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Old 07-26-2008, 04:47 AM   #8 (permalink)
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You made my Google :

Iridium spark plugs by NGK and Denso
Service life of some OEM Iridium spark plugs can be as much as 120000 miles with very little degrading of performance in that lifespan. NGK Iridium IX types have a centre electrode tipped with Iridium alloy with a 0.6mm diameter. NGK believe this gives the optimum balance between performance and service life. Service life estimates can be up to 60000 miles for normally aspirated car engines and up to 20000 miles for motorcycles - this is extremely subjective though, a high revving motorcycle or extremely modified car engine will most likely wear plugs out in a few thousand miles.
Soooooo, it looks like I don't need new plugs for maybe another 50K miles, .


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