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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 26th, 01, 08:44 PM Thread Starter
 
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I have a 1967 ss/rs.350ci,What causes plugs to oil foul?I put a rebuilt and machined set of 441 cyl. heads on it about a month ago,my plugs get oil foulded sometimes it runs really great sometimes I feel really sluggish acceleration.It doesnt smoke or backfire.What are signs to look for, for a worn engine? PLEASE HELP!!!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 27th, 01, 04:45 AM
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how much oil consumption are you seeing? Also, are you sure the plugs are oil fouled and not fouled by carb being too rich? One more question, all cylinders or a specific cyliner? If you did total rebuild, cyl rings may not be properly oriented letting oil by... how many mile on rebuild ? Are you sure you've driven enough miles to properly break-in the engine ?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old May 27th, 01, 10:21 AM
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did you put a new set of valve covers on there too? if you did do they have a baffle in there?if not, at cruise rpms it'll suck up lots of oil through the PVC valve.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old May 27th, 01, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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I did change to tall Moroso covers,and the old ones did have a baffle.But the previous owner just had duct tape covering the opening on it.The morosos dont.
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