Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 09:20:20 +0100
From: "Andrew Hookins" <andrew.hookinsnopsamamnopsamodata.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Bosch plugs for 9k


The worst I've seen is when the ceramic core on a Bosch plug shattered. The turbo was damaged when bits of ceramic flew through it on their way out. I don't know what other damage may of been caused but it certainly convinced me to stick with NGK plugs. Andy Hookins "Henrik B." <saabnopsamlixnet._nospam_dk> wrote in message news:zUry8.4912$kp3.373708nopsam010.worldonline.dk... > "Geo" <emailnopsambsite.com> skrev i en meddelelse > news:UMoy8.143$Am4.66510nopsamfeed.slurp.net... > > My local auto parts store doesn't have the NGK plugs specified by Saab. > Can > > I substitute Bosch? > > 93 9000CSET > > In short - NO! It has something to do with the fact that the whole > ignitionsystem (incl. the Direct Ignition) is laid out to "work" with the > resistance of the NGK-plugs (Specific the NGK "R" plugs). Any other plugs > will rapidly give you poor performance and in worst case an expensive > DI-unit replacement... > > Cheers! > >

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