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DOHC (Double Overhead Camshaft)

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What Does "Twin-Cam" Mean?
Twin-cam engines use two camshafts to operate the intake and exhaust valves. DOHC engines often have better power and efficiency than SOHC engines.
What Does "Twin-Cam" Mean?
Twin-cam engines use two camshafts to operate the intake and exhaust valves. DOHC engines often have better power and efficiency than SOHC engines.

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What Is a Twin-Cam Engine?

Engines that are considered twin camshaft engines will have individual separate camshafts for the exhaust and intake valves on a cylinder head instead of a single camshaft to operate both the intake and exhaust valves (https://www.yourmechanic.com/parts/exhaust-pressure-control-valve) in a cylinder head....

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