I thought excessive EGT was caused by a lean condition.
Eureka Saws Co, Inc. wrote:
> Hi to everyone,
> Just about done on my winter projects. Installed Richard Good's triple carb
> setup this weekend. After fumbling along getting the linkage right, etc., I
> was able to get the freshly rebuilt stromberg's to fire up.The car ran about
> 1200 to 1500 rpm's. Obviously the need to tune and balance is ever present.
> One disturbing event occurred with my headers however. These headers ran all
> last year without incident. However, I noticed the two pipes toward the rear
> of the engine glowing a pretty orange/red. (powder coated) Of course, I shut
> the car down after about a few minutes of running. If memory serves me right,
> this would be indicative of an extremely heavy gas flow from the rear carb,
> causing an excessive burnoff attempt. Any correction to my memory or added
> advise would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> Alex Manzo
> 72 TR6
> 59 TR3A