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Re: an exhausting question

To: DLancer7676@cs.com, TeachJP@aol.com, Ankitterer@aol.com, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: an exhausting question
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2002 10:37:10 -0800
John -

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.


Clay L.
67 sprite

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.
>--David C.

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