I hadn't thought to count threads. That's a good catch. I was looking at the radiator. It doesn't look like mine. There's another peculiarity or three, but not of much interest to me if I simply put a wrench on the plugs occasionally to verify their tightness.
...and no part of the coil pack is in the radiator, and the plug and its threads look like they’re all intact and in pretty good shape, and the plug is clean, and...By the number of holes in the general area of the radiator, it looks like it happened a number of times???? The other amazing thing is the coil pack loosen itself too for this to happen.
The A/C condenser is in front of the radiator, so it would have to go through the condenser first.Wouldn’t the plug first need to tear out of the head, blow thru the coil pack and maybe even crash into the hood before it amazingly still had enough energy to dive downward and then forward to slam through the rad?? Maybe it actually came from the road and got thrown thru the grill? That would make more sense to me.
That spark plug if from a Ford TRuck. They were known to blow out plugs. In this case the Honda just was a "victim". lol
I have 330k on my 2006 RTL and I have never launched a spark plug. Additionally, I do get confused for Mario Andretti when I am on the road, which cylinder did it come from?My Honda Ridgeline is 2006 she is super nice vehicle I ever owns I have her 7 years I put 210k miles on her but last week she surprised me with this one spark plug got loose and blow trough fan to the radiator like ballot 😂 View attachment 408683 View attachment 408683 View attachment 408684
Don't think that was your spark plug since you'd be running a bit rough.My Honda Ridgeline is 2006 she is super nice vehicle I ever owns I have her 7 years I put 210k miles on her but last week she surprised me with this one spark plug got loose and blow trough fan to the radiator like ballot 😂 View attachment 408683 View attachment 408683 View attachment 408684
I also noticed a couple of other things about th shanks on the two (2) different plugs.
It really does look like you had the wrong type of plug in there.I can tell you that it isn’t fake. The coil was broken and hanging by the wire. The plastic fan had 2 blades broken off and all the coolant came out of the radiator. It was running just fine until it made a loud noise and then it ran very rough and started steaming.