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post #22 of (permalink) Old 12-09-2014
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Originally Posted by pdmustgt View Post
You figured GM would have made Vette engine top of the line with flat plane V8. I like it that Ford beat them to it for GT350
The "flat plane" engine is harder to "balance" (remove vibration) then the "cross plane" engine. The bigger the displacement, the more difficult the task. The Corvette has generally used high displacement engines to generate high torque numbers. The cross plane engine typically creates more horsepower at higher then usual RPM but doesn't generate the big torque numbers because the displacement is usually smaller.

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