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Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! #273812 Sep 13, 7:49am Sep 13, 7:49am
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Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my!
Ok I've been planing to rewire my engin bay for a while now, But I Don't know to much about the different brands of plugs and Related items So I was wondering if anyone might be able to Give me a suggestion on the best High Performance:

Spark Plugs:?
Distributer Cap?

ECU:?


Thank's in advance to all who Own Celicas!!!!!!!


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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: Vengeance] #273813 Sep 13, 7:50am Sep 13, 7:50am
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we dont have plus wires in our first of all.. grin

Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: trog2233] #273814 Sep 13, 9:12am Sep 13, 9:12am
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Well there you go That help's out alot


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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: Vengeance] #273815 Sep 13, 11:48am Sep 13, 11:48am
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Toyota recommends the following Iridium spark plugs...
Iridium plug, 14mm, 5/8" hex, .044"gap

1ZZ-FE (2000+ Celica GT)
DENSO - SK16R11
NGK - IFR5-T11

2ZZ-FE (2000+ Celica GTS)
DENSO - SK20R11
NGK - IFR6-T11

...

Iridium is a precious metal that is 6 times harder and 8 times stronger than platinum, it has a 1,200=F higher melting point than platinum and conducts electricity better. This makes it possible to create the finest wire center electrode ever. Prior till now, spark plug manufacturers have favored platinum for their long life or Performance spark plugs due to its high melting point, also the technology did not exist to machine and bond iridium on a spark plug electrode(at least in a cost effective manner). Champion spark plugs had already made an iridium industrial application spark plug, but it still sells for over a hundred dollars per plug. Just now is the technology available to effectively use iridium in a spark plug for automotive applications. The strength, hardness and high melting point of iridium make it very well suited for a fine wire plug. The primary iridium plug manufacturers at this time are Denso with a 0.4mm center electrode and NGK with a 0.7mm center electrode. Both are the best Performance plugs on the market for traditional automotive use and many racing applications.
SIDENOTE: Thus far the tech's we have spoken with report no problems using iridium plugs with Nitrous.

Iridium Technical PDF...
http://www.sparkplugs.com/pdfs/iri.pdf

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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: isaac] #273816 Sep 13, 11:50am Sep 13, 11:50am
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And check out a Power FC for more control over your car's "brain" (ECU)
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1869910307_0_collapsed_5_365_1.html#1869910307


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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: isaac] #273817 Sep 13, 11:51am Sep 13, 11:51am
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...nevermind, you have a Celica GT


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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: isaac] #273818 Sep 13, 12:35pm Sep 13, 12:35pm
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^^^ confused tongue

Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: Virgilson] #273819 Sep 13, 3:00pm Sep 13, 3:00pm
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Anyone Tried the Split fire plugs?


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Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: Vengeance] #273820 Sep 13, 3:29pm Sep 13, 3:29pm
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Don't get anything but Denso or NGK plugs. Don't try to experiment with new plugs. Just get what has been proven to work.

Another note, why have you decided to re-wire your engine? What's wrong with the wiring it has?

We have a distributor-less ignition system. No distributor, no rotor, no spark plug wires.

Re: Plugs, cables, and distributers...oh my! [Re: Steven] #273821 Sep 13, 8:11pm Sep 13, 8:11pm
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You see I learn something new every day, I did not know this I thought All the Wiering was under the plastics in the engine. idunno


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