earnhardt Jr Source: Winston-Salem Journal (registration)

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