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Dual Tipped Sprakplugs?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Canuckoma, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:34 PM
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    Canuckoma

    Canuckoma [OP] Cunuckoma 98 - 425,000 Miles

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    What is the point to the dual tipped spark plugs now that platinums and iridiums are available? I'm sure that even with the waste spark system on the 5VZE one would get as good or better life out of iridiums or platinums compared to stock dual tips.
     
  2. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    if you open your hood and look at the timing chain cover, toyota actually reccommends these plugs for the 3.4...I'm not sure why thou. I run single ground ngk's in my 96 3.4 and i havent noticed any problems.

    I'd assume it has something to do with better fuel burning with the dual electrodes
     
  3. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    rip off... same as with the quad and octo tipped spark plugs
    electricity will ALWAYS take the shortest (least resistance) path
    it will find the closest tip and then it will only use that tip
    as long as you use a good quality spark plug iridium, platinum, ngk, champion, w/e you'll be good to go. i'd just put the oem plugs back in if i were you. i have about 100000+ km before i'll even worry about them
     
  4. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    Canuckoma [OP] Cunuckoma 98 - 425,000 Miles

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    Your signature cat file is pretty neat.... where did you get it?
     
  5. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    wow not even a thank you:rolleyes:
     
  6. Sep 21, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Use the Dual Electrode OEM plugs for best performance.
     
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