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Old 06-08-2005, 12:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

I have a 71 Torino, 351c-2v, 60 over witha c-6. What plug gap should I use? I have 2v heads, 4 barrel intake and carb
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Old 06-08-2005, 12:59 AM   #2 (permalink)
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

stock should be .035
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

Yeah stock is 30 to 35 thou.

But how much gap you can run is totally dependent on the whole ignition system, the better/stronger the ignition system the bigger the gap. To the point where the holden commodore with the (chev) 5.7 has a coil per plug and spark plug gap of 1.4mm...thats pretty big.
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

What type of ignition system you running. Points=.035" electronic= .045..055" depending on what it is.
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

I am using the petronix instead of points, with a MSD coil, no box yet
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71 Torino, 351c-2v, .60 over spark plug gap

I'd go with a .045" gap and see how see runs. Bigger spark that way.
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