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Entertainment New Corvette Z06, ZR1 and Hybrid to feature flat plane crank engines

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Sloppyjoe, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. ShutupMoron

    ShutupMoron Well-Known Member VIP

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    If you don't know the difference between flat and cross plane V-8 engines this site has some good animations and goes into quite a bit of detail explaining the design differences between flat and cross plane engines.

    Flat Plane Vs Cross Plane V8 engines

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    Cross plane
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    would

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  3. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe ENHANCED HUMAN Gold

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    Absolutely


    Chevy really hit out of the park, Gar
     
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  4. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    WTF am I going to do with it?
     
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    moosetracks Well-Known Member

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    Why is this a big deal?
    Every in line 4 cylinder in the world is already using a flat plane crank?

    This is something that was an experiment trying to gain higher rpm from a v8, a regular 90 degree v8 can turn just as much rpm. The valvetrian innovation is everything about rpm ,the crank and rods are just along for the ride.

    An internal combustion engine is a 720 degree cycle . basic math tells is that 720÷8 cylinders a 90 degree crank is best.
    720 degree ÷ 4 cylinders = 180 ( flat plane crank)...
     
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    If you offered me £1 million to decipher that post , I couldn't.
     
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    I am planning to buy a car in exactly one year from now. Right now I am torn between the new Vette and the upcoming Porsche 718 spider. The Porsche is not on the same planet performance-wise, but 414hp naturally aspirated mid-engine 4.0 flat six with a six-speed manual is a hell of drivers car.
     
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    somebodies are gonna die in fiery crashes...good times
     
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    It means the average black cab will do a sub-11 quarter

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    Bungzilla Well-Known Member VIP

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    Now you just need to rob a bank
     
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    What's a sub 11 quarter.
     
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    They will sell 3k a month is there lucky.
     
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    Sit on that bitch and watch it appreciate.
     
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    Look cool :cool:
     
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    that engine sound is not pleasing.... sounds labored
     
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