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Which Spark Plugs?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by warpdriv, Dec 24, 2003.

  1. warpdriv

    warpdriv

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    Hi Everyone,

    Doing a tune up and should I go with Toyota or Bosch Platium plugs?

    TIA,
     
  2. Tank

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    Yota! OEM for me.....

    Mark
     
  3. Klunky Chris

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    I have personally had problems with bosch plugs in a couple different Toyotas including my FJ40.
    I only put Toyota OEM in now. They are a U groove plug anyway, and seem to last a looong time.

    Just pulled the Champion plugs out of a non-running 77 FJ40 and replaced with OEM, ran better immediately, then much better after performing the magic hand slap on the carb. Maybe just me, but?????

    I have noticed that the build of the OEM is different than aftermarket. This affects heat range, etc. Maybe thats it.

    I just feel the OEM *works*.... and ya know what they say about things that work! :D

    PS: NGK are an OEM crossover (even in the manual) if you're not at a Toyota dealer.
     
  4. DanKunz

    DanKunz SILVER Star

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    OEM or NGK... period
     
  5. landtoy80

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    GO for the hi $$$ NGK Irdium or something like that.
     
  6. cruiserdan

    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Moderator

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    Nippondenso spark plugs do perform best in Toyota vehicles.

    I also run them In my 440 Magnum 1970 Challenger and in my 4.3 GM powered boat.........


    Ya just can't beat 'em..... :cheers:
     
  7. Junk

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    Repeat after me. OEM. :flipoff2:
     
  8. landtoy80

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    Hay. I had a New Toy PU that had NGK in them, that makes them OEM.
     
  9. rph74

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    I've used bosch platinums with no problem. They need to be replaced more often (60k vs 90k) but at 1/8 the cost of iridiums it is worth the extra hassle to me.