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Old 10-18-2000, 08:51 AM
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I went to the autostore and bought 6 of these for the 300 and they said this is what is recommended (Made in Germany) for around $1.50 each.

If this is not good, then what type of plugs are recommended?

'89 420 SEL
'90 300 SEL
'68 Olds 88 Convertible
'84 300 SD (sold it)
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Old 10-18-2000, 09:50 AM
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Do a search we have talked about this a lot. Go copper for anything before 92-93. Why? Because the smaller spark just can not be handled by the 102 and 103 engines.

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Old 10-18-2000, 11:21 AM
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There has also been talk of Platinum plugs degrading and leaving chunks of platinum floating around. My buddy sells Benzes and had a client who had to spring for a new motor....MBZ wouldn't pick up the tab because he'd installed Platinum plugs.

Just a word of caution...

All the best, Michael
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Old 11-26-2000, 09:25 PM
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If platinum plugs are no good due to the size of the spark, are "spit Fire" or similar split electrode prugs better than regular copper plugs?

Just curious on peoples thoughts.



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