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what action should be taken when using fuel with a higher lead  content than recomended. which option is to be adopted:-

1. avoid extremely lean mixture

2. avoid manifold pressure in excess of 25 hg

3. operate the engine with leaner than normal mixture

4. operate the engine with an rpm lower than the manifold pressure

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  1. Nathan Parker on May 24, 2012

    Probably have to choose 3, because there would be a tendency to foul the plugs, otherwise.  The extra lead should reduce the chance of detonation.

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