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Old 09-24-2008, 11:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Andyman View Post
[...]If you increase power without increasing fuel flow, you will decrease the BSFC, not increase it.
Decreasing bsfc is exactly what we want.

The goal is to minimize the BSFC, which is a measure of the amount of fuel used to do a certain amount of work.
Minimize pretty much is the same thing as "decrease as much as you can" to me.

I think you just put it in a weird way that made it look like you were contradicting yourself between the two sentences.

The fact of the matter is that there is an optimal ignition timing for fuel economy. Frequently, stock timing is a bit retarded from optimal.
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