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RE: Installed new parts, car runs like shit -- Spark Plugs
At 11:41 AM 9/10/97 -0400, Sly, Dennis wrote:
>Do you know if Ford used the same plugs every year in the SVO's. My
>questions revolves around your point about The platinum plugs do not
>have as hot of a spark, thus do not perform well under high boost
>conditions. In the later years of the SVO the injectors were upgrades to
>36#. Would they not need a hotter spark to burn more gas?
>84 SVO, Silver
As far as I know, there only exists one spark plug for the SVO. This is the
one that I (and many other guys out here in the Southwest -- including our
Guru, Neil Chirico) will use our SVO:
The V-Groove NGK TR-5.
>From what I remember, the platinum plugs should only be used where
durability is an issue -- the platinum isn't there to conduct better
(there's a micron of platinum on "platinum" plugs) it's there to survive in
between long service intervals.
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