FWIW, these engines (in Spitfires) have a habit of cracking exhaust
manifolds. PITA to replace (no wrench clearance for the center nuts), but
doable whit patience.
At 11:50 PM 2/3/2002 -0500, DLancer7676@cs.com wrote:
>In a message dated 2/3/02 1:46:40 PM Eastern Standard Time, TeachJP@aol.com
> > something has either broke or come loose in the exhaust
> > department, under the hood.
>How do you know this? What are the symptoms? That might help someone
>pinpoint what has come loose or broken. In many cases you can find something
>by taking a light and visually inspecting and shaking the unit with your
>hand. Or starting the car and listening for a leak. Another way is to spray
>carb cleaner around the manifold with the engine running to see whether it
>changes the idle speed. If it does, you have a leak or a crack.
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