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Old 04-07-2012, 02:04 PM   #11  
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I think worrying about the difference between .042 and .041--that's all of one-thousandth of an inch--is a huge waste of time.
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Old 04-09-2012, 07:47 PM   #12  
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When I worked at a Honda dealer, I myself never set a plug gap nor did I ever see anyone else set a plug gap. Hib is right, .001" is just not worth bothering over. I usually just take a quick look at the plugs making sure they weren't dropped and damaged and put them in.
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:07 PM   #13  
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I always have to check the gap (or I can't sleep).. But would never sweat over .001" diff..
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Old 04-09-2012, 11:42 PM   #14  
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I always have to check the gap (or I can't sleep).. But would never sweat over .001" diff..
X2, plus I always seem to get one plug with about a .05-.07 difference from the others.
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X2, plus I always seem to get one plug with about a .05-.07 difference from the others.
I thought that just happened to me...
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