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Old 09-14-2020, 04:03 PM   #1
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Anyone using NGK plugs in an 8BA? if so any pros or cons?
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Old 09-14-2020, 04:21 PM   #2
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I'm using NGK's in my blown flathead with excellent results. They were recommended by some well known people here and so far so good. My 2 cents.
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Old 09-14-2020, 04:45 PM   #3
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Me too. B6L in an 8BA style Merc slightly "warmed up". Plugs look just right. Milled 8CM iron heads.



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Old 09-14-2020, 04:59 PM   #4
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I have been using them for 15 yrs.
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Old 09-14-2020, 05:18 PM   #5
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B6L’s working good with my EAB heads.
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Old 09-14-2020, 06:06 PM   #6
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B6Lís working good with my EAB heads.
Echo that!
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Old 09-14-2020, 06:12 PM   #7
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Get them for Rock Auto for under $2.00 a piece
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Old 09-14-2020, 06:13 PM   #8
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Used for the past 15+ years in my 49
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Lots of positives! Same plug you'd recommend for a stock 221?
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Yes
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Old 09-14-2020, 07:14 PM   #11
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Work fine on my 21 studder...
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Old 09-14-2020, 07:17 PM   #12
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NGK's are one of the only plugs where the electrode is indexed to the threads, if that means anything... I like 'em.
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Old 09-14-2020, 09:41 PM   #13
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I use the NGK GR4 2635 plugs recommended by Mark Kirby when I bought his heads in 1999.

Work fine.
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Old 09-14-2020, 09:50 PM   #14
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Thanks guys! I am learning the value of a well tuned ignition system from the slot in the end of the cam to the tip of the spark plugs.
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Old 09-15-2020, 12:14 AM   #15
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The gold color on the threads is something sprayed on to help keep the plugs from sticking to the head so you can never strip the threads when removing the plugs. They break loose easier that way.
I just started using NGK plugs in 1972.
I installed NGK plugs in my F1 in 2006 and again in 2016.
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Old 09-15-2020, 06:29 AM   #16
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I'm using NGK's in my blown flathead with excellent results. They were recommended by some well known people here and so far so good. My 2 cents.
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Old 09-15-2020, 07:27 AM   #17
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Yes, B4L (3112) in my roadster.
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The gold color on the threads is something sprayed on to help keep the plugs from sticking to the head so you can never strip the threads when removing the plugs. They break loose easier that way.
I just started using NGK plugs in 1972.
I installed NGK plugs in my F1 in 2006 and again in 2016.
Won't hurt to add a dab of anti seize.
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Old 09-15-2020, 02:13 PM   #19
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When RONNIE ROADSTER had my 40 this Spring that's what he installed. Runs great.
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Yes, B4L (3112) in my roadster.
Why B4L and not B6L?
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