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Old 09-23-2011, 11:53 PM   #1
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ZR1 Spark Plugs?

Anyone know if ZR1 spark plugs would be a good option for those of us running blowers? If not, why?
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Compared to... what? Spark plugs haven't changed much in the last 100 years. There are probably 30 different plugs you could put in, and be fine with
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You mean those awesome iridum spark plugs with 4 contact points ,and cost 40 bucks dont do anything for me? Dammit!
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The only ones that increase power are the 8 tip plugs.
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Anyone know if ZR1 spark plugs would be a good option for those of us running blowers? If not, why?
Yes they are a good Option for Higher HP Blower Apps and the only other plug I recommend besides the stock plugs.

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Yes they are a good Option for Higher HP Blower Apps and the only other plug I recommend besides the stock plugs.

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Thanks Ted!
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The NGK TR-6 has been a popular choice in the lsx community for years. Most use them on built NA motors and or moderate boost cars.
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The NGK TR-6 has been a popular choice in the lsx community for years. Most use them on built NA motors and or moderate boost cars.
I used the TR-6 plugs in my 2001 LS1. They worked great.

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I used the TR-6 plugs in my 2001 LS1. They worked great.

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TR-6 all the way! I've been running them in my turbo'ed - meth injected - a/a intercooled 2001 Silverado for years. They work great and are priced reasonably. I run 10.5 psi of boost, if anyone cares.
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TR-6 all the way! I've been running them in my turbo'ed - meth injected - a/a intercooled 2001 Silverado for years. They work great and are priced reasonably. I run 10.5 psi of boost, if anyone cares.
Just gotta gap them a little tighter.
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Sorry to all you TR-6 Fans, but There is NO Advantage to running a 2 dollar spark plug VS the Factory or ZR-1 Plugs.

You Can't Out Wit the GM Engineers that built this engine.

Driveability and fuel mileage degrades with TR-6 plugs I see it Regularly.

I have a Trash can full of TR-6 Plugs
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silly question

What gap on forced induction with the ZR1 plug?
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What gap on forced induction with the ZR1 plug?
OE AC delco gap is 40 on iridiums. I have a KB and I don't like checking/changing plugs.
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What gap on forced induction with the ZR1 plug?
We run stock gap all the way to 18 PSI boost.

Can't do that with a $2.00 plug
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