Nothing happening here. The weather is terrible, but the tappets are done. Number 8 was strangely loose, and I don't think the 1 1/2 thou feeler gauge will last much longer.
Next I need to read this article, which may help me understand what is going on with these NGK B6HS plugs:
They look rather too cold to me. Maybe I should try a set of B5HS which will burn off that carbon.
Meanwhile, as it has been raining, I have been writing an article for the AOMCC magazine, Cheval de Fer.