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Postby smog7 » Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:13 am

Ive tried searching for a link, but havent found anything.... what should i be using with a stock motor and stock boost?
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Postby Gary » Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:24 am

For stock boost:
Platinum, NGK BKR6EGP (stock plugs)
Copper, NGK BKR6E (gap at 0.032)
Irridium, NGK BKR6EIX

If you up the boost, get a colder plug, BKR7E.
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Postby db » Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:51 pm

Gary wrote:If you up the boost, get a colder plug, BKR7E.


Actually, they go by #6097 now.
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Postby Gary » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:06 pm

6962 or 6097 are NGK's "stock number"
"Part number" is still the same.

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Postby db » Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:12 pm

However, everytime I try and order with BKR7E, the folks at the parts stores look at me with confusion. Apparently, they only understand NGK 6097.
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Postby theUNYTEDone » Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:47 am

i've just picked up a set of the 6097's...they made it seem like they gave my engine a fresh tune-up or something...for about 12 bucks, too! :D

engine feels nice and crisp.
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Postby toayoztan » Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:44 pm

I've always told the parts store either bkr6e or bkr7e. But, just give them either part number or stock number, they'll get you what you need.

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Postby db » Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:43 pm

toayoztan wrote:I've always told the parts store either bkr6e or bkr7e. But, just give them either part number or stock number, they'll get you what you need.

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Its possible I always get the dimwits, but its also easier for me to remember 6097 than bkr7e.

And Nigel, they are really great plugs. I use them too.
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Postby Gary » Thu Nov 23, 2006 3:38 am

The only reason I try to use part number BKR7E on the forum instead of stock number 6097 is because it tells you exact info of the plug (if you know how to decode it). You should have both numbers with you anyway when you go to your part store. One for making an order and another to confirm that you buy the right plug.
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Postby smog7 » Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:15 am

Gary wrote:For stock boost:
Platinum, NGK BKR6EGP (stock plugs)
Copper, NGK BKR6E (gap at 0.032)
Irridium, NGK BKR6EIX

If you up the boost, get a colder plug, BKR7E.


the stock manual says to use only platinum plugs?? are their any benefits of using platinum over the other two? do they last longer and are more expensive?
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Postby theUNYTEDone » Thu Dec 14, 2006 5:13 am

alltrac7 wrote:
Gary wrote:For stock boost:
Platinum, NGK BKR6EGP (stock plugs)
Copper, NGK BKR6E (gap at 0.032)
Irridium, NGK BKR6EIX

If you up the boost, get a colder plug, BKR7E.


the stock manual says to use only platinum plugs?? are their any benefits of using platinum over the other two? do they last longer and are more expensive?


they're supposed to be a "100,000 mile plug" but ive found that the ones im running now are much better...and MUCH cheaper.
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Postby Gary » Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:12 pm

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Postby smog7 » Thu Dec 14, 2006 5:25 pm

ok so im guessing that the Copper, NGK BKR6E would be the best bang for my buck at the moment seeing that i am running stock boost? so i would have to gap them to 0.032 or is this the stock gap itself?
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Postby db » Thu Dec 14, 2006 6:01 pm

I believe the BKR7E's are already gapped for .032, and the BKR6E's should be similar. However, I always make sure and double check the gap prior to installing the plugs.
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Postby smog7 » Thu Dec 14, 2006 10:04 pm

are the NGK 6097 only used for higher boost applications or would it be ok to use with stock boost? seems as though everyone likes these more..
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