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Old 01-04-2003, 08:15 AM
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1973 450 SEL Soot on garage floor

Hey all~

Its been a while. I recently moved to a home that includes a garage. The potential of now permnantly housing this beauty in a garage is good.

However, I recently noticed a patch of soot starting to accumulate around where the exhaust points at the floor. I never noticed before because my previous home had gravel in driveway.

What are some potential causes for this? I am guessing that it may be running too rich; can this be the problem?

All opinions and expertise are welcome.

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Old 01-04-2003, 11:13 AM
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Sounds to me like an air-fuel mixture in the fuel injection system that is too rich.
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