<VV> Popping Plugs
corvairduval at cox.net
Mon Nov 19 00:48:11 EST 2007
Not quietly, because with the plug missing, there is no spark/explosion
noise comming from the cylinder, just the air rushing in and out of the
plug hole. This sound will be there whether the valves are working or not.
However, pulling the push rods will allow the remaining 5 cylinders to
get a more normal fuel/air mixture, so power output will be better than
not pulling the push rods.
Just use your AAA card.... Towing is quieter.
J R Read_HML wrote:
> OK, at least 3 people told me that they (or a friend) had a plug blow
> out of the head and that they now carry the insert repair kit in the
> car. So, I take back my remark (made in jest) to Frank DuVal.
> So if you DON'T have the roadside repair kit in the car, it seems to
> me that you could just pull the push rods for the offending cylinder
> and drive quietly home on 5.
> Comments on that approach?
> Later, JR
> CCE CORVANANTICS CORSA member
> '61 Rampside Standard 4/110
> '65 Monza Convertible 4/140
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