cold spark plug

cold spark plug

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • cold plug — A spark plug which has a short insulator nose which absorbs less heat and dissipates heat quickly. A colder plug is used in a hot engine while a hot plug is used in a cold engine. Thus if the plugs are fouling too much, try a hotter plug. If the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • hot plug — A spark plug which has a long insulator nose which absorbs more heat and dissipates heat slowly. A colder plug is used in a hot engine while a hot plug is used in a cold engine. Thus if the plugs are fouling too much, try a hotter plug. If the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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