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Compressor Station - Prime Movers - Reciprocating Engine/Reciprocating Compressor
... These large piston engines resemble automobile engines, only much larger ... Reciprocating pistons, located in cylinder cases on the side of the unit, compress the natural gas ... The compressor pistons and the power pistons are connected to a common crankshaft ...
List Of Detroit Pistons Head Coaches
... The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Auburn Hills, Michigan ... was founded in 1941 by Fred Zollner as the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, playing in the National Basketball League (NBL) ... In 1948, the team was renamed to the Fort Wayne Pistons and joined the Basketball Association of America (BAA), which merged with the NBL to become the ...
Cox Model Engine - Pistons - Piston / Conrod Ball Socket Joint Free Play
... Sometimes, especially with engines that have had a lot of use, the piston / conrod ball socket joint is very loose and will adversely affect performance ...
Tom Gores - Pistons Ownership
... Sports and Entertainment (PS E), a transaction that included the Detroit Pistons, from Karen Davidson, the wife of the late Bill Davidson ... Gores and Platinum Equity took ownership, the Pistons made several leadership changes including appointing Dennis Mannion to oversee operations of PS E and the Pistons and ... Former Pistons star Joe Dumars remained as President of Basketball Operations ...
Carlisle Towery
... Towery began his professional career with the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons of the National Basketball League ... He played three seasons with the Pistons before entering military service in World War II, where he earned a Bronze Star as an infantryman ... He then returned to the Pistons in 1946, and remained with the team as they joined the Basketball Association of America (the modern NBA) in 1948 ...

Famous quotes containing the word pistons:

    Wheels shake the roadbed stone,
    The pistons jerk and shove,
    I stay up half the night
    To see the land I love.
    Theodore Roethke (1908–1963)