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Spark plug tech help

Old 07-01-2007, 04:39 AM
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What gap is suppose to be for n/a cars? and how tight do i put them in?
Any general info would be apperciated.
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Old 07-01-2007, 05:14 AM
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Like .054 and snug...not much tighter.
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Old 07-01-2007, 10:30 AM
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Like .054
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Old 07-01-2007, 11:37 AM
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NO. tighten them to 14 ft lbs unless you want them to blow out and strip the threads.
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Old 07-01-2007, 12:28 PM
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NO. tighten them to 14 ft lbs unless you want them to blow out and strip the threads.
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And make sure that is ft lbs and NOT inch lbs!!!
Easy mistake to make.

Personally, I use the Morotcraft AGSF-32C plugs on my 2004 because I like copper and these ones have the longer thread count on the body.
They make them in platinum as well, which is stock, but I'm an old copper fan myself

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Old 07-01-2007, 04:16 PM
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well i check all the plugs and they all came out to about .030.......so how do i gap them?
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Old 07-01-2007, 04:53 PM
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Gap 'em to about .054 inches. If you're taking them out, may as well put new back in.
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Old 07-01-2007, 10:02 PM
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14 ft lbs is about just that...snug. Most individuals do not own a tourqe wrench, although they should. You gap them using a spark plug gapper....same thing you measured them with most likely.
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Old 07-01-2007, 10:25 PM
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Make sure ya use anti-seize.
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Old 07-02-2007, 05:10 AM
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not stealing the thread but what is best spart plug between these brands[*]NGK Spark Plugs,[*]Champion Spark Plugs,[*]Autolite,[*]Bosch,[*]ACDelco,[*]E3 Spark Plugs,[*]SplitFire,[*]ACCEL
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