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Old 12-04-18, 10:26 AM   #11
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As someone on here used to have as their sig; "The correct plug is one which fits the hole and sparks"!

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Old 12-04-18, 11:14 AM   #12
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As someone on here used to have as their sig; "The correct plug is one which fits the hole and sparks"!

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That's my take on it as well. I ran for years on an old 'three prong' Lodge, then I had starting issues at a rally and a local 'mag man' came to assist. "How do you expect it to run on that ancient plug, I bet you don't use thirty + year old plugs in your Volvo" and that ended the Lodge's career as a fuel ignitor!! It's still resting in retirement in my parts box though.

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Old 12-04-18, 11:19 AM   #13
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I have a nice Lodge CV that Steve (Skankin Giant) kindly sent me for my 6 AP. That works well with a nice fat blue spark.

I have bought a number of old Bosch and Lodge plugs over the years, many I bought on eBay do not actually work, and are for decoration only.
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Old 12-04-18, 04:57 PM   #14
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I bet you don't use thirty + year old plugs in your Volvo"
A lot of my plugs are NEW old stock, so they are brand new, never used plugs and made better then most of the modern ones.
Why use period correct plus, then why go to a old engine rally and look at period correct motors, when you could just look under the bonnet of a volvo.
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Old 12-04-18, 05:26 PM   #15
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A lot of my plugs are NEW old stock, so they are brand new, never used plugs and made better then most of the modern ones.
Why use period correct plus, then why go to a old engine rally and look at period correct motors, when you could just look under the bonnet of a volvo.
So you only go to rallies to look at spark plugs
Still if that's what floats your boat

But I sort of agree about new old stock, I would buy a couple for my Maytag 92 if they were available (there not), but I won't pay over £100 for a couple of old ones that probably won't work anyway.

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Old 13-04-18, 09:17 AM   #16
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So you only go to rallies to look at spark plugs
Still if that's what floats your boat

But I sort of agree about new old stock, I would buy a couple for my Maytag 92 if they were available (there not), but I won't pay over £100 for a couple of old ones that probably won't work anyway.

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I just canít work out why Champion or Autolite/Motorcraft are not making Maytag Plugs, I guess not a big enough market.


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Old 13-04-18, 12:55 PM   #17
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I just canít work out why Champion or Autolite/Motorcraft are not making Maytag Plugs, I guess not a big enough market.


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The market is there, at least in the states.
Motor-craft make a short reach pipe thread plug, but Maytag's are long reach.

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I’ve got Motorcraft F11 (SP-465) if you need one but as you say, they are the same as a Champion 25 or Autolite 3095.


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