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Old 10 Oct 2005, 10:00 am
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What's the best way to gap iridium plugs? I keep bending my gap tool trying to narrow the gap on my NGK's and I'm hesitant to use needle nose pliers. Any pointers?

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Old 10 Oct 2005, 07:46 pm
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Tap lightly with a small hammer or tap them on something solid, I usually tap them on the back of my vise. Remember tap "lightly"!!!
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Old 11 Oct 2005, 09:10 am
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I was about to resort to that but wanted to ask the pros first. Something about sparkplug vs. hammer just doesn't seem right. Not at $12.00 per plug!

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Remember I said "small" Hammer & " tap lightly".
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or stick them in a vise. use something like plastic to cover the vise jaws so the metal jaws don't touch the electrode
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