compression readings need to be taken with the throttle held open and the
engine hot, otherwise they are pretty much meaningless. Were these taken
----- Original Message -----
From <DLancer7676 at cs.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 4:04 AM
Subject: Compression Readings
> Well I worked yesterday and have the engine in my Midget ready to
> have to do the underbelly disconnections today and pull engine and tranny
> together. I did a compression check and ended up with the following
> compression readings:
> #1 - 110 #2 - 115 #3 - 130 #4 - 140
> I was a bit concerned about the difference between the first two and the
> last two, but the readings all seem to be good. I will squirt a little
> in the cylinders today and do one more check. Should these readings alert
> to anything I should be looking for? I plan to pull the head anyway.
> --David C.