Re: [DMCForum] Re: 10 Degress BTDC Factory Timing Spec (Martin G)
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: 10 Degress BTDC Factory Timing Spec (Martin G)



3 to 4,000RPMs?? who the hell never crosses 3000rpm?  

I'm rarely under 3000rpms unless I'm idling.



On Fri, 14 May 2004 03:08:46 -0000 "content22207"
<brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> If you time your DeLo engine 10 degrees, you're deviating from what
> the factory intended (flatter advance curve is designed for 13 
> degrees
> base time, at 750 RPM no less!). 
> 
> This engine is obviously intended to be timed 10 degrees. That 
> means:
> - It has a generous advance curve already in its factory matched
> distributor, or
> - It has high enough compression that I don't want an over advanced
> unit, or
> - It was never intended to run above 3-4,000 RPM
> If the last turns out true, I'll swap distributors. Otherwise my
> Renault unit is most likely staying where it is. Besides, I have 
> every
> intention of patching that block and putting it back into service in
> one capacity or another. 
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> >--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <martin@xxxx> 
> wrote:
> > > Careful Bill, the throne of "sweeping statements" is still 
> vacant... 
> > > If I timed up my DeLorean at 10 degrees, would the advance curve 
> be 
> > > the same as your Renault engine? No? Then how can you draw the 
> > > conclusion that your two engines will, just because they're 
> timed the 
> > > same at idle?
> > >
> 
> 
> 
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