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Old 10-19-2006, 08:57 PM   #1
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engine knock

what exactly does it sound like? is it really loud or subtle?


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Both depending on how bad you have it

The best i can tell you is it is like a can of small stones being shaken lightly

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Old 10-20-2006, 12:49 AM   #3
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Old 10-20-2006, 08:25 AM   #4
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Old 10-20-2006, 03:43 PM   #5
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the SVTf has a mild "tick" sound from the more aggressive cams. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Knock is ... is like experiencing a big gulp of a month old jug of orange juice...
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Old 10-20-2006, 07:15 PM   #6
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Have you been using 91 lately?
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Sometimes my car experiences deto', sometimes it's as happy as can be'. I don't get it. Even more interesting, it happens a little more going uphill, and taking turns somewhat aggressively. Any thoughts'? And yes, I do get that "can of rocks" symptom. However, it's more like ONE pebble and slides from one side to the other, and that's it. 'Hardly any shaking. Should I be worried?
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Maybe something broke loose. You SHOULD be using at least 91 all the time.
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Try putting higher octane in it? and see if it goes away. In addition, get a J&S
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