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Unread postAuthor: bucky242 » Thu Jul 05, 2007 7:32 am

Has any one tried spark plugs? I did a search and didn't find anything, if so how many and did you try anything with different timing. I'm think of two sets of spark plugs with a timer to set of in less than a second between the two.
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Unread postAuthor: chaos » Thu Jul 05, 2007 7:39 am

yer they work good n im gonna use one on my hybrid. have them go off at the same time.

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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:07 am

You'd need a dam fast timer if you wanted the second spark to be going off in anything more than already combusting gas.
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Unread postAuthor: psycix » Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:24 am

They should work properly i guess, at least they are made for ignitig a fuel/air mixture :)

But why would you delay some of em?
Just Have them spark all at the same time (put em in series, not parralel)
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Unread postAuthor: TurboSuper » Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:46 am

A spark plug is basically a set of electrodes designed to handle repetitive use, and make an airtight seal.

Of course they would work, the only question is how do you intend on driving them?
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Unread postAuthor: chaos » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:21 am

a peizo should work fine
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Unread postAuthor: psycix » Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:23 pm

The spark gap is quite small so a piezo will certainly do.

Maybe the piezo igniter can drive like 4 (or more) of these things in series, im sure it can handle at least 2 or 3 of em.
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