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Old 03-06-2008
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spark plugs, WTF?

ok so i have tried to find motorcraft or autolite plugs for my truck, but NONE of the parts stores around have either of them

even the ford dealership didnt have any, the only thing i could get was the plain bosch plug

am i gonna have any major problems running these?
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Some people say only use Motorcraft -- Autolite gives some problems. I think the same about Bosch. Try it and see what happens. I can't believe there was a run on spark plugs. One thing is to be certain that the gap is correct. I wish you luck.
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its not that they were sold out its just that no place around here has stuff in stock for rangers, and some most said that they cant get the motorcraft parts

i had to get plugs, wires, coil pack, belt tensioner and belt. and i had to go to 7 parts stores to get everything and the plugs i were the only thing i could NOT get unless i went with the bosch
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I've always used NGK plugs and had great luck with them.
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yeah i looked into those but they would have to order them and it would be about 3-4 weeks

not to happy about it but i guess i will the bosch until this summer if i can ever find motorcraft
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I'm running on NGK Iridiums. I've never had a problem with them. They're my plug of choice.
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the plugs i got are the same design as the motorcraft but they are single platinums
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NGK TR55's are a good plug. I used to use TR55-1's.
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i had to get bosch, only thing anyplace had
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Ditto, my current are some NGK Iridiums in my engine.. I've got some other "high quality" ones, but hav eto order another one as one of them decided to break when I got my hand stuck in a hard to get area.. wasnt all to gentle with it.


The iridiums work fantastic, along with runnign teh screamin demon coil pack and wires to go with.
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