Spark plug Archives - Counterman Magazine
VIDEO: Spark Plug Mistakes And Recovery

What sets apart a professional technician from an amateur?

Use Anti-Seize On Spark Plugs? VIDEO

Anti-seize can alter the tightening torque up to 20%, increasing the risk of breakage. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Can You Replace Spark Plugs On A Hot Engine?

Installing a spark plug with the engine hot can change the torque specification. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Hot Or Cold Spark Plug Torque

We discuss how and when spark plugs should be installed. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: Inspecting Spark Plug Appearance

A spark plug can reveal short- and long-term problems if you know where to look. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

VIDEO: To Gap Or Not To Gap Spark Plugs

Find out what spark plugs need to be gapped and the tools required to get the job done. This video is sponsored by Autolite.

Igniting An Interest In Automotive Aftermarket Spark Plugs

With standard copper core spark plugs, the nickel alloy steel center electrode and plain steel ground electrode typically wear out in 40,000 to 60,000 miles of driving. With long-life platinum plugs, the lifespan is usually 100,000 miles. Iridium plugs are even better with many lasting up to 120,000 miles.

E3 Spark Plugs Improve Power and Increase Efficiency

DiamondFire technology, proprietary to E3 Spark Plugs, allows the flame-front to grow unimpeded toward the piston faster to create a more complete burn of the fuel/air mixture in the cylinder thus increasing power and reducing the amount of fuel/air mixture that is vented out through your exhaust. By simply replacing your existing plugs with premium