General Motors 3.4L “Twin Dual Cam V6” Engine

910679

02/01/1991

Event
International Congress & Exposition
Authors Abstract
Content
To satisfy the performance demands of the mid-Size passenger car market, General Motors has introduced a new 60° V6 engine called the Twin Dual Cam V6. This engine, with a displacement of 3.4 liters, has many modern technology features such as: four valves per cylinder; direct acting overhead camshafts; compact, pent-roof combustion chamber with a centrally located spark plug; multi-point electronic fuel injection with dual spray injectors; and several noise attenuation features.
This paper describes the technical features of the engine and the manufacturing techniques implemented so as to assure high quality. Also included is a description of the operating philosophies practiced throughout the project with the use of Quality Function Deployment, Product Development Teams and Simultaneous Engineering process.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/910679
Pages
28
Citation
Subhedar, J., Leskiw, P., Hahn, C., and Langdon, T., "General Motors 3.4L “Twin Dual Cam V6” Engine," SAE Technical Paper 910679, 1991, https://doi.org/10.4271/910679.
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Publisher
Published
Feb 1, 1991
Product Code
910679
Content Type
Technical Paper
Language
English