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Get rid of them.. they do not mix.. wait till i post pics of close up shots of them.. the cerimac crackd and melted them.. They were damn aweful.. i almost fell out of my chair when we changed them at the dyno shop... incrediable i tell you.. it was like a torch just melt them away... i went to ngk tr6's, gapped 40.. .35 is ok also... any bigger gap the SC will blow out the sparl before the SC does its job.. thats anothr reason i had so much trouble.. i knew i was losing power, could tell quite often all 8 was not fillin right,, nw i know..
Close ups of the plat plugs will come soon.. i will try to post close up pics of 5 of them tomorrow... yes 5 were dirt bad, 2 were really bad.. looked like they were thrown into a steel mill melting pot.. lol trust me..

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TR-6's iridium? I think they are a little more. For the kind of power your going to be making iridium is the stuff!

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The master tune friend of mine, that used my EFI lIVE tool to tune with talked me out of using tr55's, and go with tr6's.. even though my pistons are ceramic coated and could take more heat that the tr55's put out, why need them? the maggie mixed with the tr6's is plenty, but becareful using maggie plus tr55's if you have no pisting coating.. trustme.. if you would have seen my plugs, you would understand... even the platinum on them looked warpished..they were all fubar.. so sonce i changed over to tr6's im happy, they run great, all seems to be burning even, and the pickup, the launch of the car is just awesome since the change... i just wasnt going to argue with this guy, he knows his stuff, been tuning GM's for 30 years.. so i listened to him.. but if you guys want to use tr55's, hey im not going to tell no.. its your cars... im just being safe.. i have megabucks in this ride, too soon to screw it now. esp since it is running awesome, the best it has ever ran..

hey LAwfive, remember the lasttime you drove my V? brother, omg.. it is twice as fast, twice as smoothe now.. i wish you were closer to chk it out.

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Blitzer,
Lay down some pic's. I pulled a couple of mine to check, you got me scared :suspense: 'cause I'm going to the track in the am. Nothing out of the ordinary, ceramic had a little pink hue, I'm assuming gas additive..
 

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Blitz!!!

We don't doubt your seat of the pants or what you say, we just want to drool over the dyno graphs... got any updates for us?! :devil:
 

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The master tune friend of mine, that used my EFI lIVE tool to tune with talked me out of using tr55's, and go with tr6's.. even though my pistons are ceramic coated and could take more heat that the tr55's put out, why need them? the maggie mixed with the tr6's is plenty, but becareful using maggie plus tr55's if you have no pisting coating.. trustme.. if you would have seen my plugs, you would understand... even the platinum on them looked warpished..they were all fubar.. so sonce i changed over to tr6's im happy, they run great, all seems to be burning even, and the pickup, the launch of the car is just awesome since the change... i just wasnt going to argue with this guy, he knows his stuff, been tuning GM's for 30 years.. so i listened to him.. but if you guys want to use tr55's, hey im not going to tell no.. its your cars... im just being safe.. i have megabucks in this ride, too soon to screw it now. esp since it is running awesome, the best it has ever ran..

hey LAwfive, remember the lasttime you drove my V? brother, omg.. it is twice as fast, twice as smoothe now.. i wish you were closer to chk it out.

later blitzer
The TR-6 is a colder plug than a Tr55. If you have an over the top motor then colder is the way to go. Also depends where you are. For a blower car mild tune 500ish HP the TR-55 is fine especially in the Fall & winter. JMO I have used them for almost 10 years, never an issue. This is one plug where you can feel the difference as opposed to the platinums.
 

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Damn,now I gotta check mine.You guys make me paranoid,I'm running the stock plugs with my maggie.Oh well I need a project tomorrow.
 

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yeah it is worth the check guys, you know me by now im not going to bs you.. my worst was cylinders 7, 2, 3 and 6 the others where just pretty worn and could tell the heat damage.. they are hell to get too, at least for me because i have such big hands.. but i used a flex swivel, 5/8th deepwell, make sure you have your magnet handy..lol truust me..lmao.. my knuckles are still sore..

Lastss s correct on the tr55, but i just felt safe going to the tr6's, esp if i add my nitrous kit later... i do not want any predet going on due to too much extreme heat.. actually if you look at the ngk line up on hottest plugs to coldest, there is not too drastic of a heat difference.. there is some, but not too much.. when i lokked into the book, the tr55 then after that in order was the tr6.. but dont foget guys I MI MY FUEL 60/40 101/93 or 103/93 on the octane.. so there is basically different reasons to use hotter or colder plugs. if you have a maggie, watch the gap.. not too big or you will have problems.. the tr6 with maggie gapped at .40 is perfect so far... you seen my best track time, and it surprised me...


ok about dyno reports i have them.. i will post all soon guys i promise.. my wife is in her last month to have our first child, she has been sick with flu, i caought it as well.. i was running 101.9 fever when i ran at track.. so i am on antibiotics trying to get over this, just about there.. so give me a day or two and i will lay out all details...
also i have dyno report before the sprk plug change vs the new plug with new dyno run.. you will see big damn difference not only in torque, but not major, but big difference in air/fuel ratio with a timing advance of almost 25... big damn difference..


later blitzer
 
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