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Re: #5 cyl. I-5 typically has a problem=clogged exhaust manifold?

In message <Pine.SUN.3.96.981013143930.20195A-100000@eskimo.com> Nathan Belo writes:

> I heard a rumor that the #5 cylinder typically doesn't get enough air and
> runs lean.  Is this true and would that explain the clogged exhaust
> manifold?

Doesn't get enough _FUEL_ and runs lean.

Certainly the case on sick WR and MB engines.  On healthy ones, the
cylinders seem to be balanced fairly well.  I'm not really sure what
causes it - of around a dozen engines I've seen with _one_ out of line
cylinder, it's been #2 once and #5 the rest of the time.

 Phil Payne
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