Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

spark plugs


  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 gsac132

gsac132

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 43 posts
  • pleasant gap,PA

Posted 06 December 2011 - 12:01 PM

what brand of spark plugs are recommended for a 1999 sohc 2.5

#2 porcupine73

porcupine73

    Obligate carnivore

  • Members
  • 4,949 posts
  • Buffalo, NY

Posted 06 December 2011 - 12:15 PM

NGK are what many people seem to use and recommend for Subaru's.

#3 GeneralDisorder

GeneralDisorder

    Elite Master of the Subaru

  • Members
  • 20,280 posts
  • Portland

Posted 06 December 2011 - 12:32 PM

Denso platinum's are what I use - quite a bit cheaper than the NGK's platinums or iridiums and they are basically the same plug. Japanese made.

GD

#4 AWDFTW

AWDFTW

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 25 posts
  • Chicago, IL

Posted 13 December 2011 - 04:47 AM

Had good luck with NGK thusfar.

#5 davebugs

davebugs

    I don't "friend"

  • Members
  • 3,112 posts
  • Pittsburgh suburbs (NE)

Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:01 AM

I don't believe the 99 calls for anything exotic.

I run the NGK Ugroove 2 dollar plugs with the green writing BKR6E-11/BKRE5-11 or something like that.

And stay away from Bosch Platinum.

#6 ergo

ergo

    USMB Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 41 posts
  • BERKELEY.CA

Posted 16 December 2011 - 12:00 PM

I'm quite happy with NGK G-Power plugs...NGK's base platinum(nothing fancy) plugs, about $3 each.
I also use NGK's spark plug wires.
Both plugs and wires have been quite reliable in my 2000 Legacy wagon.

#7 heartless

heartless

    Do YOU Subaru?

  • Members
  • 2,738 posts
  • North Central Wisconsin

Posted 16 December 2011 - 02:22 PM

check your owners manual - it should give a listing of recommended brands/types of spark plugs. go with the first recommendation in the list - if you cant get those, then go to the next one and so on.

there is zero reason to run an expensive, fancy plug if it isnt a specific recommendation for your application - unless you have more money than you need....




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users