<VV> What is squish?

Jay Maechtlen jaysplace at laserpubs.com
Fri Aug 14 02:31:13 EDT 2015

On 8/10/2015 5:04 PM, Dave Keillor via VirtualVairs wrote:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squish_(piston_engine)
That's part of it - but the other thing is, when the two surfaces are so 
close together, there's no fire there.
- also called quench, right?
This keeps the burn in a smaller area while near TDC. As the piston goes 
down and the area opens up, it's filled in with mix that's already burning?

Jay Maechtlen
'61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin,
transverse 3.8 Buick V6 TH440T4 trans

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