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Old December 20th, 2012, 02:09 PM
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Champion DBL or NGK Iridium

I have very limited knowledge when it comes to gas engine, what would be your choice for a V8 4.6 Rover engine: Champion DBL Platinum (NLP100320) or NGK Iridium BKR6EIX ?
They're both about the same price, one or two dollars difference on eBay.
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I have very limited knowledge when it comes to gas engine, what would be your choice for a V8 4.6 Rover engine: Champion DBL Platinum (NLP100320) or NGK Iridium BKR6EIX ?
They're both about the same price, one or two dollars difference on eBay.
I don't think these are recommended for these engine.
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unless you have updated your igntion system i.e good quality (Magnacor) 8mm spark plug wires, etc, you are wasting money on platinum and iridium plugs, good old copper chamption RC11yc4 will be your best, just change them once a year.

I have never has fault with them. Rovers run better with them

platinum and iridium are for lazy people as its the plug tip (centre electrode) that wears away with time/mileage. platinum &iridium plugs the centre electrode stays sharper longer

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I don't think these are recommended for these engine.
Both are all over Dweb, supposed to be the very best.

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unless you have updated your igntion system i.e good quality (Magnacor) 8mm spark plug wires, etc, you are wasting money on platinum and iridium plugs, good old copper chamption RC11yc4 will be your best, just change them once a year.

I have never has fault with them. Rovers run better with them

platinum and iridium are for lazy people as its the plug tip (centre electrode) that wears away with time/mileage. platinum &iridium plugs the centre electrode stays sharper longer

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I'm ordering a wire set from Kingsborne, 8mm.

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I thought the kingsborne wires were shit, a lot of people like them.
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I thought the kingsborne wires were shit, a lot of people like them.
Magnecor are 4 times the price I believe.
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They are 10x the quality
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Cheapest copper plugs you can get.

I've been using Kingsborne wires in Rovers since the mid 80's and never any issues.
I tried a set of Magnacore but went back to Kingsborne as I saw no reason to pay the premium.
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