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Old 03-30-2004, 07:08 PM   #1
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sparkplugs

Should i go OEM or not?
What brands do u guys recommend, and prices would be nice!
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:09 PM   #2
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Don't use anything but the Bosch plugs!
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:11 PM   #3
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are the CT Bosch plugs OK?
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:16 PM   #4
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I doubt they have the right ones..

also don't buy platnum plugs! just regular single electrode bosch plugs. call around car parts stores for one that supply bosch.

Canadian tire is the worst place to go for german car parts.. they only know domestic cars
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Old 03-30-2004, 07:18 PM   #5
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I doubt they have the right ones..

also don't buy platnum plugs! just regular single electrode bosch plugs. call around car parts stores for one that supply bosch.

Canadian tire is the worst place to go for german car parts.. they only know domestic cars
why not the platinum?
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Old 03-30-2004, 08:32 PM   #6
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I replaced mine with OEM plugs, my mechanic recommened it.
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Old 03-30-2004, 08:33 PM   #7
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Whats wrong with NGK irridum?

They are great in my car and they last ages!
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Old 03-30-2004, 09:00 PM   #8
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As Ryan said, STAY WITH THE BOSCH ORIGINAL. The +2, +4, etc. actually cause power loss. Get the OEM ones.
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:32 PM   #9
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I use NGKs on everything I've ever owned, whts wrong with NGK?
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:39 PM   #10
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I use NGKs on everything I've ever owned, whts wrong with NGK?
everything in the car is bosch.. the enging management, the sensors, why stop at the spark plugs just to save 0.50 or whatever.. NGK is ok too.. they use these in the newer bmw's i believe.. but i would stick with what belongs on the car.

YAY BOSCH!
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:40 PM   #11
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NGK = more expensive than Bosch, lol.

If I ever wanted to turbo I'd only trust NGK, at least then I can go up a heat level easily...
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ya well here in ONTARIO.. we do things differently
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Old 03-30-2004, 10:59 PM   #13
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Yeah, like rust under your seats
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I got platinum +2 and I'm going to put my original ones back in right now to see if there is a difference

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um..... how is there power loss with the +4, just curious?? ive been paying double the price for nothing...
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