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Old 12-10-2012, 09:17 PM   #648
Alaskan EJ20
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2002 Bugi / 1993 L
Symmetry Tuning


Originally Posted by Bad Noodle View Post
So I have a question for you guys. When tuning timing, is there a way figure out theoretically how much timing you want to run? I've never like the idea of adding timing till it knocks, then backing off.
just like seth said, when i was at school learning how to do this stuff that question was brought up numerous times and the instructor said the same, you could have this crazy algorithm of logic that proves a powerful timing mark but the next guy came in and his intercooler coupler it 1/4 inch longer and there is a funky barb in his manifold changing the air flow characteristic and then your algorithm is junk on that set up.....
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