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Old 4th July 2009, 01:54   #196
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Switched to OWS plugs.....
Can you post a more detailed report? I am considering the uber power plugs for my swift. What, if any, are the benefits?
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supposed to last longer as well improve low end torque, slightly better fe etc.. i'm sure you will find all the claims on the manufacturers website. I needed to replace my plugs anyway and was looking for better cold start performance so went ahead with these
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.. i'm sure you will find all the claims on the manufacturers website......
Actually I wanted to know what difference changing plugs alone would make. Most other BHPians who have iridium plugs have also made other changes, so the improvements they feel would be a lot of factors working together.
Also, how much did you pay?
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Switched to OWS plugs. Not sure if it is my imagination but engine feelss faintly sluggish when I first depress the accelerator pedal but get a surge after that. The OEM plugs seemed a bit more linear.
Shouldn't happen.
Revert back to stock plugs and see if there's a difference.

Cost of each plug is 930 bucks.
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Switched to OWS plugs. Not sure if it is my imagination but engine feelss faintly sluggish when I first depress the accelerator pedal but get a surge after that. The OEM plugs seemed a bit more linear.
Would you like to buy this yellow-colored octane booster that I manufacture and am selling? It works, really!
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Would you like to buy this yellow-colored octane booster that I manufacture and am selling? It works, really!
If it works really, you must have using it....of course.....in your car.
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Actually I wanted to know what difference changing plugs alone would make. Most other BHPians who have iridium plugs have also made other changes, so the improvements they feel would be a lot of factors working together.
Also, how much did you pay?
I got only the plugs changed, don't find any difference in power or anything but engine feels a bit more torqy and I'm driving in higher gears and don't need to downshift as often as I used to

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Not sure if it is my imagination but engine feelss faintly sluggish when I first depress the accelerator pedal but get a surge after that. The OEM plugs seemed a bit more linear.
Shouldn't happen.
Revert back to stock plugs and see if there's a difference.

Cost of each plug is 930 bucks.
silly reason it was the accelerator pedal somewhat getting stuck , sprayed it with wd40 and no issues now.

and also the mrp for the plugs was Rs.790 afaik

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Look at Speedworks in chennai and they can send it to any city.
Dear Sir , what about Mumbai where it is available please inform I would like to use it in my smoking and sluggish Accent CRDI.
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I got only the plugs changed, don't find any difference in power or anything but engine feels a bit more torqy and I'm driving in higher gears and don't need to downshift as often as I used to
This is exactly the improvement one can expect from better plugs.

790 is the mrp? How much do NGK Iridium cost here?
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Not sure, bit less. Picked these up at Ignite since he had stock when I went and NGK was on order.
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I got only the plugs changed, don't find any difference in power or anything but engine feels a bit more torqy and I'm driving in higher gears and don't need to downshift as often as I used to
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This is exactly the improvement one can expect from better plugs.
+1 to that:

Do you guys know why it feels more torqy?
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Do you guys know why it feels more torqy?
i know - becos ur wallet is lighter by 3200 bucks for 4 plugs?? torque is bound to go up
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i know - becos ur wallet is lighter by 3200 bucks for 4 plugs?? torque is bound to go up

Pity you're allowed only 2 smileys.
My last set of plugs cost me about Rs 250. If I'm going to spend 13 times more, it better be really worth it!
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Do you guys know why it feels more torqy?

No, Theres always google but please enlighten if you know
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i got my hands on the OWS 360 today for my swift DDIS. Got it from Petes in Cochin. Instantly the difference was visible, as seen by other members, the engine felt more silent and easy revving. I have only gone for a small drive for now. Have to see how it feels on a longer drive.

I would like to ask others who have used this, does this remain like this only till this fill of fuel is empty or will it remain for some more time??

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