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Old 11-17-2008, 12:03 AM
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Default Best spark plug for a T5?

Any suggestions for a good spark plug for a T5? I want to use the Bosch Platinum+4orDenso Iridium plugs. I am leaning towards the Bosch plugs, but I want to hear some opinions first.
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

teh bosch platinums.. thats what comes in the car i believe .. when i bought mine someone has but NGKs in it and i swear i got 3 more mile to the gallon and could actually tell a power difference from going to bhe bosch plugs.
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

Yea, Bosch Platinum are the stock plugs
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

Go with OEM or NGK... Bosch are total crap! keep those suckers for the lawn mower
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

I use NGK.
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

Thanks for the info. NGK seems to be the preferred plug! I know the gap is supposed to be 0.032" , but what is the torque for the installation? I can't find it anywhere.
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Gap 0.028- 0.032 in. (0.7- 0.8 mm)
Tightening torque 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm)
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Thanks!
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Default RE: Best spark plug for a T5?

Stock plugs! Buy the five-pack from the dealer or online but buy the STOCK plugs. NGK's are for rice burners. Don't use them in any Euro or US cars. Do you honestly think the manufacturers wouldn't put a certain brand plug in your car if it gave it more performance or fuel mileage?
Unless you are smarter than the factory engineers or have some modifications (more boost?)that warrant changing to a different plug do yourself a favor and get the proper plugs for your car.
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Old 11-23-2008, 11:46 PM
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i use Bosch in everything... i have an 87 jeep that will foul a set of NGKs in a week but put bosch platinum in them and had the same plugs for a year now... my s60 once again had NGKs in it when i bought it but i put the bosch back in it and i swear it runs better and i know i gained 3 MPG...
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