Originally Posted by Reino
That is not necessary on a 2stroke. You are either running lean (more air than fuel) or you have a old 2stroke with a bad combustion chamber design.
detonation or pinging does not cause that amount of excessive heat, but running to lean does cause detonation and extreme heat. Enough heat to melt aluminium.
here is a good read on the subject http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/456014-2-stroke-terms/
550SENTA screwed with this post 09-25-2012 at 12:35 PM