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plee4139
10-27-2014, 06:57 AM
I have those period correct exhaust deflectors on my Sky Hawk, and it seems like one always has a carbon deposit on it while the other doesn't. Thoughts?

tbredehoft
10-27-2014, 08:41 AM
Before going further, I'd check my heat riser, if stuck could be causing all (most) exhaust to go out the right side.

57pack
10-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Yep! Do check the heat riser. I just freed up the heat riser on my 57 Packard.
Froze shut.

Warren Webb
10-27-2014, 08:44 PM
The heat riser is located on the right hand (passengers) side exhaust manifold. If the counter weight is up then it's stuck closed. It needs to either be free to turn or keep it stuck open so the counterweight is down.

StudeRich
10-27-2014, 09:37 PM
What warren said, and when closed it goes out the LEFT side.

altair
10-28-2014, 08:14 AM
I think a cable operated heat riser would be a good thing.

plee4139
10-29-2014, 06:40 AM
Is this something I can do myself? My mechanic is VERY expensive.