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Old 02-22-2013, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by ggevaert View Post
Cobalt327, are you saying that even though I have a mechanical advance stop that stops it at 36 degrees I can still get detonation?
Detonation can come from overadvanced initial timing, as well as too much total timing. You would notice it at the hit of the throttler under load.
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