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Old 06-10-2001, 10:36 AM   #1
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Question Direct Hits

Has anyone had any experiences with this ignition product? Pros or cons, please list both.
If you are unsure as to what the product is check www.directhits.com. Thanks in advance for your information.
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Old 06-10-2001, 03:33 PM   #2
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Old 06-10-2001, 04:46 PM   #3
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You need to have a chat with Shawn Gilson at Challenger Deep ( http://www.challengerdeep.com ). He has them, and has nothing but good things to say about them.

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Old 06-10-2001, 10:46 PM   #4
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I'm almost conviced they help performance after going to Direct Hit web page but I need to here from somebody that actually has this. Anybody......?
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Old 06-11-2001, 08:10 AM   #5

I have them. They work great the throtle response is great.I got 2more miles per gallon out of a tank of gas. The only down side is that they don't give me the right boots for the igniton side. I do have mine up for sale with MSD boots. I bought mine from Direct Hits for $199.95.Selling mine with all the goods including the $20 dollar MSD boots for $175OBO. Hope this answered some of you'lls questions. Later casey
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Old 06-11-2001, 10:52 AM   #6
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The direct hits do great for the Subaru. They don't add max power, but they do increase your mileage, throttle response and torque. Your mileage goes up because your not pushing on the throttle as much to get the same performance. Your throttle response is better because you have a much larger flame kernel, and that basically explains why your low end torque is more pronounced. I noticed the torque increase most with the intake. Hit the gas, and the car immediately comes to life, not that bog to about 3000rpm. You guys that have ridden in my car know these things work. I can break my tires loose on dry asphault, and chirp off second gear. It's all about more, and better torque, plus a clutch that can take it....motor and tranny mounts help to. Oh ya' my car is a 2.2l
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Old 06-11-2001, 11:26 AM   #7
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That's an interesting product...a few things that concern / interest me:

1. It appears as if the spark happens sooner. Does this, in effect advance the timing slightly?

2. What does that do to the stock coil pack? Shorten the life?
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Old 06-11-2001, 12:07 PM   #8
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It does advance the timing slightly, in effect. No problems with running good old 87 octane, but I've put 89 in my car since new, so I stick with it. It hasn't had an impact on my coil pack, or anyone elses that I know of. It is important you have a good tight seal with these, and good connections. If you don't, the car will miss, and shoot electricity out of the spark plug shaft. Use the die-electric grease that comes in the kit, and you will have no troubles.

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