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No idea what plugs to chase up .. I put a ported, big valve 161 head on a red 208, will be using Bosch HEI.
Anyone know their plugs ?

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Bosch: WR8DCY+ (1.5mm gap) or WR8DCX= (1.1mm gap)
NGK: BPR5ES15 (1.5mm) or BPR5ES11 (1.1mm)
I find our EH is happier with Bosch WR8DCY, or WR8DCX opened up to 1.5mm
Make sure you have a full 12 volts to the coil with either power through a relay or by replacing the resistor wire to the coil.
David

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Bosch: WR8DCY+ (1.5mm gap) it is then, thanks David.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

Bosch WR8DC+

3/4" long thread, gasket seat

That's for the original breaker point ignition and 161 engine.

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

i'm kinda at opposite end of that spectrum.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

That plug covers the heat range and physical fit (161 head).

You may find a plug that supports the 1.5 mm gap better. Usually that plug won't retain the electrode gap in parallel if bent that far.

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

I've tried opening a regular 202 plug to 1.5, not ideal.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

You would be surprised how hard WR8DCY+ plugs are to get up here.
I've been told there is no such thing, they aren't made any more, unobtainable etc. Then I'm usually offered NGK plugs. That's why I have opened them up when I couldn't get the 1.5mm plugs.
David

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Old is good.

Thanks for the warning .. nothing like a game of hide and seek, dammit, lol.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

Ive always run Denso plugs in my cars the 4,6, and V8 . My mechanic is an old school man , and he's a Hemi man

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