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engine skipping under load

Old 20-Feb-2006, 11:17 PM
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engine skipping under load

hi there, yesterday i changed my plugs in preparation for a drive clean... i used BOCSH platium...and now it's skipping under 3K rpm.

could i have over gaped the plugs? is this a common problem?
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Old 20-Feb-2006, 11:30 PM
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first problem....using BOSCH platinum.
Go buy some cheap NGK v-power. They're like $7 for a pack of two from crappy tire or part source.
What did you gap the plugs to?
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Old 21-Feb-2006, 08:31 AM
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1.1mm and i thought so as well....but for some reason in the canadian tire book they didn't have the NGK listed? but under the hood i saw an NGK number.
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thats just over .040" and fine. check all your plug wires are secured properly at the plug and at the distributor
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Old 21-Feb-2006, 04:45 PM
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i just swapped out the bosch platinum for NGK regular plugs and then dropped the $100 on new wires...it's MUCH better now.
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