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Old 10-02-2013, 10:45 PM   #649 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by picasso1387 View Post
I work for an American spark plug company as a materials engineer. So I work with a lot of car guys, but I'm really just a materials geek. But I'm trying to learn.
Nice! Over on the Cruzetalk forum there's a few significant threads going about changing out the factory iridium/platinum plugs for traditional nickel steel tipped plugs (NGK V-Power in this case). Turns out, for some reason, the fancy materials plugs cause all kinds of issues with low RPM knock retard. If you wish to discuss I'd love to start a thread somewhere other than here to share some thoughts with an industry expert!
2012 Cruze Eco 6MT
If it's slow, it might as well be efficient!

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