<VV> Gargle on the overrun

Ron ronh at owt.com
Wed Oct 26 00:05:16 EDT 2005

You should never need a Pertronix, it's just that they eliminate a yearly 
check or change of the points.  It's great for those who never look under 
the hood.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Padgett" <pp2 at 6007.us>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 8:03 PM
Subject: <VV> Gargle on the overrun

> What causes an engine to burble through the exhaust when coasting down ? 
> Gargle would not bother me except I seem to sense (cannot feel it) a very 
> mild misfire on light throttle cruise. Goes away when you stand on it (as 
> much as you can with a 110/PG). Coil is new, plugs (W8ACs) are gapped at 
> .030 and have only a couple of hundred miles on them. Has new-appearing 
> orange 8mm plug wires from Clarks, valves are at 1/4 turn from click (set 
> warm). Idle now smooth. Timing at 12 degrees static. Running on 93 PON & 
> 50 jets.
> Pertronic II has been suggested, is that worth while ?
> Padgett
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