Lodge plug

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:59 pm

hi you have a problem with NGK plugs you mite need a hotter plug you can be running to rich or burning oil if i have a problem that i ring NGK and get their advice on what ones to use and they have not let me down yet i have used all makes of plugs in my workshops in my lifetime and NGK comes out tops with me and my racing team :!:

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby pappleton » Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:26 am

I switched to NGK's many years ago, with no regrets. I used to run a service station in the U.S. the amount of dud Champion plugs was quiet significant. I attended many rallies both here and abroad, clocking up mileages approaching Mr Carters. I found that the electrodes on Champion plugs just plain wore out, no such problem with NGK
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Re: Lodge plug

Postby EricBorg » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:14 pm

Evening all,

I’ve come across these two Lodge SINTOX C14 plugs, the mate who gave them to me said he took them out of a WW2 outboard motor. Still has some of its war time green paint.
Had a quick comparison next to the NGK B6HS that’s on my bike and they are the same length and size.
So I just had to try it and what do you know, it fired right away, seemed to work well with it but I turned it off straight away as I know it’s not correct, when I made a cross reference from the Lodge C14 to an NGK, the equivalent is NGK B5HS.

Would this plug be too hot/cold for the WNG??
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Re: Lodge plug

Postby nevhunter » Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:27 pm

The bit you have to be concerned about is the length and thickness of the insulator in the combustion chamber. If it's long and thin it is a HOT plug only used in some (older) two strokes. An OHV Ariel needs middle to cold depending on how you ride. (Revs and load). A too hot plug can cause detonation, loss of power and engine damage.. Nev

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:47 pm

them plugs look like aircraft with 3 electrodes with high voltage ignition :!:

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:48 pm

them plugs look like aircraft with 3 electrodes with high voltage ignition to run them :!:

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby nevhunter » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:30 am

Multiple electrode plus were common at the time. They are generally considered to be of no practical advantage, and difficult to adjust the gap(s) Nev

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby Pete.Silson » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:09 am

They are generally considered to be of no practical advantage...

They are however easier to clean since the central electrode/insulator unscrews from the body.

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Re: Lodge plug

Postby JohnnyBeckett » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:46 pm

what i have found with multiple electrode plugs you can get a misfire and you get a weaker spark if you have not got a good mag or coils and Leeds and caps :!:


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