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Old 06-18-2009, 08:20 PM   #1
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High Temp Consideration (Timing)

I'm doing a track event this weekend. I've done some prep for the summer heat; oil cooler, thicker oil (rotella T 5w40), and water wetter.

I just checked the forcast for the track and it's expected to be 99*F with a heat index of 105*F for the weekend. I'm a bit concerned about running a turbo ap out right in such a condition.

I'm dropping my AFR to 11:1 (8psi) for the event. Would taking 2-3 degrees of timing out help?


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Old 06-19-2009, 01:10 AM   #2
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If your tune already has timing pulled for high ACT, then no it wont help.

I would datalog on the way out there or maybe on the first lap to see if theres any knock. But a good tune shouldnt have a problem with this.
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