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Old 05-22-2005, 10:16 PM   #41
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Here is a great spoof. Split-Fire Spark Plugs. They only show an improvement in performance because you are doing a tuneup. They have no advantage over any other spark plug on the market.
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Here is a great spoof. Split-Fire Spark Plugs. They only show an improvement in performance because you are doing a tuneup. They have no advantage over any other spark plug on the market.
Not necessarily true. The provide a more complete burn, but you'll see more of an improvement in emissions than in performance. NGK V-powers do the same thing, but in a way that the plugs out-last the splitfires.
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Not necessarily true. The provide a more complete burn, but you'll see more of an improvement in emissions than in performance. NGK V-powers do the same thing, but in a way that the plugs out-last the splitfires.
Keep in mind, electricity follows the path of least resistance. It will still provide the same burn as any other high quality plug. It is actually made next to and has the same components as an autolite spark plug. The only difference is the split end. Autolite engineers did a study on them when they first started making them and found no improvement over their standard plug with the normal end on it.
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It does folllow the shortest path, but it does alternate back and forth. NGK V-Power'* have been proven to give a SLIGHT improvement in burn rate efficiency, but I'll give you that I don't know that information with regards to Splitfires. Both plugs operate in 'oppositely similar' fashion.
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Regarding plugs, does anyone know if our ignition fires with opposite polarity from one side of the coil to the other? I suspect it does. I know my wifes Ranger with the same style ignition uses platinum on opposite electrodes on opposite sides of the engine. Strange but true.
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http://www.turbonator.com/ is always a riot
Can I use more than one in my vehicle?

Yes, in Fuel Injection/E.F.I. vehicles, up to three Turbonator'* have been installed by automotive enthusiasts that race their vehicles.

wtf? are you supposed to put 3 inline and its supposed to make ur air spin 3 times as fast?
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For the non-technical, I am posting this as a myth and throwing the flag.

For the technical, let the cow pies fly.

http://jettison-device.com/

The improvements their "independant" testing showed, tend to make me think the PCV system needed service in the first place.

If there is any doubt as to my opinion of this device, let me reiterate....
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wow got this off the magic gas magnet site...

Life Expectance of the Disc is at least 3 years. However, the manufacturer says, "It could last indefinately as long as the hologram is not damaged".

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wow got this off the magic gas magnet site...

Life Expectance of the Disc is at least 3 years. However, the manufacturer says, "It could last indefinately as long as the hologram is not damaged".

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dont you know? its fun to large words that you dont know the meaning of to sound smart
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HEI distributers on older pre 72 engines.
The points work just as good on the old engines.
HEI was need when they leaned out engines for emissions.
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