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spark plug gap for VS commodore

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Friends got a VS commodore, gas was not factory with it but it was put on by the person who owned it before him, were wondering weather we should sure regular gap specification for the car or use the gas specification i think its like 0.2 mm difference or something.

Before we go out and buy some to replace the old one he has thought we'd check, his been having strange rattling issues when his running on petrol and when on gas no issues at all - happened ever since his radiator got changed atm were looking towards changing spark plugs since they havent been changed in awhile anyway.
 

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The book says 1.5mm for petrol - some gas fitters use 1.1mm when on gas as it's harder for the spark to jump the gap when on gas so they use the smaller gap.
 

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and or 1.0mm for turbo or supercharged
 

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even 1.3 is small enough for turbo you want to run the biggest gap you can get away with.i run all vs LPG's on stock 1.5 no issues at all
 

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well... we put in bpr7efs-15 turned the ignition and everything seems good, fixed the issue he had on petrol where the car would act like it was missfiring the gap that the old spark plugs had looked like over 2mm and had some traces of rust ... should he be concerned about it? his mechanic always said they were fine but i told him to change them anyway... since its been over 9 month and he drives 250km a day... mon-fri
 

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With a gap of 2mm I can understand why it missed on petrol. The rust is normal and is not rust but a deposit from some additive in the fuel....some engines have it whilst other don't.
Good you got it fixed.
 
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