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v8 vs v6 and why

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1 hour ago, the gamer that is bad said:

v8 for drag racing nothing beats it.

Plenty of cars beg to differ. Blanket statements like this don't hold up. You can build a 4 cyl that will beat a stock v8. Vice-versa. 

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Exactly what are you asking? 

Tit for tat, V8s are objectively better with low-end torque and power in almost every application (and tend to be smoother to boot), while V6s are generally a compromise between inline-six engines and V8s.


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I don't care either way, as long as there's a ton of displacement, and so much forced induction that it makes the headgaskets scream for mercy.

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Generally more efficient for passenger vehicles? Huge displacement V6s generally don't exist. While on the V8 side of things, 6208 ccm V8s have been placed into production sedans. 


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1 hour ago, the gamer that is bad said:

v8 for drag racing nothing beats it.

Tell that to the guy with a stripped out Tesla that goes around smashing people at drag meets lol 

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It all depends on the application. I personally like rotary engines and over boosted turbo 4 cylinders. Big V8s are nice but if I'm going big....give me a V10 or V12. Nothing feels nicer than those.  


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9 hours ago, Totallycasual said:

Tell that to the guy with a stripped out Tesla that goes around smashing people at drag meets lol 

i dont now i have a supercharged 527 big block that i am going to put on a coustem go cart ind with being a 200 pound go caravanned a 140lb 13 year old

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For an axle, or transmission to sustain that amount of torque - it is no longer a go kart (you will use vehicle trans, rear end, etc).  That's a dune buggy

 

 


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i am taking my childhood go-cart and i broke it when i crashed so i am rebuilding it and i have not sought of that that is a good point thank you image.png.6ebcaa6a49e84540b63dc6afdcb576f1.png

 

 

this is basically the engine  the reason i have it is because it was my grandpas old race engine and i would put it into something like this but modified and i know the won't be safe but i don't care                            image.png.475369b8c7b4f84b4151945fc3263a3d.png

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10 hours ago, Mister Woof said:

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THIS.  When you have to have massive gear reductions for your engine to be able to function, you have yourself a crappy engine.  Hooking the motor straight up to the tires is the wave of the future, fools!


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I've been unhappy with several V8s in the past 

 

But rarely have I EVER been disappointed with a honda 4 cylinder


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V6s fit places V8s won't, they can be lighter (though not always are) which is particularly useful if the engine isn't mounted within the wheelbase. So good for smaller vehicles that aren't mid-engined. Can be shorter than an inline 4, though will be wider obviously. 

 

V8s normally sound better, naturally torquey engines (unless flat plane crank) and have the potential for more power than a V6. Beside supercars, generally only found in large heavy stuff.

 

Most of the really fun, lightweight, stuff has inline 4s. And the really special stuff has V12s.

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