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Old 12-31-2007, 03:29 PM
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I have afeeling my 85 300D is running way too rich. I get Black Soot blasts on the driveway under the Tailpipe (85 300D) whenever I start the car and when I changed the glo plugs, the old ones were pretty carboned up.

Should I lean out my ALDA or what? My valve adjustments were done recently.and timing chain are new.
Everyone here missed the crucial part. How long ago did you change the plugs? Were they all intact? Did the smoke start with the change?

If its just a cold weather thing it is indeed the diesel badge of honor. You may want to try adjusting your valves as well.
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