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Old 12-22-2007, 12:06 PM
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Pro Comp problem

Does anyone know whats going on at Pro comp? I called the phone number listed on their web site and got a recorded message that the number was no longer in use. The number I have is 909-988-3044. My question to them was what heat range spark plug did they recommend for their PC3001 64CC head on a 383 SBC?

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1. 14MM tapered seat plugs.
2. 9.6 Compression Ratio.
3. Warm hydraulic flat tappet cam.
4. 650 CC Holley double pumper carb.
5. Street cruising.
6. Hedman Hedders.

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Why not try an ac delco R45TS? it's the stock heat range. If you plan on running juice I'd say try a r43ts at a 150 hit. If you do get ping or run-on after careful tuning try the 44's.
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Does anyone know whats going on at Pro comp?

No.
No ideas.
Aren't they located in China?
Are your heads assembled?
Can you post some pics of them? Close shots...
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is procomp the problem or the not knowing which plugs?

14MM tapered seat plugs.

R = resistor
4 = 14 mm
5 = temp range (1 cold-9 hot, 5 stock)
T = tapered seat
S = extended tip (i think)

so you need a 45t plug, R will kill the radio interference, s as most SBC heads take the extended tip so R45TS.
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Old 12-23-2007, 04:23 PM
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a 42 is wayyy too cold for what he's doing, the plugs will foul
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Procomp is located in austrailia
the parts are made in china
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The phone # I see on the web site is 909-605-1123, but I think the area code has been changed.

http://www.procompelectronics.com/ca...4bef32319f8184
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Due to 50 zillion people in So. Cal the 909 area code has been split, try 951 instaed of 909.
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Due to 50 zillion people in So. Cal the 909 area code has been split, try 951 instead of 909.
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Originally Posted by F-BIRD'88
A R42TS is just right for a moderate performance motor.
I searched the web for 42's and you know what I found? 25 psi...
http://www.turbobuick.com/forums/gen...look-like.html
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i use ac delco CR42TS plugs gapped at .032" which are $1.49 per plug...not sure if autozone sells these, i got mine online...autozone has the CR43TS plugs for sure i know that...i just run one range colder than that because i run really high boost on the street (almost 25 psi)



Quick6'n'-K.C.:
we both used to run 42 only for 25PSI or higher boost,
man, 42's are cold plugs, the juice/turbo type.
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Procomp is located in austrailia
the parts are made in china
Not wanting to hijack thread....but can't let this go.
PROCOMP is not Australian. Neither are any of the other similar companies such as Professional Products.
Look at the results of the Engine Masters competition to see Australian products.
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ProComp

You must be thinking of ProTopline/ProAction Heads. They were from Wiri Auckland NewZealand. They went under and someone else bought the companies remaining stock. Can't remember who though. Maybe RHS/RacingHeadService.
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No, not the kiwi made heads.
First place this year used Racer Pro heads, designed and manufactured in Victoria, Australia. They also used an I.C.E. ignition, designed and manufactured in Victoria, Australia.
Second place used C.H.I. heads, designed and manufactured in Victoria, Australia.
Co-incidentally the manufacturer of C.H.I. heads is the brother of the manufacturer of I.C.E. ignitions.
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I haven't seen (any) crap products come from down under. Pro Comp is Chinese JUUNK. Professional Products parts are decent though, even if they are from China too. I've got a ProComp intake the Intk ports look like they used PlayDoh for their molds. WAAY OFF. ProComp just tries to very poorly copy other good companies products and not get sued in the process.
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