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Author Topic:   Knock sensors
marty
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 111
posted December 09, 2001 04:43 PM
Have any of you guys ever tried using a knock sensor?The idea being(if practical)that i could run a little more advance and not worry about inconsistant pump gas quality at the same time.So if you could give me any advice(or stories of your experiences)it would be much appreciated.
Thanks.
Marty.

Billy
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 21
posted December 11, 2001 01:03 PM
get higher octaine

marty
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 111
posted December 12, 2001 07:25 PM
Thanks for the tip but i'm afraid we are restricted to using pump gas and a maximum of 100 ron octane(no additives allowed).
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Originally posted by Billy:
get higher octaine


4barrel
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 26
posted December 12, 2001 08:16 PM
knock sensors are for pass car-Lt trucks only they retard the timing when they sens knock.its just not the thing to do with a race engine.with good pump gas 93-above oct and about 30-37 deg of total ing timing it shouldnt knock.

CLC11M
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 3
posted December 15, 2001 03:18 AM
Airplane fuel is manufactured in various combinations of 100 octane. Most small aiports (airfields) have it readily available for sale at about $2.25 to $2.50 a gallon; however, I'd put in some research before running it.

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