The spark plug is a small but essential component of karts. In addition to being necessary to generate the spark for ignition, which is essential for the operation of an engine (as we explained in ”Tech Talk – Spark plugs”), spark-plugs significantly affect the performance of engines.
However, perhaps due to their apparently simple structure, they can easily be “taken for granted”. But neglecting certain precautions in the use and maintenance of spark-plugs can lead to problems, even serious ones.
TKART spoke to Massimo Aceto, a professional mechanic in international competitions and owner of ACE Racing, who has selected, for all of you, four precautions to be taken to ensure the correct use of spark-plugs.
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