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Spark plug gap
Posted by: Gigharborvair ()
Date: June 11, 2019 01:13PM

What is the correct gap for 140 hp 4 speed Rampy with electronic ignition?

Bob Sullivan
Cheyenne, WY
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Re: Spark plug gap
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: June 11, 2019 01:33PM

Depends on the electronic ignition.
If you have a Pertronix 1 just use the stock gap.
The more powerful the ignition the wider you can run the gap.

Joel
Northlake, TX
4 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: Spark plug gap
Posted by: cnicol ()
Date: June 11, 2019 01:37PM

I'd stick with the stock gap, .030". That's what I use on my 140 Rampy with electronic ignition.

Craig N. Coeur d'Alene ID.
66 Black Monza 4dr, 4.2L V8 49k
61 Seamist Jade Rampside 140 PG
60 Monza coupe (sold, sniff sniff)
66 Sprint Corsa convt - First car! Re-purchased 43 years later
2+2 gnatsuM 5691

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Re: Spark plug gap
Posted by: Gigharborvair ()
Date: June 11, 2019 01:45PM

Thanks guys, it has turned into a hard starter so I thought I’d try new plugs. It hasn’t been ran a lot and I want to take it to a 50 yr HS reunion next month. Appreciate the info. By the way Craig, I turned down $27,500 at auction last year...I had a reserve of $32,000. You did nice work!

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