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Old 02-24-2007, 04:29 PM   #1
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Default Turbo Glow plugs. . .any difference?

Are there any differences between the manufacturers, or is a turbo plug a turbo plug. I know with standards O.S. plugs are about a thread shorter than the Italian brands. Is this the same with turbos or are they all the same with the exception of the heat ranges?
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Turbo plugs have a different end because the engine will have a different head to suit the plug

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Thanks for the reply, but I guess I should have been a little more specific. I know the difference between a std. and a turbo plug...my question is, is there a difference between brands of turbo plugs:

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Novarossi -turbo
RB - turbo
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There a difference between them ? ?
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They seat on the curved base of the plug so thread lengths are not that important. As far as life span I don't think you can beat the OS plugs, they just keep going!
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Just for future reference for you the threads on OS turbo plugs are not the same as Novarossi turbo plugs !
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They seat on the bottom, so there's no way you'd fit a turbo plug into a standard head, or vice versa?
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Just for future reference for you the threads on OS turbo plugs are not the same as Novarossi turbo plugs !
Do Novaroosi have their own thread length / pitch? Yhe OS style plug fitted most motors I thought!
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All I know for sure is the Novarossi turbo plugs do not fit into my V-spec head.I Installed it and it leaked out the edge of the plug possibly ruining my motor but am not totally sure that was the reason the lower part of my connecting rod failed.
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The threads are spaced differently !!!!!!!!!
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