Originally Posted by Joel78Vette
Sir, can you explain also what you mean by the squish being too wide? Is there some rules about the squish in conjunction w/static compression?
I understand that the compression may be too high for that cam, but I couldn't afford the .051" thick gaskets at the time to bring me down where I felt more comfortable either. I know it sounds absurd to do all of the work I did for the sake of $60 or so and then not have the optimum motor that we all hope to build and enjoy.
Read this....go from there....or search quench on here....tech knows his sht, listen to him.
"Proper" quench will help quell detonation, especially when your getting to the raged edge of pump gas....which it looks like you may be surpassing.
Piston Head Clearance Guide - Tech Article - Chevy High Performance Magazine