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glow plug different

Discussion in 'Nitro' started by jdn112586, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. jdn112586

    jdn112586 New Member

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    What is the difference between a standard glow plug and a turbo plug? Is there a performance difference?
     
  2. Thomas Moffat

    Thomas Moffat Studio Forums Elite
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    I believe that they are for differant types of nitro engines.
     
  3. Crankbait

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    I would say it is a hotter plug.
    Most glow plugs come in different heat settings.
    The motor manufacturer will recommend which one you need to run.
     
  4. kuskye25

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    if you dont have a turbo head you cant use a turbo plug....

    main differences they look like this at the bottom \_/ where your standard looks like this |_|.... supposed to be more powerful but personally ive not seen a difference...

    ive also seen poeple say its harder to tune...
     
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  5. Rambodian

    Rambodian New Member

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    From what I understand kuskye25 is on the ball here. I have read a bit about them, never used one, but I do know that they are able to create a better seal on the head for a higher combustion rate. The shape \_/ is the main difference and as already stated your engine needs to have a "turbo head" or else it wont work.
    Soz can't be of more help mate.
     
  6. jdn112586

    jdn112586 New Member

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    Thank you all.
     

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