If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Wed Apr 26, 2017 3:58 pm

D366Y wrote:I usually just push it against any hard surface... bricks, radiator covers, the window sill... :lol:

I just use my six-pack...... :lol:
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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby andyd » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:06 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
D366Y wrote:I usually just push it against any hard surface... bricks, radiator covers, the window sill... :lol:

I just use my six-pack...... :lol:

Not before tea..... Please :doh: https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/z/six-pack-8434014.jpg

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby pbar » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:15 am

Arya2.0S wrote:I'll try to remember to do this next time. Didn't know it was a simple case of bending them, thats kinda funny actually.


Every set I've bought have been set correctly out of the box. It's always worth a check though.

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Escdave » Mon May 01, 2017 11:20 am

Hi I'm new to the forum and had to post to this as I have a high comp pinto in my escort with 45s and have had nothing but problems as soon as I fitted these plugs looked ok gaps ok but when run nothing but misfiring at idle and low revs swapped out ignition system gave up in the end and fitted old ngk,s back to life as normal. On inspection of plugs electrode porcelain cracked at base wouldn't buy these again. Again bought from ebay because they looked interesting and I thought I'd gain a better spark. You live and learn . David

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Stish704 » Mon May 01, 2017 12:28 pm

Mmm, whatever happened to Splitfire spark plugs? These were the goto ones back in the day.

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon May 01, 2017 2:35 pm

Stish704 wrote:Mmm, whatever happened to Splitfire spark plugs? These were the goto ones back in the day.

Hi,
I remember those. I don't remember them making any difference at all though, despite all the advertising hype.....

Andrew.
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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Major_Tom » Mon May 01, 2017 8:34 pm

nigecapri wrote:Stick your thumbnail in the gap between the electrodes, if it's a slack fit then gently bend the top electrode down a bit until it's a tight fit. If you have girly thumbnails then use a feeler gauge. Are we allowed to say feeler...


I went out with a girl, but I broke it off because she wouln't let me feeler.
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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Tue May 02, 2017 12:36 pm

Major_Tom wrote:I went out with a girl, but I broke it off because she wouln't let me feeler.


:lol: Maybe there was just no 'spark' between you Tom :)
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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Major_Tom » Tue May 02, 2017 1:07 pm

:lol:

It was that.. and the "high tension" I felt when I wondered what outrageous thing she'd do next..
My car isn't stupid.... it's MENTAL.

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Stish704 » Tue May 02, 2017 6:31 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Stish704 wrote:Mmm, whatever happened to Splitfire spark plugs? These were the goto ones back in the day.

Hi,
I remember those. I don't remember them making any difference at all though, despite all the advertising hype.....

Andrew.


Nor I. Looked cool though but didn't really do much.

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed May 03, 2017 11:44 am

Escdave wrote:On inspection of plugs electrode porcelain cracked at base wouldn't buy these again

Cheers for the confirmation. Weekend Escort sounds nice, any pictures ?
Major_Tom wrote:.. and the "high tension" I felt when I wondered what outrageous thing she'd do next..

She sounds nice, any pictures ? :D

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Re: If you are thinking of buying Accuspark triple ground plugs....DONT!

Postby Not_Anumber » Wed May 03, 2017 3:41 pm

Just be careful of the coil


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