Spark plugs?

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Postby maxaud » Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:09 pm

Gary wrote:I'm too lazy, so here is a link
http://www.dsmtuners.com/forums/showthread.php?t=233421


It's pretty sad when we start to quote DSM forums...
good info though Gary
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Postby Gary » Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:44 pm

Like I said, quoting is easier than retyping stuff of general knowledge that has been discussed over and over. All I did was typing "choosing spark plug platinum copper iridium" in the Google. :shrug:
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Postby db » Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:09 am

Most of the DSM info applies to our cars too. I use one stage colder (BKR7E or 6097) and gap at .028 for 15psi on the CT26.

Here's a quote from a different post of mine regarding different spark plug materials and their electrical conductivity (or resistivity).

For those who don't use wiki:

silver: 15.87
copper: 16.78
gold: 22.14
aluminum: 26.50
iridium: 47.1
platinum: 105 <-- :twisted:
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Postby smog7 » Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:56 am

Gary wrote:Like I said, quoting is easier than retyping stuff of general knowledge that has been discussed over and over. All I did was typing "choosing spark plug platinum copper iridium" in the Google. :shrug:


then why not instead of having a new member forum, just have a search forum..? i mean since the same questions are asked over and over
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Postby Gary » Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:06 am

No search forum, but we do have search button and very useful thing called "Google".
I wouldn't called someone with 200+ posts a new member and being treated like a new member.
And I did answer your question, didn't I?

And if you don't like it, that's fine. I'll try not to next time.
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Postby smog7 » Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:11 am

hmmm. so if i have around 50million post then i can be considered a car/tunning genius? anyway, im not trying to argue, im just trying to get some basic info on what to look for when i need new spark plugs, sorry if im comming off as an ass but i just really dont like it when people direct you to links or tell you to do a search.... but thanks for the info that you provided.
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Postby Gary » Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:30 am

But that happens when you ask the question that its answer is just a few clicks away. You can't expect people to retype that info for you over and over. Answering with a link is probably be the best way to give you a hint that it has been discussed. It also keeps everything in one thread for future reference when the link leads to the main discussion. If you've been here for a while, you probably notice that I rarely answer someone with a sentence like "Do a search"

I don't consider anyone a car/tuning genius by his/her thread count. But thread count indicates how much time someone has spent on the forum. That includes being familiar with search function.
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Postby smog7 » Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:05 am

yeah. i sometimes get thread happy and ask questions that i can find out by just searching...
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Postby suprakid95 » Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:11 am

i think all gary is saying there is no harm in doing a quick search before you post your questions. I mean this isent really somthing to get worked up about.
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Postby maxaud » Fri Dec 15, 2006 3:34 am

google is my friend. I like it very much.
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Postby theUNYTEDone » Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:54 am

alltrac7 wrote:yeah. i sometimes get thread happy and ask questions that i can find out by just searching...


well, have you not read how much we bag on people that do that?

and to shed some proof on posts:knowledge ratio....just look at my total posts. i'm STiLL an idiot for the most part. :P
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Postby suprakid95 » Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:02 am

theUNYTEDone wrote:
well, have you not read how much we bag on people that do that?

and to shed some proof on posts:knowledge ratio....just look at my total posts. i'm STiLL an idiot for the most part. :P



agreed. :P just joking. but post count has nothing to do with searching before you ask a question.
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Postby theUNYTEDone » Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:03 am

least i dont have to size down!!!!
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