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Old 05-25-2013, 09:44 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by asting View Post
Does anyone have a sound clip of their stock engine? I've never heard another focus engine (really listened for it), but mine seems rather ticky. I'll probably take a video at some point, but it does seem a tad off to me (having never had a DI engine before).
Yeah, you'll hear it a lot from the outside. Not so much inside. What you will hear if you have knock is a tiny tap/pop sound that will be rather quick and then disappear under high load. It will sound out of place and not uniform to other less 'heavy' acceleration. I'm sure everyone has heard it at least once (whether they know it or not) within the first few hard pulls as the engine is learning the timing curves and fueling.
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