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post #1 of 48 Old 25th December 2011, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
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Spark plugs for ESS supercharged cars?

What plugs are you guys running in your ESS supercharged cars? Is there a better choice than the factory recommended one?

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I just run the ngk bkr6eix.

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If you're tra king it or have the potential for running lower octane fuels you can run one range colder plugs...
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I just run the ngk bkr6eix.
Is this OE replacement?


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If you're tra king it or have the potential for running lower octane fuels you can run one range colder plugs...
I run 93 octane only.

I was planning on running a couple HPDE's a year, but I have concerns the supercharged cars will experience too much heat soak due to the extended high RPM running on the track. Most likely my car will relegated to street use only.


Anyone here run their ESS car at track events?
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It's the same heat range as OEM except its iridium.

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I run one range colder. It is a stock plug for late model 911's. I believe the engine designation is "H6". Also used in some JCW Mini's.
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I run one range colder. It is a stock plug for late model 911's. I believe the engine designation is "H6". Also used in some JCW Mini's.
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Did you notice any difference in comparison to the factory heat range?

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Did you notice any difference in comparison to the factory heat range?

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Hard to notice any difference unless you are doing some type of controlled tests. Let's say I didn't notice any negative results and I feel the one range colder gives me some protection for when I am getting on the supercharger for multiple runs or hard use which increases oil and water temps.

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I run Denso Iridium IK24s--two ranges colder than stock.

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different ignition coils, too. right?
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