- 1 What is the advantage of VVT engine?
- 2 What cars have VVT engines?
- 3 Is VVTi better than VTEC?
- 4 How does a VVT engine work?
- 5 Is VVT engine good?
- 6 Should I delete VVT?
- 7 What VVT I means?
- 8 What RPM does VVT kick in?
- 9 How do I know if I have VVT?
- 10 Is Mivec like VTEC?
- 11 Is VTEC just VVT?
- 12 Are Toyota VVTI engines good?
- 13 What is Toyota’s best engine?
- 14 Is VVT the same as CVT?
- 15 What happens when VVT solenoid goes bad?
What is the advantage of VVT engine?
VVT-i advantages include increased torque and output, better fuel economy, and reduction of nitrogen oxide (NOx) and hydrocarbon emissions. The simple structure of the VVT-i makes it extremely reliable and easy to adapt for existing engine designs. Wide applications of the new technology are expected in the future.
What cars have VVT engines?
Following is a list of terms used by each automaker to denote an engine with VVT technology:
- Alfa Romeo – Twinspark technology.
- Audi – VVT.
- BMW – Valvetronic, VANOS and Double VANOS.
- Ford – Variable Cam Timing.
- GM – Double Continuous Variable Cam Phasing (DCVCP), Alloytec and Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
Is VVTi better than VTEC?
It is Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control with intelligence. The VVTi only alters the timing while i-VTEC alters the timing as well as lift of the valves. Also, the VVTi technology works only on the intake valve. The i-VTEC on the other hand makes changes to both, the intake and the exhaust valves.
How does a VVT engine work?
As you know, valves activate the breathing of engine. The timing of breathing, that is, the timing of air intake and exhaust, is controlled by the shape and phase angle of cams. To optimise the breathing, engine requires different valve timing at different speed.
Is VVT engine good?
There are many benefits to using VVT and virtually no drawbacks. One benefit is an increase in maximum engine speed (and therefore more peak power) – as much as a 25% increase. The exhaust gas recirculation reduces the amount of fuel needed to run the engine and therefore boosts the all-important MPG number.
Should I delete VVT?
Eliminating the VVT system is required when swapping to a non-VVT camshaft. These cams offer higher valve lift and longer duration for more performance. A VVT delete kit removes the VVT components and replaces them with standard parts.
What VVT I means?
VVT-i, or Variable Valve Timing with intelligence, is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Toyota. The Toyota VVT-i system replaces the Toyota VVT offered starting in 1991 on the 5-valve per cylinder 4A-GE engine. The VVT system is a 2-stage hydraulically controlled cam phasing system.
What RPM does VVT kick in?
Blue is VVT, Red is VVT disconnected. VFR800’s VTEC kicks in at 6,400 or 6,800 RPM, depending on year. Unlike Honda’s automotive VTEC, the VFR’s VTEC also doesn’t change valve timing at all; it engages a second intake and exhaust valve – which stay closed before the activation threshold – in each cylinder.
How do I know if I have VVT?
You can tell if your motor has VVT by looking at the cover. You can see the camshaft phaser actuator on the top, and also a five pin harness at the bottom. If the motor does NOT have VVT, there will be no phaser, and the harness will be three pin. You can tell if your motor has DOD by peeking at the valley cover.
Is Mivec like VTEC?
Honda uses VTEC and has a pretty good rep when it comes to reliability, whereas Mitsubishi uses mivec and has.. VTEC and mivec are just systems that enable a car to use 2 cam profiles on the same shaft.
Is VTEC just VVT?
If you don’t, here’s an explainer. VTEC is a type of variable valve-timing system developed and used by Honda. It stands for Variable Valve Timing & Lift Electronic Control. Like most other variable-valve timing systems, VTEC varies oil pressure to shift between different cam profiles.
Are Toyota VVTI engines good?
The VVTi mechanism is not unique to the land cruisers. It’s pervasive across the whole lineup of toyota’s and has proven it’s worth reliability in power and gas efficiency. Look at the pros – more power and efficiency across the board. That’s not something to be taken likely for a heavyweight car like the Land Cruiser.
What is Toyota’s best engine?
From the factory-boosted Mk IV Supra to the fabled GT-One race car’s powerplant, these are Toyota’s greatest engines.
- 4A-GE Inline-Four.
- 3S-GTE Inline-Four.
- 4U-GSE / FA20 Flat-Four.
- 1LR-GUE V-10.
- 7M-GTE Inline-Six.
- 2ZZ-GE Inline-Four.
- R36V V-8.
- 3M Inline-Six.
Is VVT the same as CVT?
VVT and VTEC are valve control system. By closing unnecessary valves, the engine saves more fuel consumption. CVT is an automatic transmission system that is claimed to provide better acceleration and fuel economy, however, I do know people who hate this transmission as they think there’s delay on power delivery.
What happens when VVT solenoid goes bad?
When the VVT solenoid is malfunctioning, the entire system can be compromised, which may result in intake and exhaust valves opening and closing at the wrong time. This typically causes the fuel economy to drastically reduce.