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Old 02-23-2011, 03:57 PM   #13
wickedgreyzx3
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Originally Posted by 1bille1 View Post
http://www.nology.com/silver.html

All this sparkplug talk, recently, jogged my memory regarding SILVER spark plugs.

SIlver is the best conductor- bar none.
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Originally Posted by DarkSpork View Post
I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, but was your note on gapping for the copper plugs or platinum plugs? If it was about copper plugs, would a larger gap on platinum plugs yield similar gains?
not stupid, no you would not, the platinum plug in itself is a weakness. we're getting gains from copper to start with, and gapping secondly. thirdly the platinum plugs are picky and when the gap does increase from wear you know it right away, car runs like crap and the check engine light will probably come on for misfires. the platinum is a higher resistance metal and requires much more energy for the spark to jump. you expand that gap we're talking even more energy being used.
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Originally Posted by 10SES View Post
great write up!--unless anyone knows any different, i should still see the approx. 5 hp gain even with my pzev if i switch to the 103's as well?
last dyno chart I saw, it was on a stock vehicle.
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