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I did some extremely overdue beyond general tune up maintenance on my 87 300I6 this weekend. Been running lots worse than usual. Well, to keep it short, one of the spark plugs had detonated - Ouch! Not only that, but when I changed out the plugs, I didn't put the #6 in for some reason. When I cranked it over, it shot raw gas all over the firewall and then the plug wire that was lying there sparked and caught it all on fire all over the firewall! DOH!!!
All is OK, didn't hurt anything...except my pride.
Like I say, not the best way to intro myself, but what's the use of doing something really stupid if no one's there to rib ya about it?
I'm nothing more than words on your monitor.
Had to share this with somebody...Like I say, not the best way to intro myself, but what's the use of doing something really stupid if no one's there to rib ya about it?
Have no fear we will be happy to accomidaite you, but maybe we should change the name to sam-fire
Anyway welcome to the forum, and if you happen upto the offroad forum you will see lot's of dumb stuff, and friendly rbbing.
RIP Steve Bricks. FTE will not be teh same.
Will be forever glad to have had the privilage to shake your hand and BS in person.
if we only would all share some of the dumb things we'd done, could probably write a comedy book on it. I've done my share, just don't always tell....
the workhorse:86 F250 4x4 6.9 Diesel 4-spd, 4.10 axles
the other workhorse 92 F350 2wd crew cab,3.55 rear axle, 92 6bt Cummins, NV4500
the project: 78 F150 4x4 shortbed 351 auto Iowa Chapter leader, ASE certified parts specialist
Come on down and join us in the Iowa chapter, or your own local chapter!! Thanks, Roger
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