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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 03-08-2013, 08:39 AM
mafabix mafabix is offline
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Question of Spark Plugs?

My mechanic replaced my OEM NGK spark plugs with those for a Merc. The NGK plugs had 4 pins while the replacements have only one pin. The mechanic says the replacement are even better than the NGK ones. I have not yet noticed any problem after driving for a week. But is this true? The WIKI advises that it is better to stick to the OEM NGK plugs. However these are not readily available locally. What should I do?
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Old 03-09-2013, 10:15 PM
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He is totally incorrect.
You need to stick with NGK or BOSCH....most prefer NGKs.

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Old 03-10-2013, 04:48 AM
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:27 AM
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:10 AM
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Ok I will go for the Bosch since we have a Bosch service nearby. Many eBay sellers do not ship to Uganda
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