Okay, after an exhaustive read of the old posts, I've got it down to these two plugs from my I/E/Headers 2002 Coupe with 42k miles. Our Periodic Element comparison tool allows you to compare Periodic Elements properties side by side for all 118 elements | SchoolMyKids Interactive Dynamic Periodic Table, Periodic Table Element Comparison tool, Element Property trends Its the top list on the page (twin cam). Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Sponsored By: May 28, 2020 at 4:14 PM #1. blabarre Member. Remember, the smaller the diameter is , the lower the voltage is required to start a spark. I have been back and forth between the 204's and 254e's on my 2010 96 SG. Join Date Mar 09 2004 AZ Member # 1183 Location east bay, CA. The heat of the spark itself and high combustion temperatures quickly wear down the edges of both the center and side electrodes. They are used in several crafting recipes as well as in the construction of various multiblocks from Advanced Rocketry. Depends on what you mean by ‘better’. Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/ReiFTY. This has been asked many times on the forum. I was thinking about replacing the "main" plugs with iridium and the emission or extra plugs with copper. I had 10,000 miles on them. Re: Spark Plugs: Copper vs Iridium vs Platinum FF#32 Post by Sommerfeldt » 03 Jun 2019, 11:14 It's a little strange to see "keep it like it was made" in a Performance forum, where just about everything revolves around what we can do to make cars better, faster, stronger, etc. Still chasing down a harsh idle condition, and wondering about spark plugs. At 2,100 rpm, you’ve already got 94.94 lb-ft of torque to play with. Lets get back to riding and having a great rest of the winter. Any machine that requires Coils can use any of them. Pros and Cons: Iridium vs Platinum Spark Plug; 7 Symptoms of a Bad Spark Plug in Your Car; Copper Spark Plugs. The center electrode of this type of spark plug is a copper core coated with a nickel alloy. The nickel alloy is also softer than platinum or iridium, so the sharp edge firing you get right out of the box tends to wear out quickly. The main types of spark plugs are copper/nickel, iridium, single platinum, double platinum, and silver. Iridium IX® vs. OE Iridium Spark Plugs. Look at the flame propagation and yes the older nickel alloy plugs are better than iridium but not ruthenium. All dual precious metal plugs are designed to provide maximum longevity. diabolyk. MPG would be the same or very minor in differences. 3ohAvant. For other uses, see Coil. $12x16= $192 is hard to take and I don't like leaving sp in for 100k. SN95 4.6L Mustang Tech: 26: Oct 3, 2006: Copper Header gaskets VS Stock BBK gaskets: Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech: 7: Aug 30, 2006: copper rtv for lower intake? Butt dyno say not as peppy. They have been working real for me. Enjoy the Ride! We recently got a chance to spend a little more time on the 2014 Indian Chief Vintage, so we took the opportunity to put it on our in-house dyno. A bigger spark logically needs a bigger gap. I run an NGK iridium spark plug in my drit bike. An iridium plug will outlast a copper plug by 10 fold mileage wise. But copper can’t maintain sharp edges very long. This link gives a list of all the different plugs you can use. Most copper plugs need to be changed every 20,000 miles or so. You aren’t the only one. I have been waiting to hear/see some dyno results. Feb 15, 2009 #12 There are lots of differences between 2-Stroke and 4-Stroke. People buy these spark plugs thinking they have improved the spark and … It comes in 5 materials: Copper, Gold, Aluminum, Titanium and Iridium. The dyno tests show the Iridium plugs made more torque than the Pulstars, which barely made more torque than platinums. Iridium is a better conductor and lasts longer. Spark plugs have a vast range of construction, just in metals alone you can find aluminum, iridium, platinum, copper, and more. User #293473 6641 posts. I can't really say how they work in a car, since I've only tried them in motorcycles. No where did I state different. Iridium has good longevity and a performance that is decent, which is why iridium plugs tend to be more expensive than any other type. posted 2015-May-13, 11:01 pm AEST Sir Fredoops writes... id always get iridium or platinum, put it in a forget about … Every plug, copper, iridium, platinum, unubtainium, etc., has a different resistance. Every plug in the Laser Series was designed for an OEM application. Iridium vs. Copper. AndrewRox22. I'd say it's the finest spark plug I've ever used. The iridium plugs are a "cooler" temp plug, so when super charged, they resist pre detonation. Your numbers seem low in my opinion, others with the SE 255 in a 96 are in the 85-90HP and 90-100TQ with a good 2 into 1 exhaust, air cleaner and programmer. Also, it has a nickel alloy-based central electrode. Nickel is a hard, inexpensive metal used in most all spark plug designs. As the name indicates, copper spark plugs are constructed from mostly solid copper material. I am done trying to please the keyboard mechanics on this forum. This page is about the Coils added by LibVulpes. NGK builds two types of iridium spark plugs: OE Iridium and Iridium IX®. Visit CV Performance for Harley NGK, Champion, and Autolite spark plugs. This can be an advantage in certain situations. The best spark plug varies depending on the vehicle. In trecut am mai pus la motor pe carburatie iridium si nu am simtit diferente pe butt-dyno cum se zice si nici la consum. My Photo Gallery: 0. On the 4.0, the ignition is designed to use a copper plug. Copper vs Platnium vs Iridium Spark Plugs. So making coils go out is highly doubtful. Although Iridium is a slightly better conductor than Copper. For the OE Iridium series, dual precious metal means iridium on the center tip and platinum on the ground electrode. Below you will find more details on each of these spark plugs and what they are good for. Discussion Starter • #1 • Sep 16, 2018. If your owner’s manual specifies iridium spark plugs, don’t downgrade to platinum spark plugs or copper spark plugs; if you downgrade, you run the risk of poor engine performance. Edit: just changed some NGK G-series iridium instead of copper bc it was only a $1 more. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 17 of 17 Posts ... Thats the biggest benefit of iridium plugs. Copper or Iridium TR6's w/ 125 wet shot? Copper refers to the core as almost all plugs use a copper core that is not the difference. View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Veteran Member Four Rings. Copper spark plugs have a strong copper core, but the working end of the electrode- the centre in fact is 2.5 mm in diameter, it is a nickel alloy. But it will die in maybe less than half the age of these expensive plugs. id always get iridium or platinum, put it in a forget about it for years. I also run NGK iridium plugs in my sportster. Copper VS. Iridium Plugs. Register or Log In now! Denso Iridium : IWF22: IWF22: IW16: IW16: IWF22: NGK: B6HS: B-6L: BPR5ES-11: BPR5ES-11 – NGK Iridium – – BPR5EIX-11 * – – Splitfire : SF412C: SF426E: SF98E – *Not for use with point ignitions. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 29, 2004. Iridium plugs should only be used with electronic ignitions. Iridium may give you a tiny boost but hardly noticeable by the average Joe. Pray for snow! Old copper plugs use a nickel electrode. Thanks for the post on the new 254e cams. Iridium vs. Copper vs. Stock (FOR CHIPPED 1.8T) Guest-only advertisement. Dec 21, 2007 283 14 18 Washington . Re: Iridium vs. Copper vs. Stock (FOR CHIPPED 1.8T) coppers … Some lower priced iridium plugs have just enough iridium content to be marketed as iridium plugs. You can also consult your mechanic for guidance on selecting the best spark plug for your car. Postat Iunie 14, 2013. diabolyk. They also made 0.26HP more, on average, than the Iridiums. Many get stuck at the difficult decision deciding between these two types of plugs. 542 Posts . Copper core spark plugs are still the most common. Set the gap at .035 which is spec. Comments please . It has a very large diameter compared to other spark plugs on the market. Compare Iridium vs Copper of the Periodic Table on all their Facts, Electronic Configuration, Chemical, Physical, Atomic properties. Can go 40k with the copper even though they say 30k. Still, the difference between these plugs in terms of overall quality is minimal, as there is a trade off for each. I did change the plugs on my 2007 GXP this spring from the original 48-102 to the 42-108. That's 0.001%, statistically insignificant. It is "easier" for the spark to happen on the iridium plugs. Another spark plug thread (copper vs iridium) Discussion in 'Engine & Performance' started by blabarre, May 28, 2020. Who cares if the emissions dont fire as good unless you live in Calif. posted 2015-May-13, 11:01 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/ReiFTY. To think a spark plugs is a spark plug is like saying "motor oil is motor oil" Technology advancements can occur at every level. Iridium spark plugs last longer than normal (copper) plugs. At $25/ea for the Pulstars, vs $8/ea for the Iridium...well, you do the math. 518 Posts . So in normal conditions, the copper spark plug will always outperform an iridium or some other fancy spark plug. Citează ; Link spre post Distribuie pe alte site-uri. If you dyno a copper and iridium plug both at .26 (or .22) gap, and then expect the iridium plug to make some kind of fairy dust spark which magically burns more complete in the cylinder - you are crazy. So if you buy platinum plugs, they may last longer but you do not get any performance boost. Copper is a great electrical conductor with low resistance. Print it and put it in your manual. The Coil is a block added by LibVulpes. They likely will not perform or last as long as the plugs with a higher iridium content. Copper Spark Plugs. :beer;:beer; M. mtbarr64 Free Member. More expensive coils make the … Both platinum and iridium will last you long, but both of these metals are inferior conductors compared to something like copper. The verdict is still out, need to put more mileage of it. As for the 2.7, the ignition system is desigened to work best with the iridium plugs. I put Bosch double Iridium plugs in about a year ago. 01-04-2008 02:16 AM #2. 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