Cylinder heid

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A 302/5.0L Ford Windsor V8 cylinder heid

In an internal combustion ingine, the cylinder heid (eften informally abbreviated tae juist heid) sits abuin the cylinders on tap o the cylinder block. It closes in the tap o the cylinder, forming the combustion chamber. This jynt is sealed bi a heid gasket. In maist engines, the heid an aw provides space for the passages that feed air an fuel tae the cylinder, an that allou the exhaust tae escape. The heid can an aw be a place tae moont the valves, spark plugs, an fuel injectors.