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3V V8 engine vs. 4V V8 engine

I was wondering what are the advantages/disadvantages of a four valve V8 over a three valve V8?

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I was wondering what are the advantages/disadvantages of a four valve V8 over a three valve V8?
advantage: 1 more valve = more flow = more HP...
disadvantages: 1 more valve = more parts (cams, timing chains, valves, springs, keepers etc.) = more $$$'s


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thanks. that makes sense haha.
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