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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-30-2007, 12:32 AM Thread Starter
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i know i am probably going to get laughed at, but why is it that everyone i show my car to goes ga-ga over a straight six engine? i mean other than the fact that its cool to say straight or inline six? is there more power or something? the best thing i have noticed about it is the plugs are easy to access. anybody help me out?
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V6's a now more common than inline 6's.

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i believe it may be a more stable configuration of the cylinders (not entirely sure tho)
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Wbain hit it on the head - a V-6 takes up less space, and thus are more commonplace these days.
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