<VV> Rampside Timing Without Timing Mark
jaysplace at laserpubs.com
Mon Feb 2 13:49:43 EST 2015
On 2/2/2015 10:02 AM, RoboMan91324--- via VirtualVairs wrote:
> Another issue is that if you time the engine while the FC is unloaded, the
> engine could be knocking/pinging itself to death the first time you drive
> it with a significant load in the bed. This also goes for engines that
> have been timed with a timing mark. Adjust the timing a little more than you
> would normally think, just in case. If you NEVER use your FC as a truck,
> this is less of an issue. Keep in mind that this could be an issue with a
> car too. Four or five humans inside with their additional junk in the trunk
> (both literally and figuratively) can increase the load enough to induce
> pinging. Of course, it is easier to hear the knocking in a car. That is,
> unless your passengers include screaming kids. (...or a screaming wife.)
So - use a baby monitor or the equivalent to hear what things sound like?
I wonder if any modern knock sensors would be suitable for the job?
'61 2-dr modified w/fiberglass skin,
transverse 3.8 Buick V6 TH440T4 trans
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