1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Which Spark Plug?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by bawilson21, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. bawilson21

    bawilson21 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Member:
    #16071
    Messages:
    154
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    WA
    Vehicle:
    00 SR5 V6 4x4 5-speed
    Rear Diff Breather Extension Deck Plate Mod 31" Destination A/T 3" Body Lift Rancho 5000 Shocks Grey Wire 7Pin Tow harness
    Hello all, Im trying to decide which spark plug I should use. I have a 2000 4x4 v6 Taco nearing the 90K mile mark and I wanted to replace the plugs. My question is this, does the plug matter? Ive heard different thoughts from people about this. Some say stay strickly to OEM, others say anything NGK, and I have this one guy saying the more money you pay the better. I dont think that last one is always the case but whatever.

    Anywho, I do some light off-roading with my taco and drive it everywhere around town. The acceleration is nice to have but it really feels lacking right now. Anywho, what are you guys all running as far as plugs go?
     
  2. brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2008
    Member:
    #10289
    Messages:
    9,905
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2010 4x4
    BUILT, not bought...
    best plug = OEM
     
  3. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Member:
    #1932
    Messages:
    2,747
    Gender:
    Male
    Sunny SoCal
    Vehicle:
    I had a '99 Xtra Cab PreRunner SR5 V6
    NGK or Denso, it really doesn't matter, but whatever you get make sure you get the ones with the double electrode because they are what's required/recommended for the 5vz-fe, which is what you have.
     
  4. bawilson21

    bawilson21 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Member:
    #16071
    Messages:
    154
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bryan
    WA
    Vehicle:
    00 SR5 V6 4x4 5-speed
    Rear Diff Breather Extension Deck Plate Mod 31" Destination A/T 3" Body Lift Rancho 5000 Shocks Grey Wire 7Pin Tow harness
    Thanks guys. Ill just stick with OEM, that way, I really cant go wrong. =D Now to find someone to do it... or at least to watch over me so I dont break something.. pleh
     
  5. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Member:
    #1932
    Messages:
    2,747
    Gender:
    Male
    Sunny SoCal
    Vehicle:
    I had a '99 Xtra Cab PreRunner SR5 V6
  6. chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    103,501
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    If you need help, and are in the Tempe area, let me know. I'll help ya.
     
  7. brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2008
    Member:
    #10289
    Messages:
    9,905
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2010 4x4
    BUILT, not bought...

    THANKS again buddy!

    :D
     
  8. chris4x4

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

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    103,501
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    ;)
     
  9. elchangochief

    elchangochief Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2009
    Member:
    #18240
    Messages:
    21
    Gender:
    Male
    paramount,CA
    Vehicle:
    98 prerunner
    camburg uniball control arms,intake,poweraid throttlebody spacer,pro comp 3 inch spacer cali lift,interior blue neon lights,snugtop, neon light in snugtop,camper, kenwood stereo, 2 12'' punch subwoofer 800 watt kenwood amp,kill switch,black widow alarm, thrush turbo muffler
To Top