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Re: Toycows and Michelle Mouton
On Fri, 15 Mar 1996, Mike Hopton wrote:
> I don't quite follow how advancing the Cam by one tooth, changes the
> timing? I thought the timing was controlled by a pin on the flywheel in
> conjunction with a signal from the distributor. The distributor signal is
> only used initially to synchronise the signal from the flywheel so the
> computer knows whether the cylinder is on an intake/compression or
> detonation/exhaust cycle?
You are correct WRT ignition timing, but we're talking valve timing here...
> Has anyone tried advancing the Cam one tooth on an older turbo motor with
> no knock sensor?
Yes, boost comes in sooner, but top r's suffered too much for it to be
worthwhile. I dont really recommend it (for my driving style anyway...)
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