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      04-03-2012, 06:58 AM   #89
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Originally Posted by Uli_HH View Post
NO ... I donīt think so, because of the added weight !

I think they they would use an special firing order for the cylinders like they had done it with the S85 V10 ... same result like an counter-rotating balancing shaft, but no weight increase and the reason for the different sound !
Quite possible. Is the firing order between the BMW S85 5.0l V10 90° different from the Lexus 1LR-GUE 4.8l V10 72°?

On the other hand the added weight can be compenssed by the fact that the block is nearly half the lenght of an I6, so it can be mounted even further back.