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Old 11-26-2010, 04:19 PM   #1
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What brand/ type plugs should i get along with wires?
Already figure i'm going to get a k&n oil filter and q horespower or royal purple, whichever I can afford first.
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I use autolite copper plugs, cheep and work great. Stock OEM plug wires is all you need, other more expensive wires is just throwing your money away. Mobil1 synth oil is a good choice. Royal purple is over priced.
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ok, sounds good and innexpensive. What about air filter then?
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If your going with a disposable one, then it really don't mater. I've used Fram. I just wont use Fram for oil filters.
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ok that works
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All six of the plugs looked like this, bosch platinum +4
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Those don't look to bad.
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I keep hearing people say bosch isnt a breand to go with here.
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Most of us tend to stay away from that brand. Problems with their O2 sensors not lasting more then a month. However, I will admit I have never put one in myself, so that'* just what I hear. I can only really comment on what I use, autolite plugs, super cheep, well made, great performance. After nearly 40 years of working on engines, I've found a plug is a plug, a $1.50 plug works as well as a $25 plug.
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so i did my tune up, I used the K&N oil filter, 5.84qts of mobil 5000 and autolite copper core irridium plugs and i have been getting crap milage, did i use too much oil or were those bosch +4 plugs actually good for ignition? Air filter has ittle miles and is clean still
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