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Why SOHC?

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Old 10-02-2007, 02:36 AM
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I just can't figure out why Honda is going SOHC for Accord V6's.. Wouldn't DOHC be better for numerous reasons? (i.e. Light-weight, better performance)
 
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Old 10-02-2007, 02:38 AM
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Er.. correction to my post: DOHC is heavier than SOHC...
 
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It's an economy car, not a performance oriented car.
 
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Plus DOHC is more complicated/more expensive. SOHC is easier to build/cheaper.
I do wish it was DOHC though[:@]
 
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YUMMY Dohc V6 just think about a NSX engine in your accord.
 
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I was about to mention the C30 engine!
 
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Old 10-02-2007, 02:33 PM
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Speaking of theNSX: I was waiting while I was getting the oil in one of the company cars changed the other day and I was browsing through the car section of the classifieds. There is an Acura dealer in town that has an earlier 90's model NSX w/ under 50kmilesfor around $32k! I thought that wasa prettylow price for any NSX. I wonder if there is something wrong with it.
 
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Test drive it immediately!!!!! While were on the subject, a few days ago, I saw a white Corvette with an NSX wing ..... that thing was SWEEEEET!
 
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Speaking of the NSX: I was waiting while I was getting the oil in one of the company cars changed the other day and I was browsing through the car section of the classifieds. There is an Acura dealer in town that has an earlier 90's model NSX w/ under 50k miles for around $32k! I thought that was a pretty low price for any NSX. I wonder if there is something wrong with it.
Speaking of NSX I just heard Fifth Gear say that the Civic type R in Japan is only one sec slower than the NSX on the test track.
 
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you should not drive the nsx until you can afford to buy it (and that day could be today)....cause it just makes it more painful...

 

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