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Old 12-18-2010, 12:51 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Spark Plugs Replacemnet

Im getting the nwp spacer kit installed pretty soon and since i have 60k on the engine im thinking to change the spark plugs since im going to be in there any way,now should i just get the nissan plugs from the dealer or some aftermarket will be fine too?? any ideas... im willing to pay $10-$15 a pop for them.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:00 PM   #2
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Hey vitec115,
I am no expert about this at all.
I thought our engines don't need new plugs until 100,000 miles?
Unless you just want to do it because you are in there any way, but you have another 40,000 to go.
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Old 12-18-2010, 02:00 PM   Thread Starter #3
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yeah i know they say to change them at 100k but since im going to be in there better to change it now then have to open it all up just to do the spark plugs,just matter of time you know.
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yeah i know they say to change them at 100k but since im going to be in there better to change it now then have to open it all up just to do the spark plugs,just matter of time you know.
I guess I would do the same.
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Default Re: Spark Plugs Replacemnet

Thunder,

My Taurus had spark plugs that were rated for 100K miles...I changed them at 60K and they were burned down pretty good. I don't think I would ever go 100K without changing the spark plugs, regardless of what the manufacturer says.
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Thunder,

My Taurus had spark plugs that were rated for 100K miles...I changed them at 60K and they were burned down pretty good. I don't think I would ever go 100K without changing the spark plugs, regardless of what the manufacturer says.
Hawaii, Uh oh, I guess I better have a look at my plugs. I thought the platinum plugs were actually supposed to last 100,000. I am still on my original plugs.

Sorry vitec115, didn't mean to hijack your thread. But I learned something.
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Well if you do change them , NGK-R all day every day...
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Hawaii, Uh oh, I guess I better have a look at my plugs. I thought the platinum plugs were actually supposed to last 100,000. I am still on my original plugs.

Sorry vitec115, didn't mean to hijack your thread. But I learned something.
I'm not saying that you couldn't use them until 100K, I'm just saying, that personally, I wouldn't.

Platinum plugs are advertised to last 100K miles...again, I wouldn't run ANY plug for 100K miles.
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Old 12-18-2010, 10:08 PM   Thread Starter #9
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so??? will ngk spark plugs will be my best option????
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Yes NGK is what our cars use.
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:21 AM   Thread Starter #11
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Ok im glad i did the spark plugs now just look at them and i only have 60k on them.....

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i use the oem spark plugs ngk $9.99 at autozone,i think my plugs were really bad and they should last 100k??? i dont know i mean i spend like $70 for the spark plugs and some gasket maker for the spacers so i think i will do this again like at 100k. with the money i save on labor i think is a very good deal...

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As I said, I would NEVER let my spark plugs go for 100K miles, regardless of what the manufacturer claims.
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I'm convinced, you don't need to tell me twice.
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so NGK is the way to go??
good thing i searched this thread..does it matter what ngk series?
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so NGK is the way to go??
good thing i searched this thread..does it matter what ngk series?
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NGK Iridium ! Change the wires too.
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