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Discussion in 'General' started by njbiker20088, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. njbiker20088

    njbiker20088 Active Member

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    Is this bs or not
     
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    Here's a test done by someone.
     
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    Somebody tried them on the Dog? C´mon, it should be interesting to know from first hand.

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    Thought they were going to darken the room :), what plugs were the OE plugs? My .02 Snakeoil
     
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    We're certainly going to buy a set and test them to see.
    Just wish we had a damn Dyno to do true constructive testing.
    If you could show that type pf gain then the price of them, really high, would be worth it.
    Anyone out there feeling generous after winning the lottery.....lol.
    But then theirs nothing quite like real world testing for a street motor.

    Champions, which are what S&S recommends.
    While expensive we run E3s in all our customer's rides locally.
    I also use them in all my equipment and vehicles.
    The biggest advantage we receive in our shop, beyond customer's noticing an easier start and smoother idle, is anytime a customer comes in with a poorly tuned ride, that's missing etc, we throw a set of E3s in the motor before the test ride so we know for a fact we won't foul one or worse two plugs while we're out. For some reason E3s do not foul. I've had lawn equipment that I stupidly forgot to run the fuel out of after use and left for a couple of months then tried to start with E3s and they never foul. Can't say that with standard plugs in the equipment. The equipment rarely starts because of the bad fuel but the plug never fouls either. I imagine you could make E3s foul but I suspect it would have to be so extreme that the motor won't start or stay running. I'm not interested enough in knowing that limit to ruin a set....lol.
     
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    For those interested the Pulstar # for the 117 is HE1H10. Tried looking it up on line but nothing came up so I called Pulstar.
    We'll have two in the shop in a couple of days and we'll let everyone know the results.
     
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    I can already tell everyone, just from general searches and reviews, that I do not expect much from these plugs.
    The lowest price I could find is $14.95, dramatically higher then E3s on average and much lower reviews than E3s receive.
    We'll have them in a couple of days though and will post back here after testing.
     
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    I'll second the opinion on E3 spark plaugs.
    I was fouling champions at one point in less then 300 miles and the bike dying (o2 sensor issue). Put E3's in, fouling stop and bike ran, changed the O2 sensors and never looked back.
     
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    I have to ask what are E3 plugs?
     
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    On the E3 plugs what is the number for them. I am interested in trying to see what happens.
     
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    E3 is one of the companies that make an advanced spark plug. https://e3sparkplugs.com/diamondfire-electrode/

    Others like the Bosch fusion do similar things to try and get a better spark.

    I can only attest that for me and my K-9, they have worked exceptionally well, and made the bike ridable when it wasn't (due to fouling).
     
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    e3.36 is for the 117" (ie a autolite 4164/ Champion RA8HC replacement). https://e3sparkplugs.com/parts/?part=E3.36&cr=1

    O'reilly and Advanced Auto etc carry these -- look where small engine spark plugs are usually to find them. They run around $6-7
     
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    Thanks mine's the 107, so I'll pull my RN12YC and see what they match up with.
     
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    The site has a lookup tool and even knows about Big Dogs as a brand!
     
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    I have always run Champion in my 107 never had any problems. Might try the E3's ? Can you post the number if you find it? 2004 / 107
     
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