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Old 06-28-2002, 10:53 PM
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Spark Plug Gap

Anyone know the spark plug gap for Bosch copper plugs in an 87 560 SL? I've been told .032 or .035, but would like to know the factory-recommended gap.

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Old 06-28-2002, 11:01 PM
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.032" is what is recommended.
Torque to 28nm when installing.
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Old 06-28-2002, 11:12 PM
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Spark Plug Gap

Thanks, Gilly. I knew I could depend on the forum for quick response.
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1987 560SL: 122,000 miles, used to run poorly, now (thanks to forum), runs great!
1997 GMC Jimmy: Turned out to be a turkey.
1989 T-Bird Super Coupe: 150,000 miles, still runs great. Ford got it right.
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Old 06-28-2002, 11:28 PM
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Or .8mm, Max ;-)
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