Date: 29 Aug 2001 21:35:35 -0700 From: johsnopsamanytime.co.uk (Johannes H Andersen) Subject: Re: So.. why is the engine in back to front?
"KeithG" <noonenopsaml.com> wrote in message news:<nNcj7.36711$Iq4.17385124nopsamoon.columbus.rr.com>... > it was a stationary powerplant motor which was 2/3 of a v6! > You can't just cut off two cylinders, things are more complicated. The firing angle between the cylinders has to change from 60 deg to 90 deg. Hence, if the geometic angle of the V is still 60 deg, the engine becomes somewhat unbalanced. Johannes > KeithG > "Dave Hinz" <dhinznopsamh.execpc.com> wrote in message > news:3b8d5352$0$12824$272ea4a1nopsam.execpc.com... > > Martin Hilvers (mhilversnopsamir1.inter.nl.net) wrote: > > > > : > No, he's right. Anything newer than a V4 is just a pretend Saab > anyway. > > > : And that V4 was made by Ford ! > > > > Ford of *Germany*, not US Ford. Important distinction. > > > > Dave Hinz > >