[DML] Re: Plug Gaps and final smog numbers
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[DML] Re: Plug Gaps and final smog numbers



That's failing I assume at the 15 mph mark? Have you checked the 
adjustment on your miro switch? If it is turning off too late you will 
not get vacuum advance at the lower RPM and the idle motor is still 
trying to function. The specs are in the manual. This is a very 
sensative adjustment - too late a turn off - you get just-off-idle poor 
performance - too early - no dash-pot effect coming off higher rpms 
(the engine wants to die before it levels off to idle).

Harold McElraft - 3354


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "valleyrat12" <valleyrat12@xxxx> wrote:
>
> I examined the plugs that I pulled from my car when I did a tune-up. 
> They are gapped at .018! Could this have been the cause of my poor 
> performance on the way back from Colorado?  (I gapped the new plugs 
to 
> 0.30) Since the tune up I took the car over the hill on the 405 
> between West LA and Sherman Oaks, great performance! Even in 5th gear 
> at lower RPM I had good power and acceleration, on target for what I 
> thought this car would be capable of. Not awesome, but adequate.
> 
> For those of you who were following my on going CA smog crisis, here 
> are the final numbers:
> 
> NOx 15MPH 1098
>     25MPH  456
> 
> Nathan
>








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