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Old 03-23-2009, 10:39 PM   #21  
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Originally Posted by sixshooter View Post
Sounds like you found something useful in your search. Cams being off can screw your exhaust temps and power also.

If you ran 20 psi you probably made bad power for all of the above reasons plus something else. Your intake air temperature would have been through the roof due to the overexertion of your compressor trying to cram air into the engine, and the inability of your exhaust to let it all out fast enough. I hope your engine didn't get hurt too badly. That is a classic way that engines are blown. You had high intake air temps, spark timing off, cam timing off, fueling off (but maybe rich). Best case scenario spark was very retarded and fueling was rich and you are ok.

Good luck.
it was retarded at the max and the fuel was so rich. i was maxing out my wideband once i did a pull.

thanks for all the people that helped.
will have numbers up once i go back to finish my dyno tune.
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I'm glad it sounds like you'll be alright.
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Old 03-23-2009, 11:25 PM   #23  
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I have the ceramic coating, and my **** glows a medium red at night. I run more spark advance in boost than anyone here. Cast iron glows at 1100*...if its not that hot, then something is wrong. SS glows even lower.
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