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Pinking 2.0 jts

mine's pinking alot!! timing is spot on and use only super unleaded. (its a 2002 156 jts) it pinks from 3000rpm all the way to almost red line but only really in 3 gear. only 50k on the clock, any ideas?

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is it a pink or a rattles under acceleration going up hills or when the car is laiden with a full boot or people?
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pinking,which does sound like a rattle,sort of,under acceleration.notice it more in the hot weather and with the car hot.
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what oil have you used?
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does that make a difference?? selenia racing.
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I've found with mine that due to the fact its a jts it needs 10-60, but i have used 10-40 as i assumed it was the same as the TS and that when its cold the oil is thicker and its not noisey at all but when its hot it rattles...
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