What is better Denso or NGK?
It is difficult to rule out a winner in the Denso debate against NGK, as both are iridium spark plugs and offer almost similar performance. The electrode’s diameter in Denso plugs shrinks more than an NGK. For this reason, Denso plugs do not last longer than NGK units, but they are better at producing powerful sparks.
What spark plugs does BMW recommend?
Bosch and NGK are original suppliers to BMW for spark plugs and the ignition system is set up to use these plugs. To keep the engine running at its best, and get the most from your performance upgrades, we only recommend direct replacement spark plugs.
Are Denso iridium spark plugs good?
Denso plugs are installed on almost every automobile model manufactured in Japan. The iridium used in them has a superior hardness. For this reason, Denso plugs won’t last longer than NGK units but they will be better at producing powerful sparks.
Are BMW spark plugs iridium?
Registered. The OEM spark plugs are indeed NOT Iridium, regular NGK Platinums. Oddly enough, the OEM and BMW recommended replacement for the E39 M5 only is the NGK 4-prong Platinum, all other BMW models have the Bosch as the recommended replacement.
Does BMW make spark plugs?
BMW Spark Plugs, Plug Set Laser Platinum NGK OEM 3199 (6pcs) These are single platinum spark plugs and can be installed in most of the BMW models. They can be used in various BMW models.
Are NGK spark plugs better?
Consistently high quality, a comprehensive applications catalog and time-proven performance make NGK an excellent choice for standard electrode and noble metal wire tipped spark plugs.
How often should you replace spark plugs BMW?
every 60,000 miles
In general, a spark plug can last up to 80,000 miles without causing trouble. However, it also depends on the type of spark plug, and the type of engine your BMW has. In most modern BMWs, manufactured after 2010 with the N20 or N55 engines, it is required to change spark plugs every 60,000 miles.
Are Denso spark plugs better than ngk?
There’s a reason why this brand dominates OEMs. NGK plugs are well manufactured and have the lowest failure rate from what I’ve seen around. The spark potential is not as powerful as Denso, but NGKs will last you way more miles than any other brand.
Is Denso iridium IX better than ngk?
If the price is your main concern, the NGK Iridium IX is cheaper than the Denso Iridium TT, although not by much. If you swap the stock iridium NGK plugs with Denso spark plugs, you might notice no difference in engine performance, especially if the manufacturer recommends both brands.
Which cars use NGK spark plugs?
Most of the Subaru or Honda models I’ve seen, for example, use NGK. As far as Bosch spark plugs go, you can expect them to appear in a lot of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen models.
Can you change the spark plugs on a Denso iridium?
Again, the answer will depend on the type of vehicle. If the manufacturer recommends Denso Iridium TT plugs, it means the motor is calibrated for the Iridium TT. Installing a different type of iridium spark plug may not produce noticeable losses in performance, but it may affect engine tolerances upon extended use.