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    Thread: GM 3800: Spark plug gap and Torque setting?

    1. 12-07-2004 06:17 PM #1
      Swapping out the plugs on my old man's Park Ave. w. the 3800. Anyone know offhand the recommended gap and torque settings?

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      12-07-2004 06:59 PM #2
      On my Touring sedan (has 3800 series 1), the spark plug gap is .060 in. No idea about the torque though.

    3. 12-07-2004 07:04 PM #3
      German torque specs = goodntight

      Should be 11 Ft Lbs.
      Gap .060

    4. 12-07-2004 07:05 PM #4
      thank you gentlemen

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      12-07-2004 07:22 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by Fish89 »
      German torque specs = goodntight

      Should be 11 Ft Lbs.
      Gap .060

      Well that's good to know. I'll have to keep that number in mind.

      What year is your dads Park Avenue? My Olds is a 1990. LONG LIVE THE H BODY!


    6. 12-07-2004 07:27 PM #6
      '99
      I gets banned if I do, gets banned if I don't
      So sometimes I will and sometimes I won't

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      12-07-2004 07:31 PM #7
      Quote, originally posted by Hawkmoon »
      '99

      Wasn't that the last year for them?

      I see he has the Series 2. 35 more hp than I have.


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