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reading spark plugs

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by eg6sir, Jun 19, 2012.

  1. eg6sir

    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    OK.. I was just checking out the plugs on the teg, but realized I don't really know how to read them... how do they look?

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    Look perfect to me. No oil, no excessive white on the tips.
     
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    :concur: look good to me
     
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    So.. according to the chart.. mine look like the "best" one.. right?
     
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    *shrug*

    Figure anywhere in the green is fine...If i don't see anything nasty (super lean, carbon or oil) i just leave them alone.
     
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    Reason I had them out was because the teg overheated and cracked the radiator because off bad thermostat... car sat in the garage for a week and collected dust... so I gave the bay a bath ..Jen called me saying her car was making some weird noises .. when she pulled up I could tell there was a little water that got in there... so I pulled the plugs to dry it out..
     
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    That hint of pink on the pluggs means everything is running A OK.
     
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    Put some anti-sieze on them threads.
     
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