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From: sydney australia
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posted 03-28-2003 11:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for two89w   Click Here to Email two89w     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i havent taken the plugs out yet but is it a bad sign if there is a little oil on the outside of the head around the plug? only on one the car is missing badly at low rpm and back firing out the right hand exhaust

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posted 03-29-2003 12:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangboy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That depends.Take the plug out and see if its oil coated on the business end.If you have a little valve cover leak it will often run down and collect around the plug.The rest of the oil seems to burn off.I have removed lots of plugs with a little oil around the outside edge of the threads.Sounds like your having problems though so I would pull the plug and check it out.Make sure your plug is firing,check wires as well.Hows your compression?

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