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Old 10-01-2004, 09:34 AM
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Re: Oil on 2 plugs

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Originally posted by Fragzem
Okay, simple question-- I searched the forums and only came up with people getting really BAD problems with oil and plugs, things like detonation and using octane boosters-- that's not my case.

When you're getting oil on a plug... (all my plugs get oil with my 75 SBC 350).. but 2 usually get it the worst. I would put those plug extensions on them to avoid this but... the headers don't allow that where I have the problem.

If I remember, oil on a plug is a simple problem meaning a gasket or a seal or something in the valve covers.. what is it again?


Thx!
if you get oil smoke on start up its oil leaking onto pistons (valve seals and guides) .thats a tell tail sign that its up top. if smoking and fowling plugs on warmed up running and compressions ok you have oil ring problems , If your plugs are oily and smell of petrol as well you have spark problems.. thats my thoughts,
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