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longer-lasting spark plugs

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pibbles99, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:39 AM
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    Pibbles99

    Pibbles99 [OP] One more cast

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    Hi everyone,

    I Own a 2008 Tacoma with 72,000 and I am in need of a new spark plug change.

    Is there anyone that could tell me of a spark plug that I could use that is not original equipment that would get me the same results as original equipment but would give me more miles to the plug?

    Changing my spark plugs every 30,000 miles it's becoming a little bit of a pain in the ass. I hope to hear from you guys soon or gals.
     
  2. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:45 AM
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    OEM plugs is your best bet
     
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  3. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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    I have a TRD sport if that will help. But can you tell me what OEM stands for and where I will find them?
     
  5. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:47 AM
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  6. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    Denso and NGK make platinum and iridium plugs that will work, but there must be a reason Toyota didn't install them in the 4.0 at the factory. I would stick with the oem.
     
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  7. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    Changing spark plugs every 30000 miles is becoming a pain in the ass??? Based on the year of the truck and the mileage they’ve only been changed twice in 10 years. Doesn’t sound like a pain in the ass to me. I don’t know what you’re expecting but you should just stick with the plugs you been using.
     
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  8. Mar 3, 2018 at 9:54 AM
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    Sorry guys,

    I guess I was just overthinking it in that 30,000 miles isn't really a big deal. For an hour and a half's worth of work that's not too bad. All of the research I did basically pointed me back to the OEMs anyways. Thank you very much for your help and have a great day
     
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  9. Mar 3, 2018 at 10:14 AM
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    Iridium plugs will last longer.
     
  10. Mar 3, 2018 at 10:20 AM
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    I agree with @Sprig. Your owners manual calls for plugs to be changed every 30,000 miles...so change them every 30,000 miles regardless of the brand.
     
  11. Mar 4, 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    Changed my plugs and she runs like brand new! Just gonna stick with OEM without delay. Thanks everyone!
     

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