Re: Diesel - Two Cylinder vs Three Cylinder
Originally Posted by manitu
The reason a 2cyl 4stroke has more vibration than any other engine
constructions is easy to explain. if you wanted the duty cycles to be 180 cam degrees apart, the pistons would have to be paralell. wich wouldn't work
. So to get the crank balanced, the duty cycles has to be 90 and 270 cam degrees apart, wich makes the engine
go bang bang pause, bang bang pause....
Interesting, I have alway thought the single
cylinder, four stroke engine vibrated more than all others but maybe I need to rethink this...
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