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Old 10-31-2017, 07:16 AM   #21
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Champion W-18, run them for years, good plug....
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Old 10-31-2017, 07:18 AM   #22
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Anything but new Champions.
Interested in your comment. Why? What problems have you had?

Are you talking about a stock Model A engine? Enjoy.

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Old 10-31-2017, 08:17 AM   #23
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Champion W18 here. Same as JD1931 says.
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Old 11-01-2017, 01:21 PM   #24
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Same here Champion W18 4,000 miles and they look new. Good Power curve 16 mpg average.
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Old 11-02-2017, 12:37 AM   #25
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Same here Champion W18 4,000 miles and they look new. Good Power curve 16 mpg average.
Same here with 34,000 miles.

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Old 11-02-2017, 01:03 AM   #26
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Interested in your comment. Why? What problems have you had?

Are you talking about a stock Model A engine? Enjoy.
I am having no problems.
I have used both the champions and autolite, but prefer the champions due to their size/looks.
They seem to have a better appearance on top of the engine then the skinny autolite plugs
I was just curious as to what others were running.
And yes, I am totally stock.
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Old 11-02-2017, 08:15 AM   #27
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I am having no problems.
I have used both the champions and autolite, but prefer the champions due to their size/looks.
They seem to have a better appearance on top of the engine then the skinny autolite plugs
I was just curious as to what others were running.
And yes, I am totally stock.
I misunderstood you post. I like Champions to, for your same reason. Sorry. Enjoy.
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Old 11-02-2017, 02:14 PM   #28
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Went to advance auto and got their cheapest, TT10s. 50,000 miles on the same plugs. Works for me! JB
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Old 11-02-2017, 03:19 PM   #29
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I'm cheap, free plugs, champion 3X, picked them out of the trash at Hershey, were black, ran them lean and hard, now burning near white
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Old 12-05-2017, 04:56 PM   #30
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Hello Gang,

My car is currently running Champion C-16 C plugs. I pulled them out and they look a little worse for wear. The center electrode is noticeably worn out near the ground electrode. I planned on replacing the plugs with Champion 3X's as recommended here.

Should I have any concern with such a swap? If I should start my own thread for this question, I will. Don't mean to step on anyone's toes.

Thank you for your time,
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:42 PM   #31
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Champion W-18's with a Pertronix Flame-Thrower coil. Yeow-za!

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Old 12-05-2017, 08:00 PM   #32
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Rebuilt original 3Xs on mine
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:05 PM   #33
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I hear ya Bob A in post #31 . Same here , I love it !!!!!!!
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:19 PM   #34
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Have always used 3X
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:13 PM   #35
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Champion W-18 for years...
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:40 PM   #36
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I've had good luck finding piugs sold as racing plugs from the 30's and 40's... authenticity and still a bloody hot fire
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Old 12-06-2017, 05:45 PM   #37
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I've been running either 3X's or W18's (518) for years and here is a picture showing one reason why. Don't try this at home unless you have a lot of hacksaw blades.
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:50 PM   #38
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Mr. Swoft, A "Blast from the Past". How are your doing I haven't seen you on here in a while?

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Old 12-07-2017, 08:03 AM   #39
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I am still running C 16 C in the car that I restored in the 70s, probably the key to all of them is having the mixture right.
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W18 at .32 with HP head.
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