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Automotive Technical Theory Forum

Professional automotive forum for discussion of the theory of operation for any automotive system or component. Discussions include electrical and electronic theory, engine propulsion theory, fuel system theory, ignition systems theory, and much more. This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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2017 FORD SUPERDUTY 6.2 MISSFIRE
09/27/2022 in the Technical Theory Forum
One of the guys in our shop had a misfire on 2 unrelated cylinders, engine replaced about 40,000 miles ago with all 16 new sparkplugs, tech pulled plug and said plugs looked good but were gapped at .050 instead of .042. He regapped plugs to .042 and said ...
Enlightenment?
09/26/2022 in the Technical Theory Forum
several long winded electrical LAW discussions here ..... Anyone find out they had a significant Misconception? Are the participants, in regard to their stance on the subject still as they were prior to the discussion? Cant help but wonder if all this kno...
Spark Plug analysis
09/23/2022 in the Technical Theory Forum
The attached picture is claimed to be from a 2019 Ford 6.2. It was presented as an example of damage caused by "worn out oil". The Original poster claimed that "worn out oil" caused LSPI, resulting in the damage... Opinions...
Series Aiding, Series Opposing and Parallel Circuits
09/22/2022 in the Technical Theory Forum
Thought it was worth starting a new thread. Trying to keep an open mind and I welcome any and all constructive posts. Perhaps we can put this to rest without any winners or losers. I have the greatest respect for Louis and not trying to prove anything but...
Foundational Theory?
09/19/2022 in the Technical Theory Forum
The ongoing discussion enforces my position that average techs do not need much more than grade 11 Physics. Our best and brightest and most dedicated are quickly mired into a bottomless pit of opposing opinions....EVERY time. Kevin...you wont attract new ...

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