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Old 10-10-2012, 06:39 PM   #1
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Spark plug help!

I can't match this to one on the chart. Can someone chime in ASAP an tell me what this means?

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It looks slightly white in color, but no real deposits. Is it ok?
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I'm not an expert so you may want other opinions. But it doesn't look to bad to me. The best way to read them RIGHT after a hard run.
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I mean It doesn't seem to have a problem, but the last time I put it together my tuning was a turn of the distributor and fpr adjustment in my garage lol. So just wanted to see if it was showing a bad sign
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Looks like a normal plug to me.
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How many miles do they have on them?

Here's the tips on reading spark plugs from the Useful Information sticky...

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How many miles do they have on them?

Here's the tips on reading spark plugs from the Useful Information sticky...

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I can't recall, Not very many, maybe 600 or a little more?

I mean they looked alright to me, but they were a little white. I had looked at that same sticky, and it said too hot turns them white, but it says a white deposit and some other symptoms. Mine were just a little white on the top piece (I believe thats called the electrode?)

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Oh and those miles included a couple runs at the track and a little hot roddin lol
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I can't recall, Not very many, maybe 600 or a little more?

I mean they looked alright to me, but they were a little white. I had looked at that same sticky, and it said too hot turns them white, but it says a white deposit and some other symptoms. Mine were just a little white on the top piece (I believe thats called the electrode?)[COLOR="Silver"]
Hopefully TH can take a look at them. They seemed to resemble closer to the "normal" pic. So, you were just taking a peek...no probs?

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Oh and those miles included a couple runs at the track and a little hot roddin lol
Of course, that's a must.
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Well I was replacing my balancer, and took the #1 out to set TDC and was checkin it out
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Looks normal!
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It looks ok to me. A slight rusty color on the center electrode insulator is pretty normal with the fuel we can use these days. I don't see any bubbling on the strap or any other real indications of any problems either.

Like dreamstang said to really get a good reading you have to make a WOT run and then shut the engine down pretty quickly after it to get a good reading.
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I used to have tons of pics of what means what.... crap I will try to find it.... this reminds me I need to check mine.... and Its a PAIN (have to remove tire to check my plug WTF)
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I used to have tons of pics of what means what.... crap I will try to find it.... this reminds me I need to check mine.... and Its a PAIN (have to remove tire to check my plug WTF)
More, better pics than what we have in the Useful Info thread would definitely be helpful.


That is a PITA having to remove a tire to check plugs.
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