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Post Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:01 am

l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

So I was playing Automation last night and I noticed the l6 isn't inherently balanced as it should be?
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Post Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:21 am

Re: l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

How did you come to that conclusion?
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Post Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:40 am

Re: l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

I REQUIRE SCIENCE!
Salt is what 95% of children are made from, and generally 72% of forum users.

Also 82% of statistics are made up.
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Post Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:31 am

Re: l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

I'm guessing you're noticing that the I6 tilts when you increase the revs?

That's not down to the engine being balanced or unbalanced, when the crankshaft spins at high speed it tries to twist the engine itself with it. That happens with all engines.
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Post Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:35 am

Re: l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

And even when it comes to smoothness, the expression "inherently balanced" tends to ignore a few more minor causes of vibrations.

So it will be smoother, but not magically vibration free.
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Post Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:08 am

Re: l6 not inherently balanced?! WTF Automation?

Yeah, like the others here correctly point out, I too think you need to do some more thinking on that one WasmachinemanTT5R.

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