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Old 10-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #51
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great write-up!!!! sub'd for future reference. thanks!
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:57 PM   #52
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there is way to many people tuning there own car here for this to be a post on H-T.
I have been tuning my car at the track. my sohc non vtec went [email protected] 1/8th on pump gas with out a dyno tune.i wanted to up the boost but it gets rich and i cant control the fuel. i dont see specs on the plugs but something is going on.
1) Agreed.

2) You have some roots about tuning others don't, And they need to read and
learn before that and by practice in the game they well tune the hell of it!

3) Use another Wide band O2 Sensor rather than the one your using right now,Read your wide band sensor manual for when you have to replace the sensor upon your usage, And first don't forget to check your full Down pipe's as well your car exhaust systems for any leak's because it will effect the wide band O2 Sensor reading, an let us now WATS up.

This might help i no you no it but others don't.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIzc...ure=plpp_video


Thanks for sharing ashb82 !

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great write-up!!!! sub'd for future reference. thanks!
Your Welcome!

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Old 10-27-2012, 10:22 AM   #53
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Seriously? where did you come from?... this is such a good "basics" write-up, it's helped me understand and diagnose more about my car than I could have ever imagined, one of the more useful threads I've ever come across... Thank you VERY much for taking the time to make it. Your work is appreciated

+1 to you sir.
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so what about the reading of a plug with watermeth setup ???look my plug 2000 km on it ...im confused vs the read of normal FI engine..
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:48 PM   #55
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Seriously? where did you come from?... this is such a good "basics" write-up, it's helped me understand and diagnose more about my car than I could have ever imagined, one of the more useful threads I've ever come across... Thank you VERY much for taking the time to make it. Your work is appreciated

+1 to you sir.
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Hope it dose help you guys.

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so what about the reading of a plug with watermeth setup ???look my plug 2000 km on it ...im confused vs the read of normal FI engine..
Here is a links it may help, never used water meth on my setups.

http://www.aquamist.co.uk/vbulletin/...ead.php?t=2078


http://www.evans-tuning.com/forums/v...php?f=3&t=5184

Read those and there is nothing to be confused of !

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Nice post, You share a such information about spark plug. You give the complete detail which i don't about spark plug. I know little bit. But thanks for sharing this information.
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:35 PM   #57
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Seriously can we sticky this already? I have read it multiple times, it has a plethora of good information in it.
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:57 AM   #59
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Could you please tell me what my plugs say?
This is a daily driver.






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Did you clean the plugs first and then do a WOT pull and shut the engine off and pull them?

If the plugs have any kind of normal driving miles on them and they weren't cleaned first then reading them is a bit useless.
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Why isnt this stickied?
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Why isnt this stickied?
I will sticky this for the mean time and see about adding it to the FAQ
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Hi guys! I have a question ! In the last image posted of a daily driven plugs, I see little spots almost everywhere. Isn't that a sign of detonation? Can someone post a spark plug with sign of detonation? not a melted one! Just a light one, in order to better understand how it looks like. I can only find pics of melted plugs...

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Hello My candles do not look good. The engine is b18c6 and the candles are denso ik22. Can someone tell me what could be the cause? Temperature?

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Hello My candles do not look good. The engine is b18c6 and the candles are denso ik22. Can someone tell me what could be the cause? Temperature?
It's running very rich and burning oil
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Thanks for spark plug information! Good post!

I'm trying to obtain good spark plug results, here is my last status
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