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Old 01-22-2004, 10:02 PM   #31
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Re: Re: Pushrod vs. SOHC vs. DOHC

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Originally Posted by calgary_redneck
I believe alot of companies are running with the concept at the moment I know for sure gm is working on it and plans to have some engines using it in the not to distant future how ever it will require going to a higher voltage electrical systems for sure to supply the soliniods that will be used to open the valves
assuming you use electric solenoids to open the valves... that's not the only option for a "camless" engine. You can also use lower-power solenoids if you pressure balance the valve, or use a force multiplier of some sort (hydraulic, pneumatic, etc).

I say "blame canada!"
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