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24-07-2012, 11:21 AM
Hi every one,
I have following query?
Could someone tell me the difference between petrol engine and diesel engine compressor valve reed (suction reed and discharge reed)?
Could someone tell me, any relation between compress valve reed thickness and reed length?

24-07-2012, 07:27 PM
Most petrol and diesel engine nowadays use poppet valves I believe.

25-07-2012, 07:28 AM
yes your right, but i am asking difference about compressor valve reed in suction and discharge side.

25-07-2012, 11:02 PM
Hi i worked on a chevy v8 5 litre short block engine driving a copeland open type 6 cyclinder compressor ,and it was nothing special just bog standard compressor with normal flat reeds