Resistor Vs. Non-Resistor Spark Plugs for an ATV?

Answer Resistor-type spark plugs perform a crucial function on ATVs. These spark plugs contain a 5-kilowatt ohm ceramic resistor core inside the spark plug shell. The resistor functions as a suppressor ag... Read More »

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How to Convert a 1966 Chevy Nova to Resistor Spark Plugs?

The 1966 Chevrolet Nova originally used non-resistor spark plugs but parts stores now list resistor spark plugs as the original equipment replacement. The downside to using non-resistor spark plugs... Read More »

Why Put a Resistor in a Spark Plug Wire?

A spark plug refers to a device designed to ignite the fuel-air mixture used by a vehicle's internal combustion engine. Resistors are placed in spark plug wires to control electronic interference.

What Is the Difference Between Regular Spark Plugs & Performance Spark Plugs?

Automotive technology has advanced so much that one may argue the standard spark plug has disappeared altogether and all plugs are performance enhanced. The truth is that standard plugs, much like ... Read More »

DIY Resistor?

Resistors are electronic components used to reduce the flow of electricity. In some circuits, if the flow of electricity were to go unrestricted, the excess current could damage a sensitive compone... Read More »