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E3 spark plugs.....any advantange to running these???

Hey...

These have been out for a while, and yet to see any info on them running in a ranger.....anyone have experience with these??? They sound promising.

that's a shorty plug...
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Havent used those before myself.. I am due for a spark plug/wires/distributor change pretty soon.. and I have heard of all kidns of new types.. since plugs are cheap, I might as well fork up soem godo money and test some of the top of the line stuff out


Actually, I think I may just bite the bullet and test out a special aftermarket high quality plug.. known as the Pulstar Pulse Plug... you woudl **** yoru pants if you realize how expensive they are.. but what they show is amazing if its fully true

http://www.pulstarplug.com/howtheywork.html

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The E3's were the first spark plugs I had bought for my ranger but never really got to try them because they blew up the next day (wrong P/N from Advance Auto).
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Yea......schucks tried to sell me the E3.56 ones.....aka the ones for the 4.0L OHV engine rather than the E3.60 for the 4.0L SOHC. I got them on order....it's only $30 and about an hour or so to swap...no biggie.
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Don't throw your money away, they are a scam! The best plugs you can use
are Motorcraft double, or fine wire platinums.
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For once Bob and I agree! They remind me of split fires, and we all know how "well" those worked...
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I run them in my lawn mower, snowblower and weed wacker. I feel they start\run better with them. I would not suggest running them in our Rangers though. Stock plugs work fine.
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Oh I know....I'm just curious. I have good luck with my autolite copper's.
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I've got them in mine. Seemed to run better once I switched them out, but I had damn near 120k on my stockers when I switched them so any new plug would run better. Haha....
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Oh I know....I'm just curious. I have good luck with my autolite copper's.
your running standard copper core plugs?

wow thats a downgrade and could do dammage to your engine over time.

ford hasn't used a non-platinum plug sense the late 80's
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i think ill check out the e3, i havent changed my plugs in like 75k miles so i might as well.
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Don't throw your money away, they are a scam! The best plugs you can use
are Motorcraft double, or fine wire platinums.
I agree. These plugs wont do anything for the 4.0
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so what kind do you recomend for the 4.0?
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Autolite double platinum #APP5144 for a 4.0 SOHC.



Oh yea.......i returned them and got APP's and got 12 bucks back!.....hell they paid me. lol.
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Good, you did the right thing...
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i bought the bocsh fusions to see if they work as good as they should,, idk i got them for the same price as the platium 2's so what the heck, ii'll only no by trying
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