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Old 01-24-2001, 12:03 PM
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I've been reading a lot of threads regarding spark plug gaps and have tried gapping my 1989 300E @.39. The only concern I have is making sure the gap is square to the electrode. I've seen a specialty tool for gapping but is it worth it? I use the recommended coppers but I'm not sure if they are square after gapping.Will a off center gap effect performance? Any Comments? Thank you, Josie's Dad
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Old 01-24-2001, 06:14 PM
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JD I do not think that you will be able to tell if it does.
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Old 01-24-2001, 08:39 PM
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Don't worry about this. As long as the gap gauge is the correct one, you will be fine.

I gap sometimes 50 or more plugs in a month, none if which are off center when done.
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Old 01-24-2001, 08:46 PM
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Thank you for your comments! Josie's Dad
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