04711202 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 6 patents.

A direct acting cam-valve assembly for an internal combustion engine having an engine block means defining a port includes an internal/external cam fixed to an engine driven camshaft and a direct acting cam follower having one end thereof driven reciprocably by the internal/external cam to push an associated poppet valve from a closed position to an open position and to pull the valve from the open position to the closed position. A conventional hydraulic lash adjuster is operatively positioned in the cam follower whereby one end of the lash adjuster abuts against the free valve stem end of the valve and a spring is operatively positioned in the opposite end of the cam follower and operatively connected to the valve stem end of the valve whereby to, in effect, operatively connect the valve to the cam follower.

Title
Direct acting cam-valve assembly
Application Number
6/924826
Publication Number
4711202
Application Date
October 30, 1986
Publication Date
December 8, 1987
Inventor
Steven F Baker
Bellevue
OH, US
Agent
Arthur N Krein
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
F01L 1/30
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