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post #1 of 56 (permalink) Old 07-13-2010, 09:09 PM Thread Starter
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Right Spark Plugs?

hi guys and girls (if your reading this)

okay here's what i have to ask...i just bought NGK G-Power Platinum Alloy spark plugs, LTR5GP stock# 5019 and realized i didn't do my research. so with that said did i get the right ones? i am a 2.2L, year 2007 and everything's stock on engine. planning on getting a K&N Intake in future though.

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My lady has a 2006 LS with the 2.2. I bought the E3 spark plugs and put the in and ever since the car has been throwing codes like crazy. I am going to switch to the Autolite Iridium XP and see if it helps. If check engine lite comes on it will probably be PO340 and PO341. It takes about 40 miles or so to come on. If it does`nt come on you are good. Just thought I would let you know my experience.

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well thank you. man, this morning my car didn't start the first time i turned the key. the second time it did but after it felt like it was gonna stall again and when i stepped on the gas, it lost power, took my foot off and gained it back. this time was the worst out of all of the other times. i'm pretty sure it's the spark plugs but not 100%. i have yet to receive a CEL and idk what to do or even if i got the right plugs....

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some cars dont like certain plugs, it's a pretty common thing. myself and most other experienced owners will say ngk or ac delco. try out whatever plugs you want it's not really gonna hurt anything.

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oh really? okay. good thing i got the NGK. now i just have to someone to put it in for me...time to call around and fork up some cash. i don't trust myself enough to do it.

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some cars dont like certain plugs, it's a pretty common thing. myself and most other experienced owners will say ngk or ac delco. try out whatever plugs you want it's not really gonna hurt anything.
Yep - Delco or NGK is what I'd run. I still have my stock Iridium Delcos in there - maybe I should swap to some colder NGK iridiums...

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oh really? okay. good thing i got the NGK. now i just have to someone to put it in for me...time to call around and fork up some cash. i don't trust myself enough to do it.

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To change your plugs? Hopefully you find a friend who can do it...

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mp definitely colder plugs since you're boosted now. not sure why you haven't already done that it's a major preventative mod! bkr7e is what i run.

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I haven't hit knock or anything, plus it would cause me to have to actually buy more stuff (then again, what am I doing with suspension).

I'm at like 47k miles, so might behoove me to change them as it is. Definitely want iridium plugs...

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Ahh, but those aren't iridium...hmm

Need to find plugs that are one step colder than: NGK LTR5IX-11

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