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      07-18-2014, 07:36 PM   #1
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OEM spark plug or After Market?

Is about time for my E93 to change spark plug, i am wondering if you guys have any suggestion.

OEM spark plug - $20 each
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      07-18-2014, 09:50 PM   #2
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Is about time for my E93 to change spark plug, i am wondering if you guys have any suggestion.

OEM spark plug - $20 each
Look them up online. You can buy them cheaper.
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      07-18-2014, 10:25 PM   #3
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Amazon has then for around $11 each.
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you can also go to rockauto. I believe they were less than 20 as well
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Just bought some off Amazon for 9.99 a piece + free shipping. Check the other offers, it's not a Prime offer.
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      07-21-2014, 11:33 AM   #6
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thanks!

NGK LKR8AP is that the one you guys are talking about?
Also, is that OEM?
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Used the NGK replacements this weekend on my 2006/325. $10/each at O'Reilly's.
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are there colder plugs available for soon to be boosted cars?
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you can also go to rockauto. I believe they were less than 20 as well
+1 the current price is $9.79 each.
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      08-18-2014, 09:31 AM   #10
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are there colder plugs available for soon to be boosted cars?
NGk 4962 1 step colder
NGK 1997 2 steps colder, just wait till you see the price
Just remember these are not "Guaranteed" to work correctly with the ion knock system. Use at own risk
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NGk 4962 1 step colder
NGK 1997 2 steps colder, just wait till you see the price
Just remember these are not "Guaranteed" to work correctly with the ion knock system. Use at own risk
has anyone used these with no issues?
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NGk 4962 1 step colder
NGK 1997 2 steps colder, just wait till you see the price
Just remember these are not "Guaranteed" to work correctly with the ion knock system. Use at own risk
Could you please explain what "...step colder" means and how that effects performance? I'm not familiar with racing plugs.
Thanks...
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      08-18-2014, 01:28 PM   #13
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Could you please explain what "...step colder" means and how that effects performance? I'm not familiar with racing plugs.
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used on forced induction and nitrous applications to help prevent blow out and detonation
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I have a new set of NGK for sale.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009827
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