fowled plugs - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-10-06, 12:13 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
71ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Posts: 146
fowled plugs

Hey, was wondering if there might be anyother reason for fowled plugs other that running rich? Took mine out the other day, and there was that much crap on them...... it should have only been tuned a few months ago aswell.....


Wanted: 250 2V maifold. PM me
71ford is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-10-06, 02:34 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 330
Re: fowled plugs

Quote:
Originally Posted by 71ford
Hey, was wondering if there might be anyother reason for fowled plugs other that running rich? Took mine out the other day, and there was that much crap on them...... it should have only been tuned a few months ago aswell.....
are they black with oil or just dark with too much carbon?
northey is offline  
post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-10-06, 02:39 AM
Registered User
 
garth04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 114
Re: fowled plugs

Or do they have a white crusty build up?

Speed Costs Money
How Much Do You Want To Spend?
garth04 is offline  
post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-10-06, 03:32 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
71ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Posts: 146
Re: fowled plugs

bit of both actually, lol. white crusty build up, covered by carbon and then bit of oil on the thread????

Wanted: 250 2V maifold. PM me
71ford is offline  
post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 02:14 AM
Registered User
 
garth04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 114
Re: fowled plugs

If the white crusty is large it sounds like those plugs have been in there some time

Speed Costs Money
How Much Do You Want To Spend?
garth04 is offline  
post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 02:38 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
71ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Posts: 146
Re: fowled plugs

removed 4 months ago, but there was only 1 plug that had heads of the crusty stuff on it, all the rest just black and gunky

Wanted: 250 2V maifold. PM me
71ford is offline  
post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 04:21 AM
Registered User
 
garth04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 114
Re: fowled plugs

what brand of plugs r u using, and their part number

Speed Costs Money
How Much Do You Want To Spend?
garth04 is offline  
post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 04:24 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
71ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Posts: 146
Re: fowled plugs

the standard bosch ones i believe of the top of my head, will post for sure tomorrow, along with the part number

Wanted: 250 2V maifold. PM me
71ford is offline  
post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 04:28 AM
Registered User
 
garth04's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Adelaide
Posts: 114
Re: fowled plugs

may have to change to NGK brand, are better plug I found for 6 cyl, plus have better heat ranges

Speed Costs Money
How Much Do You Want To Spend?
garth04 is offline  
post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-11-06, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
71ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Canberra
Posts: 146
Re: fowled plugs

am planning on changing them next week, explain the heat ranges if you could?

Wanted: 250 2V maifold. PM me
71ford is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > Engine Specific Tech > Inline 6 Tech


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome