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Old 02-18-2007, 08:33 PM   #1
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AZFS22C - What Gap?

I'm going to throw some of the copper 22C's in when I put my new Taylor thundervolts in. Can anyone give me a rough idea of what gap I should be aiming for? Either that or some tips of where to start with the gap?


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stay with factory gap unless the thundervolts specify different
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As goinloco1 suggested, the factory spec (.052) is a good start,
but, in my humble opinion (and from personal experience) on an NA car,
open em up to .060-.062.
You'll be pleasantly surprised.
Especially with the wires you chose.

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Try and start at .60, adjust from there if needed. I'm needed a new set, car's been runnin rough lately. Doing alittle tune up, mine are gapped at .35, granted I run 10psi. I'm gapping my next pair at .45. Are the Taylor Thundervolts plug wires? Just curious, never heard of them.
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Thundervolts...
^^^See the first link in my thread above.
Keep reading on...it's a long thread with a great outcome.
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^^^See the first link in my thread above.
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Nice! Thanks for the link WD. I had seen that thread before but stopped checking it before you did the quick pic tutorial. Ill have to gap 'em towards .06 and post up the results.
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I just finished installing F22s and Thundervolts. I gapped the plugs at .060 to start off with but am not sure how to gauge it from there. If the gap is too wide, will it be obvious? The car does appear to be idling a little rougher than I thought that it would with new plugs and wires but I could just be expecting too much.
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It may be gapped too wide if its idling noticably rough compared to before. Id gap to .052 (stock) and see how that feels. Increase the gap a bit if you can after that.
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