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Denso Spark Plugs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by crazyasu45, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Sep 9, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    crazyasu45

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  2. Sep 9, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    Denso Spark Plugs #K20HR-U11 (Toyota part #90919-01235) for V6 2nd gen


    EDIT: Whoops sorry didn't realize you don't have a 2nd gen. You can go to a Toyota dealership and they'll give you the right plugs, or go to any autoparts store and tell them the year and type of engine.
     
  3. Sep 9, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    Manlaan

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  4. Sep 9, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    What's this I hear about the plugs need to be dual ground...and isn't the gap supposed .040?
     
  5. Sep 9, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Yep. Should say under the hood too. The gap needs to be .043 both sides.
     
  6. Sep 9, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    Just found my owners manual :D Spark Plug Type Denso K16TR11 or NGK BKR5EKB11...Gap (0.043) I'm gonna go with the Densos all around from Rock Auto...
     
  7. Sep 9, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    And do yourself a favor and open each box and check the grounds before you leave. I picked up six at the dealer, inspected them at the counter, and found two of the six to have misaligned ground electrodes (both ground electrodes were not centered on the center electrode by a decent amount). This wasn't just gapping, they were off-axis.
     
  8. Sep 9, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    Good one ;)
     
  9. Sep 10, 2010 at 5:09 AM
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    What is the point in the dual ground electrode setup on these plugs? Does it give a hotter spark?
     
  10. Sep 10, 2010 at 5:20 AM
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    It has to do with the type of ignition system Toyota uses on the 3.4


    OP, use the member discount
     
  11. Sep 10, 2010 at 9:00 AM
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    Before you go to the part store, you should call just to make sure the have the right plug/part, I know here at my store we don't carry the Denso plugs, and we have to order the ngk. Call just so you don't have to make the trip.
     
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    Before you call, you should make sure you have the right phone number, and that would require a phone book. But before you use the phone book, you should make sure it's up-to-date. But before you check for a phone number, you should yell across the room to have someone check to make sure you have a phone book, so you won't have to make the trip across the room just in case you don't have one.

    lol j/k :D
     
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    Lol! before you call make sure you have a phone to use! Haha :laugh:
     
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    So I got some interesting news from the dealership today...Turns out the previous owner had installed the wrong spark plugs :eek: Single electrode plugs...Funny thing is my truck has been running fine for the past 2 years with no hesitations haha...
     
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