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Originally Posted by RarlyL8 View Post
I haven't done this to my own car but many of my colleagues have. It's not something I would do as a stand-alone but would consider it if the heads were already off.

The benefit for a mild 930 would be driveability, or a more smooth running engine. I would expect zero HP gains and minuscule torque gains. Added protection against detonation is a plus.
What he said ^^^^^^

I never expected 1 HP from it. I just wanted detonation mitigation. If it saved me from one bad tank of Gas it was worth it.

There were claims of increased HP because you could fire off your mixture later thru ignition retarding, but I've never seen a graph to show this.
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Last edited by les_garten; 03-04-2008 at 09:09 AM..
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