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Unread 03-09-2005, 05:33 PM   #1
Derek33
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spark plugs

What spark plugs would you recomend for my jeep. its a 1997 5.2 with 98k miles.

thanks

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Unread 03-09-2005, 05:51 PM   #2
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ive allways used bosh platinum, in every vehichle i own.
never had any problems.
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Unread 03-09-2005, 06:31 PM   #3
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HEY DEREK...THAT ALL DEPENDS ON ANY MODIFICATION.....ooppss didn't notice the caps on. I always used Bosch platinum till I went with all my mods and was suggested to use Autolites with a colder range. Like I said it all depends on if you plan on modding...if not then you can't go wrong with Bosch.
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Unread 03-09-2005, 06:45 PM   #4
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I just replaced the plugs on my 'stock' 97' 5.2 V8 about 6,000 miles ago with Champion Truck Plugs. So far, so good and heard positive feedback about these plugs.
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Unread 03-09-2005, 09:17 PM   #5
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I run Champion Truck plugs in both my jeep and they have performed very well over the years.
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Unread 03-09-2005, 09:38 PM   #6
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Just stick to OEM Champion Truck Style Plugs.

What advantages will you get using aftermarket plugs, it is something I've never understood. The guys who built your Jeep actually know a thing or two!


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Unread 03-10-2005, 05:32 AM   #7
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Agreed, you cannot go wrong with using whatever the owners’ manual states. Using so-called better plugs is not necessarily better.
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Unread 03-10-2005, 11:06 AM   #8
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I use plain old Autolite Resistors. They work just fine.
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