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I have a 1965 nova with the original 230 straight 6. It has low miles on it and runs good except for the misfire I cannot solve. The #2 spark plug keeps fouling out. All the ignition stuff is new; plugs, wires, cap, rotor, as well as the gaskets like the intake manifold, etc. I have run a compression test on the engine and they are all within 2 psi of each other. I have tried spraying carb cleaner around to find a leak and find nothing. It is only the #2 plug. I even tried swapping plugs to see what happened, #2 fouls out. Does anyone have any ideas what might be causing this. I am going insane with this stupid misfire. Thanks for any help in advance.

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Old 07-12-2006, 06:33 PM
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Is it oil fouled.....?

Burning any oil?
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No it is not oil fouled, it is fuel fouled, just like #2 cylinder is running richer then the rest. The car doesn't burn any oil.
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