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jtmodels911sc

911 sc miss

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i just got a 1980 911 sc, hasn't really been driven last 2 years, my mechanic says theres a little miss, he checked one cylinder the compress test was about 90lbs, little bit dirty 2 plugs, cleaned them, he told me get fuel injection cleaner put that in with the little bit of gas that's in there, gas prob stale, not sure how long its been in there, run it until its almost empty then fill w high test. he said if it doesn't clear itself, I would have to bring back and do a full compression test on all cylinders and fig  out whats goin on,What do you guys think any opnions or info ? thanks

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i just got a 1980 911 sc, hasn't really been driven last 2 years, my mechanic says theres a little miss, he checked one cylinder the compress test was about 90lbs, little bit dirty 2 plugs, cleaned them, he told me get fuel injection cleaner put that in with the little bit of gas that's in there, gas prob stale, not sure how long its been in there, run it until its almost empty then fill w high test. he said if it doesn't clear itself, I would have to bring back and do a full compression test on all cylinders and fig  out whats goin on,What do you guys think any opnions or info ? thanks

 

Not unusual for a car that has been sitting for prolonged periods.  I would say follow your mechanic's lead and then put some miles on the car before retesting it.  It just might surprise you.

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