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i have a msd dist,wires,box,and coil. what are the best plugs to use for my setup in my bbf. it dont matter if they cost 1 dollar each or 20 each. what are the best plugs for high performance on the street-strip setup
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Is this a 385 series motor or fe?

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FE 30 over 428, cj heads,pi intake port matched,speed pro 10.7-1, internal bal. crank, 950 ultra hp holley,msd,comp cam,etc..
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NO magical formula for spark plugs,every combo is different!Start with whatever the factory used then go colder or hotter until the combo makes the power you want! JMO , ROY.
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i half way understand the colder hotter butt i just thought they might be differences in brands or maybe certain brands people like in fo-mo-co engines esp. fe thanks for any and all imput
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I have NGK r's in the 408 stroker and autolite 3939 in my 5.0

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it seems that spark plugs are a lot like fuses.if you have the rite one and it works thats all that matters
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I use Autolite 45 plugs in my FE.
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i will give those autolite 45s a try. thanks im just trying to find out what other people run in their fe engines
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I have 45's in my small block, work great

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i went to the local big name auto parts store today. i told the guy i needed some autolite 45s for my hotrod comet. he almost laughed me out the door.he said what are you doing,looking for the worst plug possible,and then he said,what do you want to do,change them after every race. i was starting to get warm around the collar. he told me he runs something else in his yapazuky import. i said, bud my motor is 50 years old maybe it likes those autolites. im going to try them,im not taking the advice of some young punk with a yapazuky!!
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Fryedaddy - You never know... Seen good results from NGK plugs in SBF's. You never know 'til you look where Motorcraft and Autolite (NOT the company of old!) stuff is made. I've had good luck with the Autolite stuff though!!

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i dont know where these plugs are made i buy made in USA when possible. i learned my lesson buying a cheap rad. made over seas. if that is what your talking about
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i had no idea they were made in china. they seem to perform good so far,but i was concerned when i opened them.three had no gap and 2 the side electrode was out of line with the center electrode. i set the gap on all 8 plugs and aligned the 2 that were crooked. i hate to jerk them back out,so i guess i will see how they do.
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Yea, a lot of Motorcraft stuff is made in Mexico, Autolite in China, etc. Never had any problems with any of eithers plugs though!

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