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Re: Spark Plugs...now true confessions
> I disagree big time here with all due respect. I will now publicly
> that I once used the Autolite Platinums in my old 5000S FWD...they were
> crap compared to the 3 prong Bosch. I drive probably 90-95% highway miles
> I have regularly pulled plugs at 30K miles with no more than .3 -.5mm max
> in gap with the Bosch in both the old I5 10v and now the 20v.
> The Autolites suffered SEVERE meltdown...I pulled the Autolites and
> that the gap had DOUBLED! I was embarrased to say the least that they had
> so bad. I might add that this increase occured at less than half the
> period for the plug...YIPES. Never again!
I had about 15k on the Autolites. The gap was still within the .1mm
tolerance... I was surprised, I'd expected them to be as you described.