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Old 06-15-2005, 10:55 PM   #1
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When Nate and myself replaced the plugs in my car to prep for the pulley they were gapped at .60. Today I went to gap them at the proper .55. And what do ya know? They were already gapped @ .55?! The biggest gap was .57. Just because I felt my time was wasted gapped them to ~ .53-.54. 2 questions

1. Is there anything that coulda caused the gap to close a little?
2. Was it a bad idea to gap them down further to the .53-.54?
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You should be ok at that gap, and did you use the same gauge each time? Or did the same person do it?
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Nate (LakevilleSSEi) did them back in April. He gapped them with his plug gapper and said he was gapping them at .60. Yesterday I pulled the plugs to regap them to .55 and they were pretty much there. I used my own gapper that I bought yesterday. What happens if you gap them too small anyways?
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Nate (LakevilleSSEi) did them back in April. He gapped them with his plug gapper and said he was gapping them at .60. Yesterday I pulled the plugs to regap them to .55 and they were pretty much there. I used my own gapper that I bought yesterday. What happens if you gap them too small anyways?
Smaller spark and weaker flame for a lil less power. The bigger the spark, the bigger the flame, you just need the ignition system to shoot the spark
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So I kinda shot myself in the foot for gapping them at .53. I suppose since I won a modular pulley system I can get a 3.4" now. That 3.5" never seemed to give me a major gain.
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How much less power anyways?
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