>>Ever see an early Ferrari with plugs in the exhaust pipes? Ever watch a
>>mechanic unscrew a plug & put a thermometer into the hole to see if the
>>cylinder was firing properly? In fact ever see an early Ferrari run on
>>12 cylinders without this process?
Or indeed the old Silver Arrows data logging trick during pit stops where
one man would lick his fingers and swiftly (- very swiftly - don't forget
what happened to Tim Birkin) and touch all the exhaust pipes near the
mainfold to nesure they were hot and therefore firing!
Now, you see with all that technological jiggery pokery in F! these days, we
are relieved of the site of Ron Dennis actually getting his hands dirty for