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Unread 04-13-2012, 11:17 PM   #1
dep48
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So yesterday i changed my plus. I had reg autolite 985 plugs in her. I put in autolite single plat. 985. Engine sounded quiter and had no damn power. I have a 89 yj with 2.5l tbi. Anybody have any clues or ideas of what plug to run. She ran wonderful wih the reg. Autolite 985 plugs. It as just time to change them. Iwill be utting them back in to see if she has power. Then. Wil buy those and not run the plat.

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Unread 04-13-2012, 11:22 PM   #2
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For $2 of the 985's I'd stick with them.

http://amzn.to/HSCrNo

Also, make sure you've got the plugs in good, and aren't getting a misfire or something.
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Unread 04-15-2012, 01:58 AM   #3
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So i stuck with the plat plugs. Today it has power. I just dont understand jeeps. They have a mind like a women but they wont ***** at you. So im running with plat 985 s.
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Unread 04-15-2012, 02:21 AM   #4
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These motors do very well with champion and they're easy on the wallet ... All three of my jeeps run them
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Unread 04-15-2012, 04:25 AM   #5
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Yeah, when we were a dodge/jeep dealer the techs wouldn't put anything other than the champion plugs back in. They always claimed they wouldn't run worth a chit.

PS: I wouldn't put autolite in my lawnmower...
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Unread 04-22-2012, 06:32 PM   #6
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Champion is ok for yard tractors. I never liked them to much in autos. Autolite works pretty good in Chrysler Dodge engines. Ac delco for GM Motorcraft for Ford NGK for imports Bosch I would not recomend maybe for German autos yes
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Unread 04-22-2012, 06:43 PM   #7
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Champion is ok for yard tractors. I never liked them to much in autos. Autolite works pretty good in Chrysler Dodge engines. Ac delco for GM Motorcraft for Ford NGK for imports Bosch I would not recomend maybe for German autos yes
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Unread 04-22-2012, 07:10 PM   #8
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Thanks for your excellent opinion. (can you detect the sarcasm?)

I'm sure your village is missing you by now.
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Unread 04-29-2012, 10:38 PM   #9
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I thinks I hit a nerve with the plug issue. Lmfao
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Unread 04-30-2012, 03:38 AM   #10
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I used champions once in my bike, the temperature chart on them was wrong (still are), plugs got too hot and blew the tips. Champion, i wouldn't even use on a lawn mower..
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