What spark plugs for a '91 mk2 golf 8v??

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  1. stugod666 Forum Member

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    As above! Had some people tell me that the haynes recommended can be improved but can't find the details I wrote down anywhere, something about a stronger spark I think? Any rexommendations?
     
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    The four electrode ones are 's!

    I assume because of the cost they are better - anyone had experience of them?
     
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    I used to always use bosch triple electrode ones
     
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    what engine do you have?
    8v doesn't say much:) .
     
  6. drunkenalan Paid Member Paid Member

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    91 8v mk2 can only be a PB unless he hay one of the amzingly rare cat equipped cars that had a different code which i cant remember!! EDIT: its PL

    the NGK website says BP6ET for all 1.8 8v engines for a mk2 except PG

    the other option is Bosch W7DTC again listed for all 1.8 8v engines except PG
     
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    rubjonny Administrator Staff Member Admin

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    4 probe ones arnt worth the extra dollar, multiple electrodes last a bit longer than singles is all, 4 probes dont last much better than tripples so save your money.

    main advantage of tripples over singles is they dont get bashed out of spec in the box, ask andrewf he'll tell you ;)
     
  8. AndrewF Forum Addict

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    exactly.....or if you accidently drop them into the head a bit fast (i've never done that obv)
     
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    Bosch Super+ (single electrode) is all the sparkplug you need.

    All this multi-electrode cobblers, is...well...cobblers.
     
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    yeah but how much are they?
     
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    About a fiver each, last time I bought some from Halfords.
     
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    ooouch! think I'll stick to my 2 tripples, cobblers or not ;)
     
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    no the GTi with cat used a PF engine rated at 107BHP
     
  14. drunkenalan Paid Member Paid Member

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    i thought it wa something like that, but thanks for correcting me
     
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    you should use the ngk ones vw recomend....... the engines been tuned to run on them so thats whats best to use... isnt it?
     
  16. drunkenalan Paid Member Paid Member

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    unless its been modified i would agree. VW spec plugs for a reason. soon as you start modding things then you may need to change the plugs
     
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    The PL is a 16V GTI engine, as common in Germany and mainland Europe. It is similar to the KR but has a cat and different inlets.
     
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    should do, the PB part number is listed under the OE part number list
     

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