Cos' 2.3 engine has got balance shaft...if a 2.0 engine wanna use a 2.3 sroker...just need to directly replace or should do something related to balance shaft? From what I saw on NA power stage 3 thread..no balance shaft seems better
I don't see why you would need the balance shaft seeing as how a lot of people remove their balance shafts with the benefit of like 18lbs of weight reduction (small fraction of that weight is rotational).
The downside is a marginal amount of added vibration, possible accelerated wear on engine mounts, and slightly increased engine temperature. (Perhaps due to the loss of metal that acts as a heatsink)
I ultimately decided to keep my BSD in because I'd get whining from my passengers if I add more vibration.
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