Has anyone on the MB tried these new scam plugs?
I guess people are will to try anything new that comes out on the market.
The advertising claims are outrageous. Scam companies can make incredible
claims, and the suckers bite. Pulstar claims in several different ways that
the spark delivered is 20,000 times greater than that of ordinary plugs.
Some of the claims regarding improved gas mileage and increased horsepower
have been scientifically tested. Testing results have not conclusively found
any difference between new Pulstar plugs and other brands of new spark
So what does this patented new circuit do? Is it a capacitor that cancels
the inductive reactance? Is it a resonant circuit that is tuned to a high
frequency? Is it a coil to boost the voltage? (I don't think so, as they
recommend a maximum gap of 45mm.) I think it is a old formula designed to
render $24.95 a plug from the gullable customer!
On Mon, 31 Dec 2007 23:19:14 +0000, lgadbois wrote:
Now, now, you should keep an open mind.
You could consider them "pioneers".
Maybe. More study is needed. Let me make a start.
Just what is so incredible about that? I sure feel I am not unjustified
in saying that in my assessment, I am 2,000 greater than you, Larry, Of
course, I am not claiming to be 2,000 times *larger* than you, just 2,000
times *greater*. I have two white Miatas, you see, and that is surely
what greatness is all about!!
Surely you recognize that the technical details are a trade secret that
the government is trying to suppress! Or maybe you are very young?
However, there is almost no doubt that the actual material cost will be
extremely small, based on historical data.
The customer has any right to spend 100 bucks on four spark plugs.
I stand tall for freedom!
I have not yet looked at anything on the pulstarsplugs web site, but
some internet stuff is interesting, and if pulstar want to contact me
about a mutually-beneficial silent scientific agreement, I am ready.
Gee. I thought it would build up a voltage difference across the spark
plug gap. If it ionized the air, how would it get the voltage for that?
Gee, I thought ionization would kill off any voltage difference rather
than build it up.
I always thought it was incoming *electrons*, not voltage guys, doing
the heating. What do I know?
Gee. When I was in high school, they claimed it was electrons having a
place to go, not voltage guys stuck, that heated up ignition components,
including the spark plug. I guess I finally understand why those cheap
appliances drain their batteries so much when shut-off. Their current
shut-off mechanism is so effective, the voltage guys there have nowhere
to go but heat up the battery contacts.
Absolutely. Turning voltage guys into heat satisfies the second law's
definition of *murder*! I see no excuse.
Gee, when I was in high school, it was voltage, not power, that overcomes
the resistance in the spark plug gap.
And then I thought power and watts were a *rate* of consumption, and that
*energy* was the quantity you could accumulate. When I was in high
school, they taught us that 1 million of watts discharged over two
billionths of a second was *not* a lot of energy.
But I now see that the power of the spark plugs, not the burning of fuel
provides the power in engines. I do not even know why you Miata owners
keep putting fuel in your cars. Can't you see that it is over $3.00 per
gallon now?? Buy some better spark plugs instead! Sheesh!
Yeah, I put them on my '99. It didn't work out so well. When I tried
to start it up, the vast energy release of the twenty-thousand-times
more powerful spark blasted the cylinder head right through the hood, in
fact it ended up in low earth orbit. You should see the hole in the
roof of my garage. My car is wrecked and my wife is super pissed. Also
I've been fined $50,000 by the FAA (supposedly the cylinder head on its
ascent was tracked by radar as passing within 1000 feet of a commercial
airliner in flight) and what's worse, a U.N. committee is convening to
discuss my violation of the international ban on orbital weapons. So,
like, caveat emptor, as they say.
Now this is just nonsense, the Pulstar spark plugs will not give enough
energy for a cylinder head to achieve escape velocity on their own.
I suspect that you also had a Vornado air intake fan installed which
gave the cylinder head the extra "oomph" needed when the spark plugs
Even then, unless the cylinder head was painted white, I am skeptical.....
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