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Old February 9th, 2006, 08:31 PM
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I hate to ask but I did search and didnt find much. Champion NGK I dont think the bosch platnums really are worth it so...... going to renew everything in the ignition system so just wanted to get it right the first time. gonna get some magnecor wires probally the 8mm FWIW. so anyways.. thanks for the insight
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Old February 9th, 2006, 09:11 PM
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Old February 10th, 2006, 07:28 AM
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Ditto what Mike said. We used them in every 3.9 and never had a problem. Bosch platinums should be pulled from the shelves.
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Scratch my comment.. I used the wrong part number
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I typically run NGK in most of my vehicles although I am planning to try the E3 plugs in the 90 soon to see if they actually make a difference
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Old May 11th, 2012, 09:35 AM
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I typically run NGK in most of my vehicles although I am planning to try the E3 plugs in the 90 soon to see if they actually make a difference
Would you like to buy some snake oil?
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Old May 11th, 2012, 09:47 AM
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Would you like to buy some snake oil?
I'll try anything once! at the end of the day, the plugs I have in there are due for changing in the near future and the E3's were on a special that made them about $10 more expensive than the NGK (for all 8). In the end I don't expect any marked improvements but also do not expect them to work any less efficient than NGK
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I use whatever copper plug is the cheapest. The only ones I've ever had issues with were champion when 3 out of 4 were faulty out of the box, but that was about 20 years ago in a series.
Never seen any noticeable difference in how the engine performs.
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For wires, Magnecor makes great ones. No doubt. I have used 3 sets of them, but I have switched to Kingsborne now with no noticable loss in performance at all, but a hell of a lot cheaper. There are tons here that have done the same. I am taking nothing away from Magnecor---just popping out another option... http://www.kingsbornewires.com/produ...&categoryId=38

Heck, 8mm wire set for under $40? I am down with that...
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I have always used the cheap Champion ones, with out issue or problems.
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x2 on the KIngsborne, been using them in Land Rovers since the 80's. Tried magnecore, but not worth the price differece IMO.
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Has anyone used NGK or STI wires?
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Phillip,

I've used Kingsborne Wire Werks on all my Land Rovers (DI, DII, Series IIA) and I know others that have used them on the 90's.

They are good and have an affordable price. Their tech support is also great. I found an issue with one of my IIA wires and they sent me new wires without a problem.

I will recommend them any day of the week and twice on Sunday's.
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I am also running the Kingsborne wires and cheap Champion plugs in my 90. The quality of the Kingsborne wires is excellent. Like many I had problems with the Bosch Platinum plugs in my old D2 so I generally steer clear of those, but maybe that issue was isolated to the later 4.6 engines.
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