Plugs fouling out - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Engine
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2006, 09:35 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: omaha nebraska
Posts: 6
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Plugs fouling out

HI
I got a 327 chevy motor with Dart 165cc heads on it that keeps fouling the plugs out. The spec sheet calls for either champion rv12yc or AC r44ts plugs.The engine also has a mallory unilite distribuator new mallory wires.I have a edelbrock 600 carb on a single top tunnel ram manifold that when you screw the mixture screws in all the way in the engine keeps on running. Ive sprayed carb cleaner arond the carb and around the intake manifold for a vaccum leak but the engine does not speed up . Whats my problems?Would using a MSD 6 ignition box solve some of the problems?Thanks Alot, ED

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2006, 10:02 AM
johnsongrass1's Avatar
Race it, Don't rice it!
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Columbia, Mo
Age: 37
Posts: 4,078
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Screwing the idle mixers all the in leans the mixture. If you have no response from these adjustments' you have a overly rich condition. Which is indicated by your plugs condition. A vacuum leak causes a lean condition. I would look at the carb(s) for furtherer analysis.

Broken Power Valve, Float to high, pressure to high, needle and seats...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2006, 10:37 AM
97Z28's Avatar
NTI Grad.
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Chardon, Ohio
Age: 32
Posts: 607
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
never fails... edelbrock....

anywho... could be your idle is set too high, that would cancel out the mixture screws. how far open are the throttle plates at idle?. or like johnson said, bad needle and seats, if somebody screwed the mix screws in too hard then that would flatten the tip. but if you can screw them in all the way and it makes no difference i'd lean twards the throttle plates open too far or the tip of the mixture screws are flattened....
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 03-08-2006, 06:28 PM
Mean Mother USA
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: live
Posts: 34
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
If Your Engine Carburetor,Ignition Is At Excellent-Peak

3-8-06

You Better Get Used To It--It Is 81,82,83 Cheap Gasoline Corn Fed With Household Cleaners In It To Kick Up Octane-Its Destroying All Your Engines...All @ $3.00 Gallon Gas...

Provided Your Engine Is Tuned Peak Performance,New Parts, etc (Most Are Not) Then-

If You Have Electronic Ignition Set Up --Switch To Champion Platinum Spark Plugs-Use Factory Gap If Factory Stock Engine--Experiment Gap If Modified Engine!

Regular Spark Plugs Foul Instantly--Platinums Will As Rule Burn The Crap Fouled Gas Off ! If You Drive Your Car Once Twice Week--I Do, For Sure Cold Starts-Plugs Foul...

Big Plus: Doesn't Hurt Clean Spark Plugs Every Couple 1000 Miles & Reverse Reinstall Banks-----Use Good Octane Booster In Gas Tank Every Other Fill Up...

Vincent Auto
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	race corvette 68 portal.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	27.2 KB
ID:	10641   Click image for larger version

Name:	gregengine1-1.JPG
Views:	44
Size:	27.3 KB
ID:	10642  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Engine posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gas fouling on just 2 plugs. machine shop tom Engine 25 08-21-2006 09:24 PM
2 Fours fouling plugs speedyjer1 Engine 1 02-19-2006 07:53 AM
SBC Still fuel fouling plugs, Losing my mind! 67 Deuce 4 Me Engine 9 09-02-2005 08:56 PM
Rant: Bosch Plugs Cost me $300.00 Rolm Engine 7 07-22-2004 09:50 PM
plugs fouling, cat worries, and more - help? joe99 Engine 9 01-23-2004 07:16 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.