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Opposed Cylinders

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by MT Madman, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. Feb 12, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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    MT Madman

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    Very cool theory, but Im sure there reains alot of work to be done. Oiling of the furthest most piston, and without it being force inducted, iIm not sure it would be that efficient of an engine. Seems pretty wide too.....
     
  3. Feb 12, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    ya... it looks like there is still alot to work out with that design. and ya, its very wide so the applications for that engine would have be on a large vehicle.
     
  4. Feb 12, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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    There were a few engine options in car and driver a while back and I remember that engine concept being one of them. I'm guessing it's one of those things that is great in concept but not so much in real life.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    Horizontally opposed engines aren't new. They are used in aircraft because they produce less vibration. Subaru boxer engines are horizontally opposed as well as some VW engines. Now about the rest of the french he was talking. who knows.. .
     
  6. Feb 12, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    The Subaru is nothing like this engine... This is not an opposed cylinder engine like a boxer engine, open the link and watch the video.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2011 at 4:05 AM
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