Copper Vs. Platinum Spark Plugs & V8 Performance?

Answer Aftermarket spark plugs hit the public consciousness sometime in the late 1980s, about the same time that the modern multipoint fuel injection systems did. Fast-forward a couple of decades and we'v... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between Regular Spark Plugs & Performance Spark Plugs?

Automotive technology has advanced so much that one may argue the standard spark plug has disappeared altogether and all plugs are performance enhanced. The truth is that standard plugs, much like ... Read More »

What Happens If You Replace Platinum Spark Plugs With Regular Plugs?

Many vehicles came from the factory with platinum or iridium spark plugs, but most applications also list the good old copper spark plug. There can be multiple versions of all of them, depending on... Read More »

How to Replace Bosch Platinum Spark Plugs?

Bosch platinum spark plugs are considered "high performance" plugs. The platinum tip offers improved spark over stock or factory plugs, resulting in a cleaner burn inside the engine's combustion ch... Read More »

Do Fine-Wire Platinum Spark Plugs Make a Difference?

Aftermarket spark plugs may have lost a bit of the cachet they had 10 years ago, but that doesn't mean they're any less important. Quite the opposite; consumers rarely see plug commercials on TV be... Read More »