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Lloyd T Gill: Internal combustion engine. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, October 18, 1977: US04054108 (196 worldwide citation)

A V-type automotive diesel engine having a high pressure fuel injection pump mounted between the cylinder heads and intake manifolds and above a tappet gallery cover that is integral with the intake manifolds. The pump is supported on the cylinder block by an extension through the gallery cover and ...


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Robert J Outland: Ceramic filters for diesel exhaust particulates. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, June 30, 1981: US04276071 (146 worldwide citation)

Diesel exhaust particulates are efficiently trapped by incineration cleanable ceramic monolith porous wall filter elements. A number of arrangements for high efficiency elements having high filtration area in compact units are disclosed.


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Lung Wen Tsai: Cyclic phase change coupling. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, June 5, 1984: US04452592 (101 worldwide citation)

A hybrid straight and curved guide phase change coupling device in which end members rotatable on spaced parallel axes in opposed spaced relation are connected by an intermediate member having guide means constraining lateral motion of the intermediate member to a straight diametrical path with resp ...


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Anthony J Madaffer: Camshaft assembly and method. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, July 1, 1986: US04597365 (76 worldwide citation)

A camshaft for an internal combustion engine or the like is formed of an expandable steel tube and individual preferably hardenable cam and journal elements fixed together by a mechanical expansion of the tube by a mandrel or other device. Material selection and processes for low cost manufacture ar ...


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Otto A Ludecke, Theodore L Rosebrock: Diesel engine exhaust particulate filter with intake throttling incineration control. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, July 8, 1980: US04211075 (75 worldwide citation)

Diesel exhaust filter and incineration control systems are disclosed which provide intake throttling of the diesel engine as a primary means of raising exhaust temperature in the filter for the periodic burn-off of collected particulates. Various embodiments and supplemental means of increasing exha ...


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Gamdur S Mann: Diesel exhaust particulate traps. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, April 28, 1981: US04264346 (74 worldwide citation)

Related arrangements of diesel exhaust particulate traps are disclosed wherein particulate filter elements are formed from porous ceramic monoliths made of high temperature ceramic and containing passage defining micronic pores intercepted by high temperature ceramic fibers retained in the ceramic s ...


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Jose M Lopez Crevillen, John W Huber: Engine oil pan isolation mounting. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, July 26, 1983: US04394853 (68 worldwide citation)

An engine oil pan is mounted in noise reducing vibration isolation from the associated engine by a mounting arrangement including a unitary resilient seal having lips that extend under the oil pan flange to retain the seal in assembly with the pan both during and after assembly of the pan to the eng ...


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Morris Berg, Carl F Schaefer, William J Johnston: Ceramic filters for diesel exhaust particulates and methods for making. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, December 21, 1982: US04364761 (67 worldwide citation)

Diesel exhaust particulates are efficiently trapped by incineration cleanable ceramic monolith porous wall filter elements. A number of arrangements for high efficiency elements having high filtration area in compact units are disclosed as are exemplary methods of construction.


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Martin E Rosalik Jr: Cam cover oil separator for crankcase ventilation. Saturn Corporation, Robert J Outland, July 14, 1992: US05129371 (56 worldwide citation)

A cam cover for an overhead cam engine has first and second oil separators connecting the crankcase with the engine induction system high and low vacuum portions as part of a crankcase ventilation system. The separators each have a floor sloping toward the outlet and forming a sump with a drain to t ...


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Michael E McCarroll, Mark J Spath, Mark A Shost, Timothy W Kunz, Guy E Giannone, John Castellana: Two-step valve operating mechanism. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, February 25, 1992: US05090364 (56 worldwide citation)

A camshaft has, for each valve lifter, a high lift cam between two low lift cams, the high lift cam fitting within the envelope of the low lift cams. The lifter comprises an outer tappet elongated in the direction of the camshaft and slidably mounted in an elongated bore in a cam carrier. The outer ...