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Don't buy NGK sparkplugs

dlaponin

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hey guys just wanted to put a warning out there. bought some ngk spark plugs the other day just doing the change over. at first all was sweet after a little while the engine started misfiring and got progressively worse. taking the sparks out, gapping them and checking all make a spark couldnt pin the problem. bought a new set same problem but felt a bit different (did it at different times as the other ones). thought i damaged the leads so replaced leads to no array. bought some DENSO plugs works without fail. read on the net and i'm not the only one with thi problem on the vr/vs. so when buying plugs either spend the extra money or get the gm holden ones whatever you do dont get NGK.:blah blah::blah blah::blah blah:
 

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never had a problem with NGK plugs in 22 years in the trade and i would recommend NGK over most other brands , each to their own i guess ???
 

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yeah i guess so. i too have always held NGK in general in fairly high regard, just what happened though
 

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Used NGK for years without a problem.

Got any links to others with the same problems as yours that you mentioned ??
 

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Have never used anything other then NGK, i think you just had a bit of bad luck, probably no needs to starting dissing em though.
 

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is your car on gas by any chance? ive never had any trouble with NGK
 

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always used NGK with mod gap and no resistor for gas conversions over the years in many conversions without hassle .
 

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Random guy on the internet saying ngk are **** = 1

Amount of times I(and most people i know) have done a service and changed the plugs with ngk and the car was fine = HEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPS!



Sorry I'll continue to buy ngk
 

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hey guys just wanted to put a warning out there. bought some ngk spark plugs the other day just doing the change over. at first all was sweet after a little while the engine started misfiring and got progressively worse. taking the sparks out, gapping them and checking all make a spark couldnt pin the problem. bought a new set same problem but felt a bit different (did it at different times as the other ones). thought i damaged the leads so replaced leads to no array. bought some DENSO plugs works without fail. read on the net and i'm not the only one with thi problem on the vr/vs. so when buying plugs either spend the extra money or get the gm holden ones whatever you do dont get NGK.:blah blah::blah blah::blah blah:
Thanks for the advise.

Next time someone asks if they should use these plugs i'll tell them that i heard that a guy on the internet told me that they were bad :idea3:
 

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probably forgot to put the lead back on the plugs and wondered why it was misfiring.
 
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