hi...how u doin'...i just want to know what is a twin cam engine.....what do u mean by twin cam.....?

Md. Khan
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Asked by Md. Jun 03, 2009 at 05:32 PM about the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

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i want to know about twin cam engine...i don't know what does it mean by twin cam.....

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Adam Morgan
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It means simply it has two camshafts. Generally an intake and exhaust on inline engines or one per bank on v bank engines. A camshafts is a rotating shaft with eccentric lobes that open the valves that allow fuel/air into the engine and exhaust gasses out.

Md. Khan
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thank you for reply...

Olie Crossling
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the Twin Cam 88B is a harey davidson engine wth a block design and twin chain-driven counter-balancers, Single, with 4 lobes and Displacement of 82 cu in (1340 cc)

Md. Khan
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thank you man...

Olie Crossling
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thts cool

Md. Khan
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can u help me to find out a book or a website address...where i can learn about the mechanical factors of cars.....like about engine that how it works...configuration.....want to know more about facts n' figure about cars...

Adam Morgan
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Are you wanting to know about stats or how they work? For the basics of how they work, I personally like 'Automotive Handbook' from Bosch, but that gives more of a general overview, for more in depth information you'll have to get specialized books for the area your interested in. Most any type of book can be bought from http://store.sae.org/ I've seen some pretty good discussion on several car club forums, you'll find a good wealth of information on some of the racing based forums, dsrforum.yuku.com has a lot of good information in the 'tech. discussion' section As for vehicle specific specifications, just google it, manufacturer's tend to put out the numbers and it gets carbon copied to a dozen forums and 'reviews'.

Md. Khan
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yeah...i want to know how they works...so i need some good books about automotive, some website address about automotive.......even i have to go to local automobile garage...i think i need you in next time to get the answers.....thank you man...

TJay Jonnson
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The reason why, is to get higher RPM,sometimes which is usefull,..not always, as you start to loose torque,...>>>the TRUE measure of an engines Horsepower.I'll take MY 'Vette with torque please..thankyou!

Anthony Valdes
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they mean the engine comes with one of those new economic turbos or something like that

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