Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?


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sfruechte
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Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?

Postby sfruechte » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:24 pm



Has anybody tried the new E3 spark plugs in a Gl1000? Do you recommend them?
Thanks.



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Fred Camper
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Re: Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?

Postby Fred Camper » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:35 pm

I have been told they are not a good choice, they block the spark and shroud localized fuel flow.

Randell Washington has a good write up here; http://www.randakks.com/TechTip10.htm

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Re: Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?

Postby sfruechte » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:59 pm

I do not see any reference to the E3's on Randakk's site. I was wondering specifically about the E3's.

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Re: Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?

Postby Fred Camper » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:33 pm

Sorry - I should have been more clear as Randakk's tech article is not about the brand of plugs but more about the type. Over at NGW Club there is a thread and the consensum is do not bother with multi prong plugs. Iridium is ok, but not E3.

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Re: Has anybody tried the E3 spark plugs?

Postby sfruechte » Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:38 pm

I am still wondering about the E-3's. I do not want to apply an assessment of a different plug to the E-3's. I specifically would like to hear from somebody who knows about the E-3's.
Thanks.




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