1992-1998 Polaris Personal Watercraft Service Manual PN 9912201, Page 32Get this manual

1992-1998 Polaris Personal Watercraft Service Manual PN 9912201, Page 32

GENERAL INFORMATION Glossary Of Terms ABDC: After bottom dead centerATOC: After top dead centerACV: Alternating current voltageAlternator:
at the PTa endDCV: Direct current voltageDetonation: The spontaneous ignition of the unburned fuelair mixture afternormal
ignition spark occursPiston looks "hammered" through, rough appearance around holePossible causes: 1) Compression ratio too
high for the fuel octane; 2) low octane fuel; 3) over-advanced ignition timingDial Bore Gauge: cylinder measuring instrument
which uses dial indicatorGood for showing taper and out-of-round in the cylinder boreEnd Seals: Rubber seals at each end
of the crankshaftF: Fahrenheit ft FootfeetFoot Pound: FtlbA force of one pound at the end of lever one foot in length, applied
in rotational directiong: GramUnit of weight in the metric systemThere are 28 grams in one ouncegal GallonHead Volume (Unlnstalled):
Cylinder head capacity in cc, head removed from engine with spark plug installedHigh Tension Lead: The heavy insulated wire