[Biturbos4] Spark Plug Recommendations

The Corbs c.corbishley at comcast.net
Sun May 21 13:04:29 EDT 2006

Thanks Keman and Wilson.  I see that the NGK Iridium BKR6EIX is apparently 
recommended?  $6.96 each at Advance Auto Parts?

I see that ECS is also offering Denso Iridiums at ~$11 each?

John Corbs
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keman" <keman at interwolf.net>
To: "Wilson Northrup" <northrup at crazybug.com>; "The Corbs" 
<c.corbishley at comcast.net>
Cc: <biturbos4 at www.audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Spark Plug Recommendations

> The thing that's rather shocking is how often you have to replace them. 
> They're double platinum, but the dealers will change em out every 20-25k 
> miles to get rid of misfires, and they don't exactly have a reputation for 
> doing things needlessly.
> Recently I heard some more light shed on the super expensive iridium 
> plugs. The opinion was that they can handle the high heat from turbo 
> engines that platinum plugs can't, and as such last 100k miles. I have no 
> idea on the credibility of this idea, anyone else?
> - Keman
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Wilson Northrup" <northrup at crazybug.com>
> To: "The Corbs" <c.corbishley at comcast.net>
> Cc: <biturbos4 at www.audifans.com>
> Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 11:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Spark Plug Recommendations
>> for stock, the popular response is to use the  stock plug. Shop around a
>> bit, some dealers really  charge quite a bit for this plug.  The one from
>> the dealer has the Audi/VW  logo on it, but you can get the same plug 
>> from
>> an aftermkarket dealer. Model NGK PFR6Q.  My dealer wants $18 each (wtf?)
>> i talked them down to $11ea.
>> chipped? some say to use: BOSCH F5DP0R.
>> FWIW, I'm running APR+K04s with stock plugs, but I'm pretty mild with the
>> S4. It's my daily and I get 22-25mpg according to the dash display. 
>> I've
>> had thse in for about 12K with no misfires detected according to VAG-COM.
>> wilson
>> 00 s4 biturbo
>> 94 rx7 twinturbo
>> On Sat, 20 May 2006, The Corbs wrote:
>>> Any preferences folks?
>>> Thanks

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