Spark plug gap

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itking
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Spark plug gap

Post by itking » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:33 am

Need to know the required spark plug gap for my son's Merkur Scorpio V6.
Ron
1989 Merkur XR4Ti - Magenta [My XR]
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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by Ed Lijewski » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:41 pm

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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by $KRILLA » Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:15 pm

FYI I have tried the "upgraded" plugs vs the regular autolite and felt no return . I like changing my plugs yearly so I go with the cheaper ones .

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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by brokencase » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:08 pm

I like the first generation BOSCH platinums. 4011 is the number for the Scorpio.
I don't like changing my plugs every year!

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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by swampcar » Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:00 pm

before you think of bosch again, look at the autolite spark plug training video, what an eye opener , bought my last bosch

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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by brokencase » Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:20 pm

Well I watched this...
https://www.youtube.com/embed/6yKl_XdOLuc

And it says platinum is a good thing. Longer life, etc..

The double platinum and iridiums are for DIS systems but the first generation platinums
are fine for distributor based vehicles like the Scorpio.

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Re: Spark plug gap

Post by itking » Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:03 am

Thanks for the help everyone.
Ron
1989 Merkur XR4Ti - Magenta [My XR]
1988 Merkur XR4Ti - Bunny [Wife's XR]
1988 Merkur XR4Ti - Raven [Daughter's XR]
1985 Merkur XR4Ti - Wombat [Youngest Son's XR]
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 5.9L - Betsy
2002 Buick Century Custom - Daily Driver
1968 Dodge Charger 383

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