ssgacc at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 8 16:16:07 EDT 2002
Maybe the piston temps. bear much more on the oil than
the water? They are oil cooled, yes? Maybe the water
has a much larger heat soak capability? And better
cooling of the water? Via good airflow through the
radiator and an efficient fan? I don't know, I'm just
--- JShadzi at aol.com wrote:
> If this is the case, how come its not reflecting at
> all in the water temps?
> >Ding. I think we have a winner. I saw a NASTYCAR
> >piston once. Running like 14/1 compression and
> >full lean as he ran out of gas at part throttle.
> >Looked like they used a cutting torch. It burned a
> >hole clean through the dome. Melted right through
> > EGT's can really soar under part throttle/lean
> >conditions. Totally off throttle is still hot but
> >nearly so.
> >Jim Accordino
> >--- TM <t44tq at mindspring.com> wrote:
> >> Marc-
> >> Sounds to me like your car is running too lean at
> >> part throttle and your
> >> EGTs are soaring, hence the high oil temps.
> >> At WOT, you're going full rich and the fuel is
> >> cooling things down.
> >> Taka
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