Best sparkplugs for a full Granatelli system???

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Best sparkplugs for a full Granatelli system???

Post by unleashedcc » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:35 pm

I've been doing alot of reading and I wanted to see what some of you guys are using as far as plugs. I just bought Granatelli coil and wires from MP and I was thinking of going NGK Iridium.

What are some of you guys using?
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Post by BoostinBen » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:42 pm

NGK 4306.
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Post by Johny » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:47 pm

Iridiums ftw
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Post by Mat00ES » Fri Jul 15, 2011 8:53 pm

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Post by unleashedcc » Fri Jul 15, 2011 9:05 pm

i currently have copper ones but since im going to be running granatelli i thought of upgrating :)
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Post by occasional demons » Fri Jul 15, 2011 9:45 pm

I am currently running Bosch Iridium Fusion plugs. So far they are great. While coppers are generally recommended, they didn't hold up too long for me.

Just an WARNING, the Bosch Iridium Fusion plugs are part platinum. But I have also ran straight platinum with no troubles...
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Post by racer12306 » Fri Jul 15, 2011 9:55 pm

BoostinBen wrote:NGK 4306.
I believe this is a SRT plug.




There isn't really an "upgraded" plug for the 2.0. It all depends on the life that you want.
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Post by occasional demons » Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:12 pm

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Plus whatever claims coil manufacturers make, you will likely get better voltage via plug wire choice than coil choice. The insulation thickness isn't so much a factor as the conductor/insulation material.

A good silicone based insulation that remains flexible, also means it won't get brittle and crack.
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Post by 2005.Neon.SXT » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:33 am

I got some cheapy Denso ones. I plan on doing a Fuel Injection cleaning once a year (16 oz. Seafoam can through the booster vac line), so no reason to spend a lot on plugs when I'm gonna get them changed once a year (and you know the typical person doesn't follow the maintenance intervals :lol:)
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Post by darthroush » Sat Jul 16, 2011 3:55 am

Copper works like a champ. Just because they aren't $10/plug, doesn't mean they aren't good. Good car tuners generally won't tune high-HP cars unless they have copper plugs.

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Post by BoostinBen » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:26 am

racer12306 wrote:
BoostinBen wrote:NGK 4306.
I believe this is a SRT plug.




There isn't really an "upgraded" plug for the 2.0. It all depends on the life that you want.
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Post by occasional demons » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:02 am

I personally have had no issues with the plugs after a Seafoam. They will burn it off just fine. It is no different than flooding the engine. (Fuel) Actually they do far better at self cleaning with Seafoam, or MCCC than being gas soaked.

But if you are putting on 15 to 20K/year, with coppers, it won't hurt to change them regardless. I regapped mine, and it didn't last 5000 miles before it started to hiccup again. That's when the iridium's went in.

If you do fuel soak your plugs, remove them, and hit them with a propane torch for a few seconds. Works like a charm. Oxy-acetylene works too, but you really have to be careful: They will melt with that. :)
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Post by darthroush » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:05 pm

occasional demons wrote: But if you are putting on 15 to 20K/year, with coppers, it won't hurt to change them regardless. I regapped mine, and it didn't last 5000 miles before it started to hiccup again. That's when the iridium's went in.
I had the same experience with copper plugs. I just change them at 30K. They are not expensive and last how long they should.

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Post by ZeroChad » Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:09 pm

I'm still not convinced that Granatelli wires are all that. I've never seen them personally. Just because someone put an ohm meter to them and measured DC impedance getting a lower number than other wires, it doesn't mean that they are better than other wires at conducting Pulsated DC which behaves like AC.
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