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Old 06-01-2008, 03:03 PM   #1
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Spark plugs

well, I'll replace my bike's spark plugs in a couple of hundred miles more and I'd like to hear what the experienced riders recommend for mainly street riding. Also, do high performance spark plugs really make noticeable power gain at high rpms?
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i try to use ngk sparkplugs
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I like NGK's as well.
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Old 06-01-2008, 06:12 PM   #5
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You really can't do any better than what NGK or Denso recommend for your bike.
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You really can't do any better than what NGK or Denso recommend for your bike.
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NGK is what patrick just put in my bike a couple of days ago!!!
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Just stick to the stock NGK CR9E plugs. I'm sure Patrick could get you a set of 4 and installed for cheap.
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My first car was a 74 Datsun B-210. I made the mistake of putting Champions in it and it ran like . Put some Denso's in it and it ran great. Since then I only put what the manufacture recommends. NGK on mine.
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NGK here also and i love them, its the only thing ill run in mine, i just changed them yesterday as a matter of fact.
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I knew NGK was the best option. should I go with the oem spark plugs or the high performance ones?
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Old 06-02-2008, 11:59 AM   #14
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I went with OEM, i had to go to NAPA b/c no one else in town had them and had to pay 6.99 a plug. I believe the OEM's will work fine for anything you can do to your bike, mine has a K&N, a stage one jet kit, and an mvr slip on and the OEM's work great, no problems.
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Old 06-02-2008, 12:15 PM   #15
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I want to get the iridium ones but I dont know where to get them, the NGK web page doesn't sell them and I dont think they have them in stock at any shop. any ideas?
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They won't really make much of a difference if even any, and you'd have to change them out sooner. Just stick to the OEM ones that I mentioned before, and you'll be good. $15 + DIY install = happy.
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They won't really make much of a difference if even any, and you'd have to change them out sooner. Just stick to the OEM ones that I mentioned before, and you'll be good. $15 + DIY install = happy.
+1 on that. I tried running the Splitfires and some of those other platinum whatever kind of plugs in a couple of cars I used to own without much luck at all. Always went back with the OEM and they ran fine.
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I'd stick to the recommended NGKs for your bike; If you try using a high performance, hotter burning plug may even hurt the performance of the engine since wasn't designed for that system. If it ain't broke fix it until it is...
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