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    Spark Plugs

    Just got some new plugs for the car as I had a fouled up one, the plugs I got are champion premium, now these are single electrode as were the other alternatives both in champion and ngk, now the guy in the service area in halfarts says these are fine the right plugs and are already pre-gapped. I've stuck em in and all seems fine but I just wanna put my mind at ease about them being pre-gapped. Can anybody please enlighten me?.

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    nope you should have twin tipped plugs, vauxhall parts number 91132006
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    You can generally use any make of plug, champion or ngk are both better than bosch.

    You do not really need a twin electrode plug, as the spark will always jump across the smalliest gap anyway. Twin electrodes are just to extend the service life of the plug.

    As long as the plug is platinum tipped, it will be good for 20k miles.

    Plugs will be pre gapped at 0.85 mm which is spot on and should not give problems.

    I recently fitted NGK Iridium plugs (BKR6EIX) which were gapped at 0.85.

    My car has never before ran as smooth as it does now.

    Never again will a Bosch plug grace my car!

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    Thanks, I must say that these new plugs seem to be making the car a lot smoother,they were £20 a set as opposed to £12 for the recomended plugs, the ones I got being the premium type. Minds at rest now cheers.
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