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Old 05-01-2008, 10:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Spark Plug Replacement? Bosch Platinum Plus or Bosch Super?

I hear the Bosch Platinum Plus 4s can cause idling issues?
I need to replace mine on the 318i and I am wondering if I should go with the better sounding Bosch Platinum Plus or OEM simple Bosch Super?
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I'm now hearing NGKs are better that OEM in terms of durability?

But I may go OEM for now... and try out the NGKs eventually
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NGK is better and gives it a clean and smooth idle
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just get the copper cores.... the plat. ones raise smog levels... the plat. also burn out fast...
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Copper +2 and nothing else. OEM or NGK whichever you can find for tree-fitty at your local stores.
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I use the NGK copper +2's and they work great.
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So basically, Del, yo see the trend: get copper. Whether OEM or NGK's, that is your choice. Stay away from platinum.
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