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Old 08-12-2004, 12:06 PM   #21
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BTW, this is the truck I'm talking about (my baby)....

1998 Ram 1500, Club Cab Shortbox 4x4, 360 Auto, 37K Miles, 3.92 gears, LSD, Intense Blue, Remote Starter, Alpine CDA-D852, Powerdyne Supercharger, MSD-6BTM, Jacobs Plug Wires, Sidegapped Plugs, 180 Thermostat, Mesa Headers, DynoMax Cat-Back, K & N Air Filter, Edelbrock Performer IAS Shocks, Michelin LTX A/T Tires, Skylite Spoiler Sunroof, Rhino-Liner bedliner, CoverCraft Tonneau cover, Hellwig Rear Load Pro Helper Springs, Hellwig Sport Tech Rear Anti-Sway Bar, Mopar Step Tubes
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go ahead call me a dummy, i put this post in a 2 year old thread ! ! ! !


sidegapping plugs has been around for over 40 years that i know of. my older brother did it to his drag car plugs in the early 60'* and i sidegap my plugs when i got my drag car in 1971(1966 Chevy Malibu). if you want or like to change plugs this is the thing to do, it EATS the ground and center electrode up in no time on a standard plug. i think i got 3 or 4 meets on a set of plugs. that is 6 to 8 passes for each meet unless i got out early, this is or was a drag car only, no street miles. i would also file and regap the plugs after the 2nd meet. now i just get the Iridium plugs put them in and forget about them for 100,000 miles(i still pull 1 or 2 plugs every 30 to 40k). the last time at 75,000 miles i had to tap the ground electrode to close the gap a little, i gap my plugs at 0.055 .

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