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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:25 pm 
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talking to my uncle a few days back, he reckons that a larger spark plug gap will produce a brighter spark, other then increasing the load on the coil, are there any other dangerous/negative downsides to this??

only talking an extra 2-3 mm here i don't plan on opening them right up
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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:47 pm 
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2-3mm is s**t!

not to mention opening the gap makes the spark slower also.

: may give you slight detonation.
: try colder plugs for more performance! ie: xr ones

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:56 pm 
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Unless you're burning oil there is no reason to be trying this old school stuff..

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:06 pm 
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Jebus - 2-3mm is MASSIVE!

Ive said it before and ill say it again, there is nothing to be gained by f**k around with spark plugs until you have done substantial modifications to the engine.

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 10:12 pm 
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s**t i only meant .2 -.3 mm left the dots out :oops:

righteo i won't waste my time.

 

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Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 11:50 pm 
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Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I was wondering if I should get xr plugs or change the gap when I get my xr6 computer?
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