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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 08-02-2006, 06:22 AM
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Nice and simple

I have a 328i and want to know what people think are the best plugs and if spending more is better?

Would normally go for Bosch or Champion but am not sure on my Bimmer

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Old 08-02-2006, 07:11 AM
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Bosch. And the regular OEM ones. DO NOT MESS around with the Platinums. They will @#$% with your timing.
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I thought it's recomended to use platinums with 2 tips. I've installed it in my 318 and the engine seems much smoother than 4 tips.
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I just replaced all six of my plugs with Bosch Super Platinums. So far they are awesome!! I was a little nervous dealing with ignition packs but once I got in there it was a breeze!
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i have used the bosch plat +2 on my 89 with no issues and plan on using those when the time is right for the 93
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i heard a long time ago that 4 tips were not as good as 2 tips anyway.(though things may have changed)

Well it seems like Bosche platinums are the general consensus, so will go with them i think

Thank you all for your replies, much appreciated as always.

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Nice and simple

I have a 328i and want to know what people think are the best plugs and if spending more is better?

Would normally go for Bosch or Champion but am not sure on my Bimmer

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