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Re: Spark Plugs

To: "Glen Byrns" <grbyrns@ucdavis.edu>, "Robert E. Shlafer" <PilotRob@webtv.net>
Subject: Re: Spark Plugs
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 22:37:04 -0400
Cc: <spridgets@autox.team.net>
References: <1087-3D07A725-210@storefull-2171.public.lawson.webtv.net> <000d01c21256$6bc2ef60$4064640a@internal.vgl.ucdavis.edu>
Airport.  100LL.  100 octane.  Wicked amounts of lead, contrary to the LL (low
lead) nomer.

Geoff Branch
'74 Meejit "Yellow Peril"
'72 Innocenti 1300 Mini
----- Original Message -----
From "Glen Byrns" <grbyrns at ucdavis.edu>
To: "Robert E. Shlafer" <PilotRob@webtv.net>
Cc: <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: Spark Plugs

> > How much boost you currently running
> > in "yellow fever", Glen? And how much
> > timing are you currently running on what
> > octane fuel?
> >
> > Need an update!! Judson time approacheth!!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Cap'n. Bob
> >     '60 :{)
> >
> I just had the head off to lap a naughty valve, now that all is right and
> tight, I've got 150# per hole.
> I'm running 5deg static timing, with my dizzy altered to provide only 12deg
> of centrifugal and 0deg vacuum advance, all in by 3ooo rpm.  That should be
> a final total of 29 crank degrees.  I limit boost to 5lbs using my right
> foot and an eyeball on the boost gauge, though I'm sure I boosted to 10 lbs
> last night when I burned a new Toyota Matrix off the line.  Took my eye off
> the gauge in the heat of the moment.  At the next signal he called over
> "That's not a stock Midget, is it?"  Ignoring his semi-ignorance, I just
> said "Nope."
> Sadly, I can only find 91 octane.  Anyone know where I can buy better stuff?

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