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Old 04-15-2013, 10:39 AM
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Thing is, if you like the lope, LESS timing at idle will help. Locking the timing w/a 218/106 lsa cam is unnecessary- you could prollably use 16 degrees initial and get by just fine, and increase the lope to boot.

Some info on timing, etc: Ignition advance.

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Old 04-15-2013, 10:46 AM
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Too much load at too much advance causes detonation.

The advance alone is not going to do it.

Im at a disadvantage, I don't know what this is do you?

I believe the best timing advice was given in post 3. On what will happen if he left it 36. the hypothetical question. I don't see destruction.
You're right, as long as he never drive the car it can probably be locked out at 36 degrees. Just don't actually use the engine! For a stationary noise generator a locked distributor will be fine. In a car that is driven, you're going to break something in a hurry.

But like I said, its not my engine, go ahead and blow it up if you feel like it.
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Well. I can't say I didn't lear anything. My question was strickly a what if question. Thanks for all the help guys.
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