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Re: Scott's Setup

Cory Erickson wrote:

> > Why's that?  I thought all the non-IC computers ran very rich (~10:1@WOT).
> > Now once he reaches 100% duty cycle, he might go very lean after that ;-).
> > He shouldn't hit that point until he's making another 50hp or so...
> I _think_ it's the other way around. I think the non-IC systems run leaner
> than the IC systems (because of the added fuel needed for the denser air).

I've heard it's the other way around...the mixture needs to be richer with
no IC because of the higher air charge temperatures.  The richer mixture
helps cool the charge more to avoid detonation.  It costs power, though.