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Old 08-24-2008, 08:56 AM
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Default spark plug + gap

hi guys, just wanted to know what are the recommended plugs for a 1995 850 gle (non turbro) and what is the correct spark plug gap (or is the gap already set?)..thanks
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:17 AM
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.030 thousands for the gap. If it was turbo and your were running high boost I would reccomend .025. Some come gapped and others don't.
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:25 AM
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thanks Tech...so .30 for non turbo..rigght? in terms of brands and part number? i thnk it's bosch?
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:30 AM
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I always use Bosch Platinum FR7PD plugs
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:42 AM
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Thanks....so what's the weather like where you are these days??? still nice over here...but fall will be coming soon...and then we go into the minus's....
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:47 AM
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The weather is finally nice here now that FAY is gone it dropped record rains here.
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:24 AM
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Wow...you're in florida right? i was wondering if you know of a site that might have a pic or wiring diagram of the spark plugs and where they go (firing sequence)? thanks
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:32 AM
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If the old cap is OEM use that it is all numbered.
Yes I am in Florida All the flooding is about 25 miles from me. We got lucky and it was just north of us. I am 5 miles from Disney.
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Old 08-24-2008, 02:49 PM
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cool...i'll check it out...ya my cousin in clearwater was telling me that there wasn't much activity in those parts....just some rain...are you anywhere close to the Orlando airport? my wife and i are gonna be down there for 10 days..we have a condo in St. Pete's...but we're flying in/out or Orlando...if you want we can meet up? let me know...just send me a PM with the info....it would be cool..
as for the plugs, i took one out to see...they are Bosch super Plus #: FR7DCX are these okay? The gap on these are way more than .30..there is alot of play....i couldn't find the ones you mentioned...they told me they are discontinued(it wasn't a Volvo dealership...more of a parts/hardware store) ...let me know thanks
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Old 08-24-2008, 05:00 PM
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Those plugs are fine. The FR7DP plugs we still use everyday and are not discontinued. But yes they will work fine.
When are you coming down this way?
Are you going from the airport to St pete using I-4? I am about 5 miles off of I-4 on 192. Maybe we can meet up when you get here.
It will all depend on what day and time you get here.
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