However, if the timing is too far advanced the engine will be running hot,
(no?) which will promote run-on.....
----- Original Message -----
From <BANJOJOHN at aol.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: timing
> Guy and others:
> Keep in mind that when you turn off your ignition, your plugs can no
> supply a spark, so the timing can have nothing to do with run on.
> hot plug can be acting as a glow plug to continue to ignite the charge in
> cylinder, similar to what happens in a diesel engine. Lower octane fuels
> will probably run on easier than higher octane, because they are more
> to ignite at a lower temperature. That is why you use higher octane in
> compression engines, to keep them from pre igniting or pinging.
> John O'Brien
> '61 bugeye
> '65 BJ8 (which runs on even with premium)