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Jan 5, 3:21pm - #77119 
spark plugs?

I have been looking at at set of HKS sparks ($20 each), but I'm not sure if there any better than stock. Anyone have any info on them or any words on another co. thats good for sparks (denso maybe)??

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Jan 5, 3:53pm - #77120 
Denso Iridriums. Buy them here: www.sparkplugs.com

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Jan 5, 8:01pm - #77121 
Originally Posted by Steven
Denso Iridriums. Buy them here: www.sparkplugs.com
I saw a dyno before and after of those installed on an Accord in some mag, and you can see about a 1hp difference over stock.

But it may not be any better than stock cause dynos can fluctuate as much as 1 hp each time it's used. spineyes


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Jan 5, 8:35pm - #77122 
I have the Denso Iridium power plugs. It seem to run a little smoother & got a tiny bit of pep back. No major change though.

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Jan 5, 10:05pm - #77123 
the main advantage to iridium sparkplugs is that they are more consistent...IT loves them to death.

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Jan 6, 8:45am - #77124 
thanks for the tips guys. I did a search as well and it seems denso sparks seem to be what everyone agrees on. Thanks again!! thumbsup

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Jan 6, 8:48am - #77125 
i think i'm gonna getthose don't theylast longer too

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Jan 6, 9:17am - #77126 
Did the spark plug size change in 2003?? On sparkplugs.com and autozone.com 2003 celica GT shows no match but 2000-2003 does. I don't know of any changes in the GT engine from one year to the next.

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Jan 6, 1:06pm - #77127 
Yeah, I bought Denso Iridiums two monthes ago, Got the upgrade from stock, love them. tasty

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Jan 6, 1:54pm - #77128 
I think the stock plugs are iridriums

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Jan 6, 2:21pm - #77129 
Originally Posted by Steven

I think the stock plugs are iridriums


they are, and I think denso makes them. I'm just not sure now if the plugs that come up for 02 will fit my 03. Chances are they will but I gotta be sure.

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Jan 6, 2:32pm - #77130 
get the Denso Irdium Power...


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Jan 6, 2:40pm - #77131 
Solution acquired. thread closed.

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