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Old 05-18-2008, 01:02 AM   #1
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I had some less than one week old Autolite Hto plugs removed that were fouled from octane boost. Is there a special way to clean them or are they trash?
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For the price, I don't think it'* worth it to monkey around with cleaning 'em.
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For the price, I don't think it'* worth it to monkey around with cleaning 'em.
They are pretty expensive over $100.00 when I got them from roush?
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$100 for SPARK PLUGS? WTF?!
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Soap and water clean up? polish them up with a bit of wax...that will shiine them up real nice.
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if their bad i've done a wire brush and breake clean for the lawn mower
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if their bad i've done a wire brush and breake clean for the lawn mower
X2, or carb cleaner. Or fuel injector cleaner. Soak 'em for an hour first.

$100 for plugs? What'* that, 50 horsepower? Plugs don't ADD power. That'* a ridiculous price to pay for a consumable item where a 2 dollar plug will give the same level of performance as far as your seat-of-the-pants-dyno is concerned.

Link us to the plugs.
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in shop class, if spark plugs ever got fouled, we'd cook the oil (or grime, or octane boost) off with a torch.
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100.00 spark plugs.lol............you got ripped off...........
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