Originally Posted by DannyZRC
not quote, a knife and fork conrod arrangement on a horizontally opposed engine doesn't yield a boxer, the pistons move back and forth together not in opposition.
Yes, I'm not talking about putting the two conrods on a common crankpin, I'm talking about having one conrod "forking" and being supported on two crank throws, each flanking a single throw for the other conrod.
The following illustration uses two conrods rather than a forked one and uses counterweights as bearing containers, but it illustrates the concept:
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