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i just put in a set of NGK plugs, decided to then take this bucket for a spin; this thing is spitting, backfiring and popping like a Muther? this normal for NGKs? i wouldnt think so but figured id ask around befroe returning to champions.

reason i switched is i need a colder plug

sure hope i didnt just waste twenty minutes of my life putting these things in
 

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When's the last time you changed your wires? Did you silicone the boots? Did you accidentally swap the wires? Check this first.

No, it's not normal for any car. Take them out and check the gap. If the gap's not a problem then check to see if you got the correct plugs for your car (compare them with the old plugs).
 

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new magnecor wires two months ago. i thought i fucked up wires but ive checked twice and as many times as ive done my plugs im sure of them all correct. was running fine yesterday with the stock champions. guess ill keep looking
 

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You may have used the wrong plugs. Here are the correct plug numbers:

FR5-1 = stock equivalent
BKR6E or BKR6EIX (iridium) = 1 step colder
BKR7E or BKR7EIX (iridium) = 2 steps colder

I was told by John (NGK Tech Support), that if you use a colder heat range for daily driving, it may cause the plugs to foul easily. Colder plugs are good for nitrous application.
 

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Mojo - I'd pull those plugs out asap. If I remember correctly, that's the same plug # NX recommended to me initially. I called John/NGK to make sure, and he said it's the wrong plug. Call John/NGK at 877-473-6767, and he will tell you why it's the wrong plug (something to do with resistor and non-resistor type plugs that may cause PCM problems).
 
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