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Which Plug Gap ?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by danst6, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Apr 4, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    danst6

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    Getting ready to change plugs on a 2001 2.4. Am going to use NGK's-have not yet decided between the G or V power series. My question is this-while all my specs indicate a gap of .044, NGK's website says .032 on all model plugs available for this truck. This seems way to close to me, but that's what they're saying. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Apr 4, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    i would set the gap at .040.......................032 is way too close.
     
  3. Apr 4, 2009 at 1:30 PM
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    Also, the V6 uses dual electrode plugs too.
     
  4. Apr 4, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    For your engine, The FSM shows a required gap of .043 on the 2.4.
     
  5. Apr 4, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    I'll ask and maybe it'll answer that question some won't ask. Do you gap up to the edge of the plug to .040 or whatever or do you center the electrode on the gapper.

    Wish I could draw...

    l l<--gap here?, on the edge of the electrode?

    l l
    <---gap here, in the center of the electrode?
     
  6. Apr 4, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Does this help?

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Apr 4, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    chris4x4

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    It moved when I took the pic, but the plug is gapped at .040
     
  8. Apr 5, 2009 at 4:09 AM
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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    Saves me from going to the Gap....they probably wouldn't know either.....

    Thanks for coming through once again Chris.
     
  9. Apr 5, 2009 at 6:01 AM
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    chris4x4

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    but they could probably set you up with some jeans. :D

    Glad to help.
     
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