EngineBuzz Resources


The correct FRC needed to run Knock engines in 1932.


Words of Wisdom from Syd Mallet 1975.


Attention: Engine Operator Retiree’s help us preserve our Octane Engine legacy.

The folks at StanCo Scientific Inc are trying to establish a directory of past regional group meetings minutes and reports regarding the Octane Engine. We want to create an archive that can be shared with others in the community preserving the legacy and not let it slip into obscurity. A lot of our older operators […]


THE FUTURE IS KNOCKING FOR THE ANTIQUATED OCTANE NUMBER TEST, ANY TAKERS ?

Although many older drivers will recall their cars knocking when driving uphill on hot days,the average driver under the age of fifty likely has never heard an engine knock. Indeed,different techniques have been implemented in engines to avoid that annoying “pinging” sound.However, this does not mean that knock has been conquered. Rather, knock is a […]