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Old 08-25-2020, 10:13 PM   #61
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Default Re: AutoLite 216's in Offy heads

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The advantage of 3/4" reach plugs is that you have the widest selection of brands, insulator types, heat ranges, plug application types, etc.. If you've found a 1/2" reach plug that you like, no real reason to go to all the effort to worry about 3/4" reach plugs - but you asked the question.
Great points. I have learned a bunch and have had a few calls from some folks. Thanks to all
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Old 08-25-2020, 11:24 PM   #62
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Default Re: AutoLite 216's in Offy heads

It shows the reason to fit a couple of plugs into head proir to fitting.
Easy to measure and set up with heads off. Which I hope to be doing in near future.
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Old 08-26-2020, 12:35 PM   #63
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Default Re: AutoLite 216's in Offy heads

I ran 216s in mine for 3 years with no mods and no problems.
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Old 08-26-2020, 12:40 PM   #64
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Default Re: AutoLite 216's in Offy heads

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It shows the reason to fit a couple of plugs into head prior to fitting.
Easy to measure and set up with heads off. Which I hope to be doing in near future.
Phil NZ
Unfortunately, this is probably mandatory with Offenhauser heads, both new and used.
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