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This is the first time of servicing my Beemer (1987 1.8 M10 UK spec) what are the best plugs to use? Is it best to use the stock items (Haynes manual info) or does anybody know different? My car is totally stock.
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There are many choices out there. I use Bosch, and have had no problems at all.
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bimmers like bosch stuff. i use all bosch everything pretty much. bosch plugs, bosch wires, cap and rotor... i recommend bosch copper plugs, thats what i run and they are excellent. no problems at all.

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just get the cheapest they sell, which is usually bosche. Like a $1 a plug. Dont try to get all that 4 plug platinum crap. Besides, physics states that electricity will take the path of least resistance, so only 1 side of the plug is being used. Multiple prong plugs are useless.

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Dont get anything fancy like plaitnum or silvers. The M10 does not like those and tend to flake the coating off pretty fast. Go with the best for the M10, the 99 cent Bosch Coppers, and replace them once a year. Leave the gap at 0.034, they come that way...

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