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How are rotary valves sealed

From the same site, an explanation of the differences between the two types of valves shows theres still a valve seal. I suspect this is the only part where clearences have to be tight.
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How are rotary valves sealed

Since there really isn't any information out there directly related to your question, we can only speculate with an informed or educated understanding of what's going on. To that end, on the Coates ...
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SOHC System Engine

Each cylinder needs at least 2 valves: one intake valve to draw in the air and fuel mix, and one exhaust valve to release the exhaust gases after combustion. To make the engine more efficient, ...
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SOHC System Engine

with a SOHC the single cam per cylinder bank operates both the Intake and Exhaust valves. A DOHC has a cam for Intake valves and another cam for operation of Exhaust valves. Both SOHC and DOHC can ...
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Which side of the engine does this mean?

"Right" and "Left" bank is usually considered from the perspective of the driver's seat. It get's less clear when the engine is mounted transversely... front and back are obvious, but "left" would ...
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VW 2.0 TSI jumped time, could the valves be ok?

There may be a position where the chain can slip and there will be no damage, but will it have happened there? So possibilities: Use a camera through the plug hole to investigate for contact You ...
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Which side of the engine does this mean?

We cannot not tell you what the author of the notes was thinking exactly, but typically, you look at right and left as though you're sitting from the driver's seat. It would have been much better had ...
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