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Sohc or Dohc?

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Old 05-06-2007, 02:26 AM
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i have an 1998 Honda Accord 3.0L V6 and I've heard many people say it is a Dohc but some people say it is a Sohc? I'm totally confused... Which is better and which one do i have??
 
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Old 05-06-2007, 09:43 AM
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sohc
 
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Old 05-07-2007, 01:15 AM
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It is a SOHC. You have 1 cam under each valve cover.

Engine ID is probably J30A blah blah...
 
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Old 05-07-2007, 02:43 AM
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TECHNICALY DOHC but if it was true DOHC it would be QOHC thus if u were refering to it in the normal sence u would call it a SOHC
 
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Old 05-07-2007, 04:13 PM
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technically dohc? i am thinking about putting a decal on the side of my car and i dont want to to but the wrong one.
 
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Old 05-07-2007, 05:08 PM
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each side of the v6 engine has one over head cam which makes i a sohc, but, since there's two, legionofone refers to it as technically dohc which is not incorrect, he'sjust adding both over head cams, which i guess that was what he meant. but if you are gonna put a decal it should say sohc.....hope it helped!
 
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thanks Kevin..it sure did...wat would you recommend on spark plugs for a my car that onlt has an SRI??
 
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Stock NGK and some NGK Blue wires. Might as well do your distributor cap and rotor, too.
 
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Old 05-07-2007, 09:29 PM
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I don't know if anyone else has noticed this or not but Accord plug wires are spendy..... I've found that it's only like $10-$50 more (depending on what set you're looking at) to get a good set of Nology wires....
 
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All current J series V6 are SOHC in the USDM including the newest 3.5L and 3.7L used by acura
 
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