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Offline FrAlan

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Re: side valve owners
« Reply #60 on: February 26, 2019, 11:45:46 pm »
On the subject of gas conversions, the yanks run quite a few engines on methane, they are often referred to as pigfart engines, which sort of sums it up quite nicely.

Offline $sidevalve

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Re: side valve owners
« Reply #61 on: March 05, 2019, 08:30:28 pm »
I had a C10 some years ago. It had similar symptoms to yours. It would run hot and was totally gutless and would seize up even on short runs. I spent ages checking out jets, ignition timing.
I was moaning about it to a pal. He said, 2 take the head off and I will come and have a look."
He took one look at the head and said, " Someone has skimmed 2mm off the head."
I fitted a spare head and it ran like a dream.