[DML] Re: Tamper proof plug?
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[DML] Re: Tamper proof plug?



As I learned just weeks ago from a post here, the hole I think you 
are seeing is exactly what I see on mine and seems to be normal 
(plugged of course).  Between the air cleaner assembly and the fuel 
injector hoses at the fuel distributor is a tiny raised ring-looking 
thing with a hole in the center.  This looks like a screw or 
something should go there, but what you really need to do to adjust 
your mixture is get a 3mm allen wrench that is at least 100mm long 
and pop it down in there.  I am not sure of the specifics but I 
turned mine counter-clockwise about .25-.5 full turn to get my 
emissions to pass.  This was after I did a complete tune up which 
did not help the emissions results at all.  See all posts related to 
idle mixture adjustment screw within the past 2-3 weeks to get some 
great pictures from other members.








--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Tait" <TTait@xxxx> wrote:
>
> I need to get my tamper proof plug opening clear so I can try to 
correct
> a mixture problem.  I'm not sure what the factory plug looks like, 
but I
> don't think that is what I have.  It looks like there are threads 
going
> down the inside of the hole, then a metallic mass - maybe the 
remnants
> of a screw and the head has been stripped out or maybe JB Weld or
> similar - its hard to tell especially when I don't know what 
either the
> virgin hole or the original plug look like.
> 
> I'm about to get some duct tape sticky side up under the hole, get 
the
> shopvac running next to the hole, and just drill it out.  If this 
is a
> bad idea somebody stop me.
> 
> Does anyone have a close-up photo of the hole with and without the
> factory plug installed?
> 
> When all is done can I carefully seal it up with some ultra copper
> silicon?
> 
> Tom
> #10902
>








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