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Unread 09-18-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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This is my odd cylinders. From right to left. What does the greenish color mean? My even cylinders are like that too. Thanks in advance.

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Unread 09-18-2013, 03:26 PM   #2
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Have you use any fuel additives?
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Unread 09-18-2013, 03:34 PM   #3
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It's probably the cheesy chrome plating that E3 uses on their ground straps burning off.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 03:36 PM   #4
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^^^ Both of these were my first thoughts.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 03:50 PM   #5
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I don't use any additives. And they have been in there a long time. Almost 2 years.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 04:53 PM   #6
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They're heavily oxidized. It's not too uncommon.
Next time though I'd switch out those E3s for copper plugs.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 05:05 PM   #7
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i always use platinum denso plugs they cost 2.25 each at adcanced but they are pre gapped at .40 when the v8 calls for .35

also i have hated the e3 since the start they work horribly on my race bikes and every turbo car i had they dident do well
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Unread 09-18-2013, 05:15 PM   #8
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i always use platinum denso plugs they cost 2.25 each at adcanced but they are pre gapped at .40 when the v8 calls for .35

also i have hated the e3 since the start they work horribly on my race bikes and every turbo car i had they dident do well
Should that be .035?
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Unread 09-18-2013, 05:19 PM   #9
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(it says catalyst info and is black whit white lettering)yes in the shop manual and the placard on the radiator frame says plugs need to run at 0.035

yah sorry about that pressed the zero and it dident click lol
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Unread 09-18-2013, 05:48 PM   #10
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Those e3 did goods to me but I swapped then out with autolight platinums. I have 8mm wires and my msd ignition is in the mail.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 07:40 PM   #11
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Looks a little lean to me... How many miles on them?
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Unread 09-18-2013, 07:55 PM   #12
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Looks a little lean to me... How many miles on them?
Probably 15. I put them in about two years ago.
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