Old 08-03-2007, 12:46 AM   #1
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I've been searching for this rare phenomenon and I can't seem to find any good pics of diesel engines shooting sparks. Anybody know of any? And I'm not talking about the little embers that occasionally come out, I'm looking for more of a spark shower. Thanks for any help.
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Old 08-03-2007, 02:59 AM   #2
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Old 08-03-2007, 04:41 AM   #3
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Wow. Why does that happen?
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:10 AM   #5
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Thanks for sharing. I was hoping to squeeze more out of you guys though.
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Carbon builds up in the stack and then burns off. It is really common on GE's.
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