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Old 08-29-2008, 03:00 PM   #211
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Im making about 380ish now and still using stock coil, however, Im trying to figure out why my car will NOT rev out past 7K......
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Old 09-02-2008, 10:53 AM   #212
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Whats your gap set at?
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:59 PM   #213
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You more than likely need to lower it to .030 or maybe even lower depending on how much boost you run.
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It might be just me but I just installed a MSD coil and there 8.5MM wires with some denso iridium plugs and a new CFM DSI lever and Immediately noticed that the idle was smoother, solved my hesitation on launch. MSD has never failed me in 3 different vehicles will never use any other then MSD!!
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About 19psi is where I gapped mine down to .030, then again you may have a weak coil, weak plug or weak wire..... or maybe it just doesnt want to run that much boost... who knows... when it comes to boost there are all kinds of small factors that have large impacts on how the cars run.
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Is it ok to run step 1 colder plugs with out F/I?
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Brand New OEM coil, FR wires, and Denso plugs ( Yes I also run/Ran Motor craft azfs-22c's )
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Is it ok to run step 1 colder plugs with out F/I?
Yes, I ran them for a year before going FI without the first problem.
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