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I'm getting some AFR 195 Eliminators and was stumped on what kind of plug to get. I have a 355 with headers. I was thinking angled, but all a local shop has are the L98 angled plug. The research i've done has led me to believe that there are clearance issues with the headers depending on which style plug you get.Will the L98 angled plug work with my setup?
 

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Hate to say this, but it's too many aftermarket vendors, as such there is a engineering/design thing called 'stackup'....meaning one guy says it's fine for this reason, but there is another guy saying it fits this other 'stock' application, and before long......the end user....

call yourself an assy line worker trying to make a product, it's a ONE OF, but never the less, you are taking parts from one group of designers, and yet another and trying to see if it works....

IMO, you most likely will be OK, unless someone in the 'know' says not...

best of luck....

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Thanks a lot for the info! Turns out the guy had a set of straight plug so I played it safe and picked them up. Thanks again! :cheers:
 

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I'm getting some AFR 195 Eliminators and was stumped on what kind of plug to get. I have a 355 with headers. I was thinking angled, but all a local shop has are the L98 angled plug. The research i've done has led me to believe that there are clearance issues with the headers depending on which style plug you get.Will the L98 angled plug work with my setup?

This is confusing. How can a plug be angled or straight. Aluminum heads require a plug with a washer not tapered. You better do some more research and get it right.
 

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This is confusing. How can a plug be angled or straight. Aluminum heads require a plug with a washer not tapered. You better do some more research and get it right.
OH, L98 plugs are at an angle, tilted toward each other away from the exhaust ports, vs the old type heads where they aimed straight at the individual cylinder.....I forget just why, but flame propagation?? they claim a bit higher efficiency....
I had a set of iron heads, straight plugs, every thing was fine with two differant set of headers...they were 993? 933? castings....then went to Edel aluminum heads, straight plugs....still fine, but more clearance...go figger....
then I went with another set of headers, and SAME iron heads after a cyl head gasket blew....had nothing but problems with intermittant spark plug burning on # 5&6 cylinders...fine when cold, intermittant shorting when hot...go figger....drove me crazy...:crazy: so now I have #113 castings L98 aluminum heads on there, and they are angled in, and work fine, plenty of clearance...so much so I don't even need the Jabobs ceramic boots or short Accell plugs anymore....they don't fit anyway....
 
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