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What's causing my plugs to get so fouled?
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Kevin1957
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:13 pm    Post subject: What's causing my plugs to get so fouled? Reply with quote

My '72 has been running rough so I pulled one of the plugs. It was covered with dry, black accumulation. I changed the plugs recently.

I believe that I have my carburetor adjusted properly. Timing is good. Choke is adjusted for warmer weather.

Any thoughts on what's wrong?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That ususally indicates it's running way too rich. If it was oily and black, then that would indicate oil control problems, but since it's dry...

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:08 pm    Post subject: black Reply with quote

Have a look at the choke.If the wire has fallen off,or the coil is burned out,or if it's just plain stuck/out of adjustment it's gonna run rich.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the help guys.
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