v-type engine


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v-type engine

[′vē ‚tīp ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine in which the cylinders are arranged in two rows set at an angle to each other, with the crankshaft running through the point of a V.
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This 12 cylinder V-type engine has a displacement of 24.
The most likely repair would be cylinder head replacement, which costs from $2,000-4,000 for single cylinder head engines and twice as much for V-type engines.
They also made many inverted V-type engines, single crank, but they were not of the opposed type.
One camshaft between the banks of V-type engines drives both intakes and "exhausts.