Ngk Cr8eix?


5 replies to this topic
  • buffallodan

Posted April 21, 2006 - 05:21 AM

#1

Got the plug to put in myTE-610 but the gap is .029 and the manual suggests .022; can I reduce the gap on the iridium plug? Or do I just put it in as is? Don't want to mess up engine obviously, total nube here...TIA Dan

  • CRFThumper

Posted April 21, 2006 - 05:25 AM

#2

You can gap it or i would just put it in!

  • zrxchris

Posted April 21, 2006 - 05:40 AM

#3

didn't gap mine.......just had to pull the cap of another sparkplug, guess the CR8EIK does not come with one stock

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  • buffallodan

Posted April 21, 2006 - 05:46 AM

#4

What kind of cap? Can I just by another plug that has one as they are universal?
The parts manual doesn't show a cap on plug...
Sry for stupid questions, I understand what you mean by cap now :thumbsup:

  • lairpost

Posted April 21, 2006 - 07:03 AM

#5

It is recommended that you not re-gap the Iridium plugs, both NGK and Bosch say this...the reasoning is that the much lower arc voltage required (because of the tiny center electrode) you can run a larger gap and therefore have a broader/longer spark for better fuel ignition.

If you do choose to gap it, be very careful, do not touch the center tip...it's extremely hard and will chip/break if your gapping tool contacts it.

  • buffallodan

Posted April 21, 2006 - 07:26 AM

#6

http://www.ngksparkp...1200&country=US
Frequently Asked Questions

Both Bosch and NGK show illustrations on how to close gap by tapping on hard surface(carefully) and point out that greater care is required to open gap in particular ensuring you don't damage or contact electrode...Thanks for everyones responses, Dan





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