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Spark gap w/Accel Coil?

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#1 SubaRube


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Posted 29 August 2003 - 03:00 PM

If I get a SuperStock coil should I open up the gap a bit to .045-.050, or just leave it alone. Has anyone experimented with it?

#2 calebz


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Posted 29 August 2003 - 03:10 PM

I have mine gapped to .046. That seems to work well

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Posted 29 August 2003 - 03:11 PM

I've just stuck with the stock gap on my cars when using the accel coil. You should be able to open it up a little bit more, but originally, I was just trying for a more stable spark under high-boost conditions. On a N/A car, I'd say go ahead and crack it to .050", if you want.

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Posted 29 August 2003 - 03:18 PM

I have mine opened up to .050 and it seems to run better, the bigger the gap the more chance of a misfire, but the smaller the gap the weaker the spark, either way you go you trade one thing or another

#5 SubaRube


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Posted 29 August 2003 - 04:50 PM

Thanks for the responses. Anyone else?

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Posted 29 August 2003 - 05:56 PM

I run .050.

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Posted 30 August 2003 - 10:51 PM

Hi, I have done both. It really doesn't make a lick of difference that I can tell. The Accel makes it start in half a turn instead of a full turn and it does help when cold to open them up a little, but for the most part, you get a good spark either way, just my 2 cents worth, Bradd

#8 SubaRube


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Posted 30 August 2003 - 11:01 PM

Cool. Thanks for the info everyone!

And thanks for sticking to the subject. That seems to be a real problem around this forum.:D

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