Smoking new Pertronix unit

(tony) #21

it is possible, and new or swapped plugs would give quick evidence.

My 420G previous engine used oil & fouled plugs badly, which is why I changed it out.
I did need to change plugs fairly often, it would begin to run poorly and become hard to start, not exactly what you are describing

the other thing to check is the ASC is working properly, both mechanically & electrically