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  1. The classic crossplane V8 engine has three main bearings.
  2. A crossplane crank with the typical 12-3-9-6 o'clock crank pin locations, when viewed from the front of the engine. (Web site)
  3. The V8 with a crossplane crankshaft (see below) is a very common configuration for large automobile engines. (Web site)
  4. As a result, since the 1920s most V8s have used the somewhat more complex crossplane crankshaft with heavy counterweights to eliminate the vibrations. (Web site)
  5. The crossplane V8 does not have an ideal firing order. (Web site)


  1. Modern flatplane designs often incorporate a balance shaft, which is not needed by the crossplane design. (Web site)
  2. They lack the V8 burble and the inherent mechanical balance of the crossplane design, but do not require the large crankshaft balancing weights. (Web site)
  3. The crossplane V8 has second-order balance, and that fact is the main reason for its existence. (Web site)
  4. In particular, the straight six, the V12 and the crossplane V8 configurations offer exceptional inherent mechanical balance.


  1. Crossplane V8s and some 90° V10s use this configuration. (Web site)
  2. V12. Crossplane (90° V angle, 90° offset crankshaft) V8 (but see also below for problems).


  1. The crossplane crankshaft has four crankpins, each offset at 90-- from the adjacent crankpins. (Web site)
  2. With a crossplane V8, it is actually possible to fire all four cylinders on one bank in sequence, followed by all four on the other bank. (Web site)
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