<VV> Platinum tip spark plugs
Corvair at fnader.com
Fri Oct 14 23:32:16 EDT 2005
On Fri, 14 Oct 2005 19:38:26 -0400, Clark Hartzel wrote:
>Platinum plugs are used by all the auto companies because they last forever.
>My 1998 Chevy pickup has 97,000 miles on it and still has the original
>plugs. Are they necessary in a Corvair?
>Unlikely! The most powerful Corvair engine on the planet, Terry Glasscock's
>sand dragster, runs 9,000 RPM with 20 pounds boost and alot of nitrous oxide
>and he uses conventional tip NGK spark plugs. He changes them about once a
>season. Of course, the engine only runs full throttle for 3 seconds.
But these are NOT the same "platinum plugs" you buy from Bosch for $4 each...
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