[tcb] Re: Plugs -- need answer before 8pm so I can buy or not.

  • From: <bustravler@xxxxxxx>
  • To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:38:49 -0400

I have used them in a pinch. What are your plugs burning like? You might want 
to recheck the compression on 3 & 4. Sounds like you may have a vacuum leak if 
the compression is comparable to 1& 2.
---- Gerald Livingston <gerald.tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
> Has anybody stuck AutoLite plugs in their bus in a pinch? (AutoLite 425)
> Time sensitive, need to know before 8pm if they are absolutely
> horrible. I can order 7902's online later and just use these for
> testing now.
> Got the points set and the dizzy back in. Hard to start. Figured it
> might be that I was adjusting the carb with the points a little off
> but ...
> Pull the 3 or 4 plug wire off the cap and there is no effect on the
> engine rpm at all once I get it started. Good strong spark at the cap
> end (jumps over at least a 1/4" gap) but I guess the plug end is bad.
> Pulling 1 or 2 drops rpm and kills the motor if I leave them off more
> than a few revs.
> I need a set of test plugs and nobody stocks anything that crosses to a
> Bosch 7902 except the AutoLite 425.
> G2

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