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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-12-05, 12:44 AM Thread Starter
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I have a AU2 6cyl xl ute,8/2000 and i use standard ngk plugs(bpr5ey-11).They need changing and i want to put ngk iridiums in..ive read they last for 160,000ks.?Will she perform better and can i use them in my ute .?Part number would be appreciated.thanks.
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I have a AU2 6cyl xl ute,8/2000 and i use standard ngk plugs(bpr5ey-11).They need changing and i want to put ngk iridiums in..ive read they last for 160,000ks.?Will she perform better and can i use them in my ute .?Part number would be appreciated.thanks.
JUST GO TO THE PARTS SHOP AND ASK FOR IRIDIUM PLUGS FOR AN AU, I THINK MY PART NUMBER IS - WV16R - . OK . MINE WORK GREAT ALOT SMOOTHER. ALL THE BEST
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The factory Iridiums in my AUII are still going strong at 70,000km.

If you want to stick with the BPR5EY-11's open the gap up to 1.3mm and you will be amazed how much smoother the idle is. This was a Ford recommendation on petrol AU's only. DO NOT try it with LPG.
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yeah my iridiums have been in a while still smooth because they have a self cleaning action. how ? dont know , but they do .
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