Going East - getting a UAZ 469 back on the road

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RangerNeil
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Re: Going East - getting a UAZ 469 back on the road

#111 Post by RangerNeil » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:11 pm

Had the plugs out today - as you can see from the image below they were filthy. Numbers 1 and 2 were thick soot, numbers 3 and 4 were not so bad.
Small plugs Aug 2017.jpg
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Broke out the WS40 and a rag - gave them all a good blast and a scrub to clean them up. Checked the gaps - all set at 0.6mm so refitted number 2 trough 4 and laid number 1 on the head with lead attached. Got the OH to spin her over and saw a nic spark so refitted number 1 too. Started her up and she fired first time although there is still a slight miss you can here in the video so I think the plugs either need a better cleaning or replacing. Obviously UAZ's do not like sitting in traffic in hot weather for over an hour.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5F4Fi05d5Lg
Neil.
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1974 Saab Type 95
1963 Saab Sport

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19xx Czech built UAZ 469
1957 AEC Militant Mk 1 6x6 Ten tonner
1974 Landrover 109" FFR Series 3


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Re: Going East - getting a UAZ 469 back on the road

#113 Post by Mitsuru » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:02 pm

I came across this & thought of you
https://youtu.be/gPXbsWEs5IA
I'm Diabetic,& disabled BUT!! NOT DEAD YET!!

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