Spark plug gap

Tiny
DAVE1951
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  • 1993 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 160,000 MILES
What is the correct spark plug gap for a 5.7 L gasoline engine? The recommended spark plugs are CR43TS.
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Thursday, April 8th, 2010 AT 11:58 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

The gap for your spark plugs are - Gap: In.035 (mm 0.89). Here is a guide to help you change them out.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-change-spark-plugs

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Friday, April 9th, 2010 AT 12:14 AM
Tiny
JOSH71411
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I was wondering what I should gap my plugs at the underhood decal says 0.045 but everywhere else I read says 0.035 I am wondering which gap should I go with and which will give me the best performance and gas mileage
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Saturday, October 27th, 2018 AT 4:12 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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If you got a 4.3L gap.045, if 3.1L gap.045 if 3.8L gap.060
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Saturday, October 27th, 2018 AT 4:12 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DERKAINER
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  • 1995 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • 5.7L
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  • 4WD
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Do different brands of spark plugs and wires fit each others and if so what is the brand to buy.
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Saturday, October 27th, 2018 AT 4:12 PM (Merged)
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WRENCHTECH
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Delco is the best brand to use as it is OEM on that vehicle.
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