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Acronym used to describe an engine with valves in the cylinder head. Over Head Valve

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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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