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16 valve

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by whiteyota, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Jan 14, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    whiteyota

    whiteyota [OP] Well-Known Member

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    my truck is a 2.7L 16 valve what does 16 valve mean and is it better than a regular 4 banger THANKS
     
  2. Jan 14, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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    chris4x4

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    It means there are 16 valves that control the air in and out of the engine. 8 intake, and 8 exhaust.
     
  3. Jan 14, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    16 valve means each one of the cylinders in your engine has 4 valves: two for intake, two for exhaust. It will be better than a 4 cylinder engine, all things equal (ie same displacement, etc), that has only 3 or less valves per cylinder. However, it will not perform as well as the same engine with more than 4 valves per cylinder.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    thanks for the info and will check that web sit (try to learn my yota inside and out)
     
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