Anyone installing new spark plugs needs to be mindful of the right gap for successful ignition and optimal performance. This gap, or the proper distance between the center and ground electrodes, can be found in each vehicle’s service manual. One of the main reasons to take extra care in this area is that spark plug
One of the key factors for a shop’s success is its reputation for customer service. While you cannot change the way vehicles and parts are manufactured, you can offer confident recommendations to customers on which parts will work best for their needs. The use of Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engines has continued to grow across
Summer 2020 was a boom time for road trips. Many drivers were eager to hit the road, and according to the Expedia® 2020 Summer Travel Report published in July 2020, 85% of U.S. travelers reported that they would be likely to take a road trip. This road trip renaissance is slated to continue into spring
How much easier and simpler would life be if every problem had a one-size-fits-all solution? Unfortunately, that will never be the case since almost every conundrum must be mitigated via a solution that involves the precise implementation of a diverse set of actions that have to link seamlessly in order to optimize or improve the
Aftermarket parts manufacturers live to push the boundaries of performance.
Andrew Markel explains how iridium’s hardness and melting point makes it a perfect spark plug material and how laser welding made it possible to use it on spark plugs. Sponsored by Denso.
Behind every kind of technical innovation that drives the automotive world into the future is a wealth of science and engineering that makes such innovation possible. The emergence of precious metal spark plugs is no different.