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RE: tune up kit

Would someone happen to know if the triple electrode plugs still actually
draw a single arc to the closest or easiest to arc to electrode or does it
actually produce multiple arcs?  (I guess I could test this myself.  I do
have a EE degree.  It should come in useful for something like this.)


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk [SMTP:quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk]
> Sent:	Wednesday, October 14, 1998 11:22 AM
> To:	BrowningD@tce.com
> Cc:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject:	RE: tune up kit
> In message <6BC8246D88E9D111974200805FA70112402B66@tceis2.indy.tce.com>
> "Browning David (TVCS)" writes:
> > Is there that much of advantage using the triple electrode plugs versus
> the
> > standard plugs?
> They last longer.
> IMO the only reason is that erosion is distributed across three
> electrodes rather than one.  It means that they are supposed to last
> three times as long, but of course you also get to drive three times
> as far on crappy plugs when they _do_ reach end of life.
> Also IMO - I suspect single electrode plugs changed more frequently are
> a better option for the caring home mechanic - who probably has the
> plugs out half a dozen times or so during their lifetime.
> --
>  Phil Payne
>  Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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