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Old 03-06-2000, 06:31 PM
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yal yal is offline
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I think you may have answered your own question. The m103 (or m102) engine was not developed with the plats in mind so they and a lot of other non-computer controlled variable valve timing engines have difficulty dealing with the kind of spark they produce. One of the most common problems I have seen is a sudden drop in power (especially under acceleration) with the use of the plats. Stick with the coppers.

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