When a port of a two-stroke engine opens abruptly the cylinder pressure gives rise to a positive pressure wave transmitted down the exhaust pipe at the speed of sound.
The action of moving forward in a succession of sudden jerks as a result of improper use of the clutch in manual cars.
A vehicle designed for assembly by a hobbyist.
Also known as ‘detonation’, this is a rapid rattling that’s heard upon acceleration.
A piston where a raised pattern is machined into the skirt area to increase compression.
The Volkswagen Type 2 camper van. Shortened form of Kombinationskraftwagen.