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Old 01-19-2011, 10:55 AM   #14
Dr. Flyview
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Originally Posted by nikole95 View Post
I remember this one test day that we took a car to at Mosport, hooked up a standalone knock sensor system and mounted the gauge in the car to monitor what was going on. Because it had solid mounts, it would register that the car was knocking even OFF throttle. At first we thought the system was bad, or maybe the sensor shit the bed, but we hooked it up to my car
Seems OT, but where did you get this knock sensor system? Would it register knocking on an engine with its own knock sensors? Would it be quick enough? I've been running 91 octane (full gas no ethanol) during the winter even though technically my software requires 93 octane (only thing available is 94 10% ethanol)

1998 BMW 328is - summer
1992 Ford E250 Sportsmobile - daily
1993 BMW 525i - sold
1994 BMW 325i - sold
1992 BMW 325i - gone
1988 Mercedes Benz 190E 2.3-8V -

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