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Old 23rd March 2008, 12:56   #16
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Originally Posted by gt_mustang View Post
well a tech question here

what do u mean by crank balancing???
In any reciprocating engine, vibrations are produced because of the rapidly accelerating and decelerating mass of pistons and conrods. Even if it is a multi-cylinder engine, the moving pistons may not cancel out each others forces. So a counter-weight is provided to balance the force a little more accurately. If you mess around with the crank by removing any material it'll have to be balanced. These are my two cents!
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