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Old 10-14-2010, 10:52 AM
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Question best spark plugs and wires to get?

I was just wondering what the best kind of spark plug wires and spark plugs to get are..? I am going to change them very soon and want some opinions on what the best product is to get since there are many different kinds to get. I have a napa and partsource store to go to.

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Old 10-14-2010, 11:08 AM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

just go get motorcraft. that's what the truck came with, that's what it should have
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Old 10-14-2010, 03:12 PM
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That's what my truck has in it, and that's what i'm gonna put back in it.
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Old 10-14-2010, 03:24 PM
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There are not "better" plugs or wires available for the truck. Just get the motorcraft ones.
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Old 10-18-2010, 04:16 PM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

You can go with motorcraft or autolite (who makes motorcraft). I put autolite platinums and omnispark wires in my truck and it runs great!
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Old 10-22-2010, 08:05 AM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

i bought E3 for my truck and i have noticed better fuel efficiency and Hp! I havent tried wires yet, but its on the list!! :P
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:47 AM
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well I got ngk wires and platinum spark plugs. they work great and I have noticed better power and fuel efficiency.
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Old 10-23-2010, 07:16 AM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

Why did you bother asking a question, get an answer from 5 people saying the same thing, and then go do the exact opposite??

Anything other than motorcraft or Autolite in a our engines is asking for trouble. To the point where it may not work at all. Bosch and NGK plugs are notorious for failing in our engines. Don't ask why. They just do.

Also, you will not see any gain in performance from spark plugs or wires. If what you had before was totally beat, sure it will bring you back up to stock performance. But you will not get any increase beyond what it did from the factory with spark plugs and wires. Any advertising that tells you otherwise is lying to you.
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Old 10-23-2010, 11:52 AM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

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i bought e3 for my truck and i have noticed better fuel efficiency and hp! I havent tried wires yet, but its on the list!!
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Old 10-23-2010, 06:57 PM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

Hmmmm...Not sure what the fuss is about...but It looks like Snipes DID put platinums in as recomended by 5 others
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Old 10-23-2010, 07:13 PM
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Hmmmm...Not sure what the fuss is about...but It looks like Snipes DID put platinums in as recomended by 5 others
Everyone else recommended MOTORCRAFT or AUTOLITE. He put in NGK.
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:23 AM
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He put in NGK wires and platinum plugs. I was thinking that the platinums were Autolite. Maybe not...LOL
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:28 AM
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Default Re: best spark plugs and wires to get?

NGK is a brand. Platinum is a type of metal used in most spark plugs
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:50 AM
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I notice that Autozone have several types of Autolite. What do you beleive would be the best plug for the 3.0 engine (6 banger)?

Platinium, Iridium, Double Plat...

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Old 10-24-2010, 07:15 AM
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It's like this, in a ford use motorcraft parts, in a chevy use ac delco, in a dodge use mopar. If motorcraft makes the part just get it. Fuel pumps especially. Fords and chevys don't do well if you try and put an aftermarket pump in them. I did that in my old tahoe and it lasted 2 weeks.
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