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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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As the last two posts prove, it's about who can be the biggest dick.
...or how far this discussion can be dragged out.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

What hemi? Does Chrysler make a real hemi for its current production vehicles? Nope sorry they dont. Current V8 is not a real hemi boys and girls. Its an ancient V8 that needs to be snet the scrap heap and a new modern V8 developed. Aluminum block and spark plugs that last 100k miles. Sorry Chrysler's so called hemi cant compete with V8s from Ford, Chevy, Toyota, Hyundai and Nissan/Renault. Even the Chines have a more modern V8
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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What hemi? Does Chrysler make a real hemi for its current production vehicles? Nope sorry they dont. Current V8 is not a real hemi boys and girls. Its an ancient V8 that needs to be snet the scrap heap and a new modern V8 developed. Aluminum block and spark plugs that last 100k miles. Sorry Chrysler's so called hemi cant compete with V8s from Ford, Chevy, Toyota, Hyundai and Nissan/Renault. Even the Chines have a more modern V8
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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...or how far this discussion can be dragged out.
Isn't the "hemi" a pushrod motor? I realize that it has something called "variable camshaft timing". Doesn't that prevent a tuner from varying both the intake and exhaust timing independently? What's up with that?
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

I'm still waiting for electromagnetically actuated valves and the like to make camshafts obsolete.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

I don't think we'll see that because of the energy use and cost. With a cam, you energy to open the valve back because the spring then pushes back down on the cam. You'd have to have a very strong electromagnet; I think the cost would be prohibitive.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

Saying push rod engines are obsolete is like saying analog watches are going out of style.

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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

He said a future technology could make camshafts obsolete.
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