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Spark Plugs

samsonQ May 14, 2013

  1. samsonQ

    samsonQ New Member

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    Hello All,

    I'm about to map my '05 A3 2.0 TFSI Quattro - 68K - and wondered if anyone could give me any advice on spark plugs.

    I've changed the DV to the uprated piston type and have an ITG panel filter in but am a bit unsure of which plugs I should use for a stage 1 map? Is replacing the coil packs a good idea too?

    Any advice would be most appreciated.

    Sam
     
  2. nil538

    nil538 Active Member

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    Just put standard plugs in it and if its running fine there should be no need to replace the Coil packs mate
     
  3. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi S3 DSG

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    As above...current advice is to use stock plugs,but change more often than the Audi service schedule,and certainly if you get any misfires.
     
  4. samsonQ

    samsonQ New Member

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    Perfect, thanks.
    I don't suppose you know the plug number off the top of your heads?
     
  5. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi S3 DSG

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    Sorry....I usually leave all the oily stuff to the people who do the hard work,but someone will be along shortly with the right answer!
     
  6. garythedrummer

    garythedrummer New Member

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    Pt no: 06H 905 611 Thats for 06 plate so double check to be certain
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2013
  7. Turbo jay

    Turbo jay Leather repair specialist

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    Yea as Gary said these are the ones
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  8. Staz

    Staz is a retronaut Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    I tried running some super cool ones or some rubbish that I bought from a tuning site and they lasted only a few thousand miles. Started with the odd misfire and it got steadily worse.

    I went into Audi and had a chat with the parts guy, the OEM ones are actually one of two brands. The ones I got were NGK PFR7S8EG.

    They've lasted for so long that I can't remember when I got them. Well over a year ago anyway.
     
  9. samsonQ

    samsonQ New Member

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    Brilliant, Thanks for that.
     
  10. box500

    box500 Member

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    I've just got some NGK iridium spark plugs for my S3, ordered on Sunday from Camskill and arrived Tuesday first thing - great price and great service !
     

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