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Development of the timing drive and Lanchester drive of the DaimlerChrysler 4-cylinder engine M271

Entwicklung des Steuer- und Lanchestertriebs des DaimlerChrysler-Vierzylindermotors M271

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When developing the new 4 cylinder engine M271, the Munich-based company Iwis Ketten was system development partner for the chain drives of camshafts and Lanchester drive. The results of this cooperation made it possible to achieve smaller measurements, reduced weight and lower noise levels. This article describes the development process, from specifications to full implementation.

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Bauer, P., Bruchner, K. Development of the timing drive and Lanchester drive of the DaimlerChrysler 4-cylinder engine M271. MTZ Worldw 64, 14–17 (2003).

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