Apr 24, 2018 #4 Steve V said: … My old mechanic loved those autolite double platinums, however i dont know if they are any good on the stang. I had 2 out of 4 in a pack that were faulty and failed within days of installing them. Below are the reasons why. Awesome! My go to is NGK, but I'm usually fine with autolite as well. Sport Spark Plugs Your sport recreation vehicles demand specialized power and performance. Misfires all over These are just cheap alternatives, none have been tested yet, my buddy ran $2 cheapies in his 1100hp STI without issue. Regarding the coil packs, I havn't read anything about the RS3 packs being “better” than the OEM ones. Purchased some Autolite IridumXP (XP3923) plugs with the intention of installing them in my 2006 9-3 2.0T but I've been doing some reading today and people on some Saab forums are saying that anything but the OE plugs could risk damaging my engine? I had 2 out of 4 in a pack that were faulty and failed within days of … I take the plug out of cylinder 3 and it was also faulty. My dad told me never to use Champions. However, a plug may fit hundreds of engines, from cars to golf carts. I use them for the lawn mower, since I can't find any others. It provides a place or containment area for an electric spark which arcs across the gap area at the end of the plug. The only hope here is that AC Delco ensure that these manufacturers maintain quality control. My 04 xterra has 130k miles and I’m trying make this thing last at least another 100k Miles. Everything was fine. Also, reduce the torque by 10% if you’ve applied anti-seize compound on the threads. PowerDemon Autocross Champion. Nothing was cracked. I put auto lite in every ford that rolls through the shop and haven't had an issue in 15 years. Bad batch of plugs it seems. I’m looking for spark plugs. NOTE: You will still be required to mail in your proof of purchase information. Hahny Member. The primary benefit this plug had was that it transferred money from your wallet to the manufacturer's. I take the plug out of cylinder 3 and it was also faulty. Find Parts. They do their job and can be replaced multiple times for less than the cost of NGK or any of the gimmick plugs. J ~JM~ Wrinkled Member. Apr 25, 2018 #21 After getting run ragged with Delcos a few years ago, now everything I won uses NGKs. Reddit community for Nissan Xterra owners, tinkers and enthusiasts. Here are the top brands of spark plugs: Autolite XP Xtreme Performance plugs (this is an iridium tipped plug with platinum tipped traditional “J” side electrode) I will say this was mostly on non computer controlled cars when you had to constantly do tune ups, they just seemed to run rougher on different brands than recommended. If you just need 1 spark plug and aren’t really looking for multiple pieces, we recommend the Autolite Iridium Spark Plug. In Champion the heat range would be a 9y or a 11y (hotter). He was correct. Autolite was also against the use of anti-seize, saying the same thing about overtorquing and that its nickel-plated plugs didn't need anyting on them. The service manual lists N9Y while Champion lists N12YC ?? Moral of the story is: Don't buy Autolite spark plugs. First verify what series of plugs the head manufacturer says the heads use. Autolite – Copper Resistor Spark Plug (3922-4PK) Autolite is a popular brand that many trust and adore. 59Billy. J. Johnny Buick Member. R. RF Overlord. 4.7 out of 5 stars 98. I've seen that add. Re: ac delco spark plugs vs. autolite ? Messages 1,578 Location stamford, … As such, different NGK, Denso, and Autolite plugs, wires, coils, et cetera, will be exactly identical to the OEM. In Motorcraft the heat range will be either a 32 as in bf32 or af 32. the next hotter will be a 42. Steet engines need an extended tip plug. Ngk or Autolite spark plugs? I'll chime in for my experiment on various plugs in my family's corolla. earlbrown runs with scissors. But it is double! Tried NGK copper/steel cheap plugs, didn't gap it, works fine Tried Autolite copper/steel, didn't gap it, work like poop, loosen itself out of the vehicle, horrible mileage, etc. Alot of misconceptions about iridium spark plugs on this forum. Here is a quote from S&S..... "S&S has used the following spark plugs in V2-Style Long Blocks with good results: Autolite 4265, Champion RN12YC, Harley-Davidson 5R6A, and NGK BPR 4ES. Create An Autolite Account. Understanding Spark Plug Sizes To form a perfect seal in the combustion chamber, each spark plug must exactly match the dimensional characteristics of the cylinder head it is designed to fit in two important ways: (1) Thread Diameter, and (2) Reach. Thread starter Wilkening; Start date Apr 3, 2020; W. Wilkening Member. In most cases my OE Delcos are cheaper than the crappy aftermarket stuff, and NGK's are worth the extra bucks if you're making big HP. The Autolite spark plugs are easily among our favorites. If not OEM, Bosch and NGK are the suppliers of OEM parts for a lot of manufacturers so are usually a safe bet. Innovation leaders since 1936, Autolite creates the highest quality ignition products for a huge variety of engines! Even with the expensive plugs, always flip the plug to check the ceramic after gapping but before installation. share. Last edited: Apr 12, 2019. 888-800-9629 Live Customer Service * Tech Support Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm PST If you purchased a product and wish to register your rebate information online, click the 'Submit Online Rebate Claim' button. Apr 3, 2020 #1 I have a 212 predator I was thinking about switching over to alky. Autolite plugs have the opposite heat ranges of an NGH plug. Predator 212 spark plug. SEE PRODUCT DETAILS. We are speaking about this because confusion has ensued multiple times in this regard. It’s the same type of plug and same gap as the NGKs. Messages 1,676 Location Waldorf, Maryland. A spark plug delivers electric current from an ignition system to the combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine. (I'm still running Autolite because those were the only ones they had available at my neighborhood store. Thread starter ziggy; Start date Today at 12:04 AM; Z. ziggy. Autolite spark plugs traditionally leave the factory pre-gapped for their most popular application. Joined Jan 19, 2007 Messages 219 Location Hancock County, MS. Dec 1, 2020 #41 HarleyT said: I am more concerned about the price of ammo..... And if it will be banned. Thread starter ziggy; Start date Today at 12:04 AM; Z. ziggy. Location Fredericksburg, VA Car(s) Mk7 GTI Dec 9, 2019 #3 If you are tuning soon, ask your tuner. Steve V Steve V's Automotive 757 560 2782. I'd go with what's there but would probably replace them after 50-75k miles unless they start to fail earlier. I've used tons of autolite plugs with zero issues. 9 comments. My lawn mower doesn't need a new spark plug yet, since I replaced it last year with an NGK #5798 (BR2-LM) The Autolite part number is XST458. The Autolite 104 Copper Resistor Spark Plug is the industry standard. hahahah
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either brand will work as long as they are of the correct heat range.
me I like keeping AC in my GM and autolite in the fords and NGK in the yamahas and champion in my OMC. Thread Diameter Spark Plugs are made in 10, 12, 14, and 18 mm thread diameters. No issues. If you are staying stock for awhile then fresh OEM ones should do just fine. After a few days my car started running rough. You may think I'm crazy, but I swear there is a difference. Champion on the other hand... Every company makes bad plugs, they're mass produced. They weren't available anywhere locally. The Autolite APPs are a fine spark plug but considering you expect you may be using a helicoil, go with the Laser Platinum. Moral of the story is: Don't buy Autolite spark plugs. If you just need 1 spark plug and aren’t really looking for multiple pieces, we recommend the Autolite Iridium Spark Plug. This detail will help you choose the right one before going ahead. https://sparkpluglist.blogspot.com/2012/05/spark-plugs-cross-reference-list.html Removing and replacing the plenum to access plug 6 was a b*%#h! Spark Plug. I either use Delco or NGK. Spark plugs at the Stihl dealer. While testing the spark plug/coil for spark, I took off cylinder 2's plug, THINKING IT WAS CYLINDER 3 (I'm not experienced with engines really. I'm assuming I got a bad batch. I have such a gauge perminently installed on the rear port of an Edelbrock Torquer Manifold,(750 Holley-Vac. I know (now) everyone says use NGK but I didn’t know that and recently changed my plugs to Autolite double platinum. It is available as a single plug or as packs of 4, giving you complete freedom to choose. If you are staying stock for awhile then fresh OEM ones should do just fine. It has a 0.6 mm fine wire center electrode made of platinum alloy. They work really well. I was changing the valve cover gasket too so I had to take the plenum off anyways. Archived. Stock? Automotive; Sport; Racing; Lawn & Garden; Support. I think that’s the consensus I’ve found online! The spark plug connector on the wire was a bit different, more robust, than typical automotive connector. Messages 1,578 Location stamford, … According to the company, the new plugs were designed with spark performance, long life and value in mind. The APPs will sometimes (not very often) drop a puck and if that happens you'll be taking it back out again. Here’s our review of the Autolite Double Platinum Spark Plug: The features. Products. J ~JM~ Wrinkled Member. Check your service manual or the spark plug manufacturer’s specs for the right torque. Is it that big of a deal or will I be fine? Edit: I've added this picture https://i.imgur.com/Ic1h5q6.jpg to show what happened on 2 of the plugs within a few days of installing them. The AC Delco spark plug which has a smooth ceramic outside surface is made by Bosch and if the surface is "ribbed" it is made by Champion. Same defect. Steet engines need an extended tip plug. Find parts for . I run the code and get a cylinder 1 misfire. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. GLOW PLUGS. $22.26 $ 22. "Are Autolite Spark Plugs Pre Gap? When a spark plug is referred to as a “cold plug,” it is one that transfers heat rapidly from the firing tip into the engine’s head. 1. In Motorcraft the heat range will be either a 32 as in bf32 or af 32. the next hotter will be a 42. Here are the top brands of spark plugs: Autolite XP Xtreme Performance plugs (this is an iridium tipped plug with platinum tipped traditional “J” side electrode) Autolite makes a surface gap plug – called the X-plug that uses a pair of grooves cut into the body to create sharp edges that make this surface gap plug very efficient for competition use. Then you need to determine the heat range. This guide also suggests testing for Spark-Plug Gap eficientcy, using a Vacuumn Gauge. Autolite Spark Plugs, Lake Forest, Illinois. Find out more below: The spark plugs have a copper core. I'm also gonna try the Champion plugs out. Yes, the common answer is “look back in the archives” but we all know Autolite 2414’s, 2413’s, AG203’s, AG403’s, Denso W31EN’s and W34EN’s are non existent these days and those who have them aren’t letting them go or … C. Corvette Owner. Nothing wrong with autolite, delco, or any of the cheap brands. I didn't drop them or hit them with anything or beat the shit out of them or over torque them. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Autolite xp iridium enhanced vs acdelco iridium soark plugs. This of course would show up in my computer as cylinder 3 misfiring during that time, right!? This means that the total number of spark plugs is 16. DO NOT coat the ground strap. Steve V Steve V's Automotive 757 560 2782. Also, reduce the torque by 10% if you’ve applied anti-seize compound on the threads. I’m looking for spark plugs. I will swap as soon as I get the chance.) … It was definitely broken in shipping or something. Frankly they are brand new spark plugs I don’t really know how much of it is the “autolite boogeyman” and how much of it is I actually NEED to use NGK, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. (Right) Sometimes a shorter spark plug can improve clearance with tight-fitting headers. Autolite 104 Copper Resistor Spark Plug – Best Plug for the Price; Buy now on Amazon. Jun 21, 2020 #5 Thanks got auto lite in now not happy with them . I did zero research and just grabbed what they told me to use at Autozone, O'Reilly, Napa, wherever I was. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. May 20, 2013 #4 NGK > Autolite. 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