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Default 02-22-2019, 07:41 AM

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Originally Posted by Odinist
This is just pure speculation, but I wonder if perhaps the non-Si cars have a higher sensitivity to knock? The Si has forged rods and some other parts that are a bit beefier, so maybe they make the knock sensor less rigid since the engine itself is more stout?

Could the temperature difference also have anything to do with it? If I'm running cooler, wouldn't I be slightly less susceptible to knock?
Don't forget the Si and crv both also run less compression to allow for more boost vs the regular civic turbo. This will make it slightly less susceptible to knock once fueled right.
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