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Old 02-27-2009, 12:47 AM
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Sigh Spark Plugs...

Alright so I just got a tune up, and they put in NGK's.
The mechanic tightened them all the way down.
I asked him if they needed to be gapped?
He said no, they already come pre-gapped.
Is this true?
And I already used the search function, but it really sucks.
If you dont believe me type in "spark plug gap" and see for yourself.
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if they are the NGK Iridium's they come ready to install pre gapped!
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Spark Plug Questions: Gapping
Proper Gapping

In most cases the factory set gap should conform to your vehicle specifications. However if it is necessary to widen the gap, do so with a tool that only pulls back on the ground electrode without touching the center electrode or the porcelain. To close the gap on a plug, gently tap the plug, electrode first on a hard surface.

What is proper spark plug gap for my motor?

If you use the application search and it shows the spark plugs for you motor, the gap setting for your motor will also be displayed (if it is available). If it is not displayed, then we don’t have that data. Please consult your owners’ manual or contact your dealer.

Do I need to Gap my plugs?

Maybe, but likely not. Many plugs are pre-gapped for their most popular applications, however, the gap can be altered if the plug is dropped or mishandled in packing/shipping. Therefore even if the plugs are supposedly preset for your motor, it is always wise to check the gap on each plug prior to installing. For information on how to adjust the gap see Proper Gapping.

It is not recommended you adjust the gap on multi-ground plugs.


See " Should I gap my Iridium Plugs? " for iridium gapping information.

What is the maximum I can open or close the gap?

NGK doesn't recommend adjusting the spark plug gap < or > .008". The reason for this is the ground electrode and center electrode won't line up properly, hindering spark plug performance.


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Why GOOGLE when I have 98BB6SH =)
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but anyway to answer your question most likely your plugs are already pre-gapped
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