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Flooding and fouling plugs

1988 f-150 5.0 302 i can put new plugs in this motor i have put new fuel presure regulator crank runs good for a while then fouls plugs what is the problem. help.

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Running too rich..Not sure exactly what the problem is. Might be best to buy a repair book and look it up on there..they have them at the library or you can get one online here.

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