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V Butting
The term v-butting is the process of merging two flat windshield sections after the center post has been removed.
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V-Type Engine
In a V-6 V-8 or V-12 engine the cylinders are divided into two banks each of which is angled away from the other at the top forming a 'V.' Typically this angle is 60 degrees on V-6 engines and 90 degrees on V-8 engines.
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V6
A vehicle with six cylinders. The cylinders are divided into two banks each of which is angled away from the other at the top forming a 'V.' Typically this angle is 60 degrees on V-6 engines.
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V8
A vehicle with eight cylinders. the cylinders are divided into two banks each of which is angled away from the other at the top forming a 'V.' Typically this angle is 90 degrees on V-8 engines.
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Vacuum gauges
?Vacuum gauges?give you a quick and easy way of checking the engine vacuum for leaks or problems and testing the fuel pump operation.
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Vacuum lines & hoses
Flexible tubing used to carry air fluids vapors or pressurized gas.
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Valco
Aftermarket automotive manufacture specializing in Thread-locking adhesive gasket sealers and chemicals
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Valve clearance
The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
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Valve gear type
The number of camshafts used by an engine as well as their orientation in relation to its valves.
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Valve Train
The valves and camshaft(s) within an engine and any parts attached to the valves such as rockers and pushrods to move them up and down.
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Valves
Many overhead-cam engines particularly multi-valve models are described by the total number of intake and exhaust valves in the cylinder head. A 24-valve V-6 engine would have four valves per cylinder: two intake and two exhaust valves. A 16-valve V-8 engine has only the standard single exhaust and single intake valve for each of its eight cylinders.
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Valves per cylinder
The total number of intake and exhaust valves employed in each individual cylinder of an engine.
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Valvoline
Aftermarket automotive manufacture specializing in Motor oil and gear lube
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Van
A box-shaped truck with a forward cab and a cargo area to the back bumper.
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Vandalism
The willful physical damage to a property.
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