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Re: distributer cap manipulation
NO! Works on the VW because of Knock sensor. THe 85 Coupe has no knock
sensor. Advance timing on the coupe that much and you WILL lose power. OK
try it, but do some 3rd gear Runs between 2 & 4 k rpm then 4-5krpm and see
for your self!! NJT
> From: Hulda Jowett <email@example.com>
> To: Michael Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: distributer cap manipulation
> Date: Tuesday, October 15, 1996 2:45 PM
> Hmmm, On 8V 4 cylinder VW motors (knock sensor, 85 - 87) a few HP were
> had by bumping the distributor timeing from 6 to 12 degrees (92 octane
> required). It has been proven on the dyno.
> I'm sure that your 85 coupe has an almost identical setup + one cylinder.
> Try it, just listen for knock!