a good reason to check your dist. cap



:blink: that was taken AFTER i cleaned out as much corrosion as possible from that one terminal. that biatch had been on my car for at least 3 years, and i have no idea when i started running on 3 cylinders! :eek:

i think i remember washing the engine a couple times without thoroughly covering the dist.. corrosion forms slowly, so i didnt notice any sudden difference in performance. always cover your dist. well before wetting your engine! ;)
 

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niicce. i rescently got my whole distributor replaced, and the dealership put in OE plugs, and charged me 6 bucks a plug, now is it me or is this a little whack?
 
Originally posted by 90 accord@Sep 29 2002, 03:52 AM
niicce. i rescently got my whole distributor replaced, and the dealership put in OE plugs, and charged me 6 bucks a plug, now is it me or is this a little whack?

damn, i only paid $2 a piece for my NGK copper V-series plugs. the platinums are like $6 each though.
 
Originally posted by slohnda@Sep 29 2002, 07:24 AM
almost $4 a plug for v-series from NAPA.. i just bought some yesterday

that sucks. i got mine from napa too. in fact, they are the only ones who carry NGK out here. something i found out after checking 4 places (pep boys, autozone, kragen, trak auto) maybe you should buy them off the net next time, cause ive seen them for 1.99 at some website which comes up if you type "www.ngk.com"..its not the NGK website, just an online store.
 
hmmm. maybe the kragen out here just sucks.

and, 90accord, the platinums are probly what they put in new hondas now, so $6 a plug would be about right. they will last you like twice as long as the copper plugs.
 
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