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..anyone else having issues getting them? Spoke to my local motor parts direct and he phoned up NGK while I was there.... they are waiting for them to be manufactured. They told him they're expecting them in... in November!!!

Any good alternatives out there people use?
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I bought some NGK plugs easily enough recently, local car shop had them on the shelf though. Might be worth trying a few shops in the hope that they too have some in stock.
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Be very careful as there are a lot of fakes out there, they are so good even Motor Factors are getting conned. I would avoid Ebay and the like.
I have just looked on the Website I usually get them from in the USA and they dont have any. Plenty of other makes but no NGK.
Its well worth the extra for Iridium, better starting and they last a lot longer.
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Surely lasting longer is a bit of a moot point- depending how often you change your plugs of course...

I think I do mine every year or worst case every other, but the Haynes says to do them every 6months!

Either way, I've never had one break

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D366Y wrote: ↑Thu Feb 29, 2024 6:35 pm Surely lasting longer is a bit of a moot point- depending how often you change your plugs of course...
That is the point they will last years, I have done 60k miles on a set and the only reason I replaced them was because I was due to go on a big trip. Because of there heat range they keep clean and the tip is a lot finer so you get a bigger spark.
''Iridium is an extremely durable metallic element, which makes it a great fit as the material for spark plugs. The main property of the iridium spark plugs is that their electrode material comes with a high melting point. They offer a complete combustion and ensure a better performance ''
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Champion plugs are common here ..... and probly just as good as NGK . Local shop has Nippon Denso and Bosch plugs also .
I spose they are all much the same . :)
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Just wondering what you decided to do Tom, did you opt for another make or did you find some NGK ones.
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Yeah Tom :P Whats going on ? I mean like " cliff hanger " :lol:
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This forum is more exciting than a lot of so called cliff hangers!
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Oh sorry lads :lol:

I haven't bought any yet or done anything about it, been mostly drinking ales and walking in the country. Love this time of year.
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Certainly more entertaining :D
And I too have been havin a few ( do you brew your own Tom? ), and spending time down at river . We are in late summer so the river is warm and low and the trout are megga fussy . Couldnt live in town :)
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Major_Tom wrote: ↑Thu Mar 07, 2024 9:42 pm Oh sorry lads :lol:

I haven't bought any yet or done anything about it, been mostly drinking ales and walking in the country. Love this time of year.
Fair enough. Sounds good!
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Mc Tool wrote: ↑Thu Mar 07, 2024 9:44 pm Certainly more entertaining :D
And I too have been havin a few ( do you brew your own Tom? ), and spending time down at river . We are in late summer so the river is warm and low and the trout are megga fussy . Couldnt live in town :)
Hey, no don't brew my own yet, but that's on the to do list πŸ‘
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pbar wrote: ↑Thu Mar 07, 2024 7:19 pm Just wondering what you decided to do Tom, did you opt for another make or did you find some NGK ones.
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That's what I like about old cars.. off the road for 4 months, Β£9 quids worth of plugs, Β£20 of fuel and she started up after 30 seconds of cranking.
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Major_Tom wrote: ↑Tue Mar 26, 2024 3:40 pm That's what I like about old cars.. off the road for 4 months, Β£9 quids worth of plugs, Β£20 of fuel and she started up after 30 seconds of cranking.


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Major_Tom wrote: ↑Tue Mar 26, 2024 1:50 pm
pbar wrote: ↑Thu Mar 07, 2024 7:19 pm Just wondering what you decided to do Tom, did you opt for another make or did you find some NGK ones.
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