Spark Plug


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  • Honda-Rider420

Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:21 PM

#1

This may be a stupid question but does anyone know what size the spark plug is?

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:40 PM

#2

its not a stupid question as my manual does not list the exact one..

I believe its a c8eb but I will find out hold on

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:42 PM

#3

sorry cr8e

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:43 PM

#4

how ever if its an 05-04 its just a cr8 plug

on my 07 i'm running a cr8eix plug thats the irridium one seems to idle a bit smoother.

  • chasemotox63

Posted 06 October 2009 - 06:48 PM

#5

my 06 manual also lists a cr9e as an option if the 8 is to hot.

  • Honda-Rider420

Posted 07 October 2009 - 09:55 AM

#6

i mean what size socket is it?

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 07 October 2009 - 11:21 AM

#7

It's standard 9-16ths maybe. Can't remeber

  • D-K

Posted 07 October 2009 - 11:37 AM

#8

I believe it´s a 16mm socket.

  • ForsheeMS

Posted 08 October 2009 - 08:22 AM

#9

It's a 5/8 socket

  • D-K

Posted 08 October 2009 - 09:02 AM

#10

Ok, to clear this up I went to NGK´s site and this is the spec for a CR8E:

C = 10mm thread and 16mm hex grip

R = Resistor

8 = heat range

E = thread reach 19mm

There you have it.

http://www.ngk.se/up...ckning sid2.pdf

A 5/8 socket works, but is not what it´s made for. But maybe it gets the job done. 0.625 inch = 15.875 millimeter

  • ForsheeMS

Posted 08 October 2009 - 09:14 AM

#11

That's funny. My NGK catalog says it's:

10mm thread
3/4" reach
5/8" hex

I guess if you're here in the states you would use a 5/8" socket. Countries in the metric system would use a 16mm socket.

  • D-K

Posted 08 October 2009 - 09:43 AM

#12

That's funny. My NGK catalog says it's:

10mm thread
3/4" reach
5/8" hex

I guess if you're here in the states you would use a 5/8" socket. Countries in the metric system would use a 16mm socket.


I don´t get it why you mix between inches and mm´s. You should switch to the metric system and skip the fractions:lol:

The reach and hex can be measured in inches, but the thread is metric, so it just gets confused, hehe.

  • ForsheeMS

Posted 08 October 2009 - 11:14 AM

#13

I don´t get it why you mix between inches and mm´s. You should switch to the metric system
and skip the fractions


We're Americans and feel the need to be a little bit different.:busted: All of my measuring tools (calipers, micrometers, dial indicators) measure in inches.

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 08 October 2009 - 03:35 PM

#14

Haha. I use only metric. Except for a sparkplug wrench.

I love metric when dealing on small scale. How ever when dealing with speed distance and height inches feet and miles is better.
Same thing with temprature farenheight kicks celsious ass
how ever if celcious was not based on water it would be fine.

Ohh and British thermo Units rock also. Haha

  • D-K

Posted 09 October 2009 - 12:01 AM

#15

Haha, what´s wrong with basing it on water´s properties?
That is a real and useful thing.

What is 0 degrees Fahrenheit based on?

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 09 October 2009 - 06:53 AM

#16

Because water is not a good base line IMHO

  • D-K

Posted 09 October 2009 - 11:07 AM

#17

Because water is not a good base line IMHO


You didn´t answer my Q?

Edit; haha, I read up on it on Wiki, and I still don´t get it. Now I know why you didn´t answer, there is no possible way of really knowing. Haha, you just use it. haha

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 09 October 2009 - 12:35 PM

#18

I do belive it's based on mercury and the height it rises.

My main complaint with celcious is actuly just does have enough space. 100 points is to small when comparing a vast amount of space between freezing and boiling. Maybe if it was 0 to 1000 or killecious would be a more apt mesurement then 100 but a

  • D-K

Posted 09 October 2009 - 01:09 PM

#19

wiki said it was based upon the coldest thing that could be artificially made at the time, 0 degrees F. And then the human bodys core temp.
Only problem they couldn´t measure the core temp exactly, and were off by 2.5 degrees. Haha...

And for the record, Celsius doesn´t stop at 100 degrees. Haha, it has no upper limit because it can be infinately hot.
For example, steel turns red at roughly 800 degrees C.

:bonk: :bonk:

  • Pr1malR8gw

Posted 09 October 2009 - 02:46 PM

#20

MI'M not saying it doesn't stop at 100. It's just to condenced.

I guess that would be fine when meauring heat in a scale used for metals.
How ever for human exsistance especialy when relating to weather and cooking there is not enough space.

Yeah your comback is. Well you can get beyond the decimal point. But it's to hard to understand. 32.008 vs 32.8

with farenheight 32 and 32.5 means minimal. How ever on the celcious scale it means a substantial diffeance.

I grew up with farenheight it's much easier to grasp.
I also grew up with inches and feet used in construction and I hate it. That's where metric rocks. How ever human height weight speed and traveling distance is easier in feet miles and miles per hour.

When working on mechincal stuff. Metric is better and I hate standard.

So that's my feelings. They won't change.





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