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Acronym used to describe an engine with a camshaft located in the cylinder head. OHC = Overhead Cam

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If a manual timing chain adjustment is out of travel, does it indicate the timing chain needs to be replaced?

I have a 1981 Yamaha XT250H. This motorcycle uses a single cylinder engine with a single overhead cam and two valves. The timing chain has two guides, one on both sides of the timing chain. The ...
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Ninja 300 camshaft failure, possible causes?

Back from this post We opened the engine today to do some maintenance and we found the end of the camshaft was damaged, we already have a new one in order but we would like to hear your opinions on ...
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Merits and demerits of OHV vs OHC

Can anybody tell me about the merits and demerits of OHV (overhead valve) vs OHC (overhead camshaft)? Some experts say that an OHC engine will run faster than OHV engine. Why is this?
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