Well my head had a recessed brass plug, this caused the gasket to blow.
The machine shop replaced the plug and checked and skimmed my severely
In all my years and all my Sprites, I never had a warped head. Maybe
that time the water temp went up to 80 on the OIL gauge did it. But it's
EXCEPT my #2 cylinder low end miss is still there. Hexk, it ran better
when it was water injected!
The cap and wires are new, and I have spark right to the tip of the
plug, I even changed the plug out just incase.
Valves are set right, SU carb adjustment doesn't do squat. #1 is fine, 3
& 4 are fine, pull the wire off #2 and there is no difference.
But raise the rpms to 1500 or so and it's fine. Just like when it was
running with a blown head gasket.
Compression is 175 psi. no coolant squirting out this time.
Where is my miss coming from? There is no hole in the piston and the
head just had a quicky decoke and valve lap because #2 had some water
related mung under the valve.
Toms River, NJ
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