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2003 2.7L: Best performing spark plugs?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by Backinblack03, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Sep 19, 2012 at 5:41 PM
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    Backinblack03

    Backinblack03 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ABS? What ABS?
    I've done some reading, and have yet to check what's actually in the truck at this point, but what do these little 2.7 motor like for plugs? Platinum? Copper? Iridium?

    E3's? (Just kidding!)

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Sep 19, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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    RideFast

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    oem plugs work just fine.
     
  3. Sep 19, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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  4. Sep 20, 2012 at 9:58 AM
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    What flavor are the stock plugs?
     
  5. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    It should say in the owners manual. The v6 takes denzos, not sure about the 4. Go to the dealer and get 4 plugs, You will spend less than $20.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    The dealer has the correct plugs and they aren't expensive.
     
  7. Sep 25, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    The dealer is practically on the other side of the world from me. Turns out stock were NGK V-powers? I found that to be weird. Anyway, I picked up a pack of NGK platinum plugs. Nothing fancy. The originals had worn the center electrode down to over .080" gap!
     
  8. Sep 26, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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    Mine had NGKs so I grabbed the oem version of those when I swapped mine recently. When I changed mine I almost crapped my pants. All four were pushing .090" gap they were that worn. I didnt know they were that bad, just figured it was time. My truck didn't skip a beat and I barely notice a difference with the new ones. Just shows how awesome these trucks are.
     
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