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Spark Plugs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by tr0gd0r, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know what spark plugs are stock in the Tacoma? What brand does everyone use?

    Thanks
     
  2. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    NGK on one bank and Denso on the other. Don't ask why it is, no one knows the definitive answer.
     
  3. tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    anyone know the exact ngk and denso it is? would it be okay to do all the same plug?
     
  4. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    It would be OK to put one or the other in your Taco. Check out the link below and use the drop down menus on the top left corner to figure out what plugs you will need.

    http://sparkplugs.com/
     
  5. genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    I replaced mine with NGK Irridium plugs. I bought them @ Advanced auto parts.

    You should only replace your plugs with NGK or Denso.
     
  6. tr0gd0r

    tr0gd0r [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I noticed some of the ones on sparkplugs.com arent dual grounded. Is it necessary to have spark plugs with dual grounds?
     
  7. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    Yes, because it's what's required for the 5vz-fe V6.
     
  8. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    OEM plugs for the Second gen Tacoma 1 GR-FE is:
    Denso: K20HR-U11
    NGK: LFR6C-11

    Gapped between .039 to .043

    For the 5VZ-FE
    OEM plugs are
    ND (denso):K16TR11
    NGK: BKR5EKB-11
     
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