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Re: New Bosch plugs
Todd Young <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ken Keith wrote:
> > Todd Young <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > I remember putting a set of Bosch platinum plugs <snip>
> > > The center electrodes on the platinum plugs were burned down into
> > > the insulator, <snip>
> > Do you remember what they looked like new? Back when I was in my "Bosch
> > Platinum Stage", I remember noticing that the electrode did not protrude
> > beyond the insulation at all.
> Key words "burned down into".
Ah so! That's pretty worn out! I don't think conventional plugs would
have fared so well.
The spark was probably travelling along carbon traces up the hole to the
gap. A regular plug would have a larger air gap from the same type of
wear, IMO. (mandatory shrug of ignorance)