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Toby Erkson -- http://www.icbm.org/ '72 VW Squareback Darksider, 5-speed, 2.0L, rag top '72 VW Squareback Lightsider, automatic, FI, sunroof, gas heater '95 VW Jetta ~ SCCA Solo 2 EP #3; '73 Porsche 914; '81 Honda Gold Wing Portland, Oregon
Jim Adney wrote:
...Detonation is the spontaneous ignition (like a Diesel) of the mixture that
occurs before the spark. It should not be confused with the other kind of preignition that is caused by a piece of hot something glowing in the combustion champer. Detonation is caused by the heating that occurs in the mixture just by virtue of compressing it...
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