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Old 12-03-2007, 05:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Bosch Platinum 4 vs. NGK Platinum Spark Plugs vs. copper???

I know this has been dicussed many times, I'ved owned my car for about a year now, & I am getting ready to replace my spark plugs for the 1st time on my 97 328i. Which ones do I go with! I heard the Platinums burn too hot!!!! Just looking for a reliable plug! Any suggestions???

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Old 12-03-2007, 11:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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nah i just went with the bosch platinum 2's and no trouble ... i dont see how it would cause a problem
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dont sugest the plat. 4 my e30 nothiced no power gain and they didn't last long and I had to change them out after less then 8k miles.... I like my copper's.....
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for BEST results go w/ Bosch Super F 8 LDCR. this is the oem plug, and recomended for a reason. for more info, feel free to check out my review on Bosch plats in the review forum.
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Yes it has been discussed many times. Yes most people will agree it is best to use the OEM plugs as jllphan stated above.
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Lithium plugs, anyone
my bro bought me some for my birthday, i like them
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Bosch OEm plugs are the best way to go!!
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