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Old 04-12-2013, 09:57 PM
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what is the correct spark plug for a kawi FB460v?

what is the correct spark plug for a kawi FB460v?
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:16 PM
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:36 PM
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ok don't use ngk?
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:37 AM
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ok don't use ngk?
BMR4A......... Either or........Bosch, Autolite, SpitFire..........
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:31 PM
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:36 PM
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:52 PM
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ok don't use ngk?
Actually, newest, most current recommendation is a NGK BMR4A.
The plug they recommend, is the brand that was used when the
engine was certified by the factory. "Certified" mean power output
etc etc. It doesn't mean other brands are inferior or wont work just
fine. NGK are, IMO superior to any other brand. IMO.
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:45 PM
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Actually, newest, most current recommendation is a NGK BMR4A.
The plug they recommend, is the brand that was used when the
engine was certified by the factory.
The original FB 460s where made in Japan, and the NGK, I'm sure, was used for convenience, also made in Japan at the time. Now that their engines are 'made' in America.....

When you think about how many spark plugs they must use, buying in the tens of thousands. So who ever will give the lowest price per type of plug, gets the sale. BPR4ES (made in Irvine CA) that comes in the FX 801 or the RCJ8Y that comes in the FH 430. They don't care as long as it fires going out the door. It's all about their bottom line.
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Old 04-14-2013, 05:18 PM
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so cj14,rcj8 and bmr4a are all the same and will work fine? i know different plugs have different heat ranges and if you get an inferior plug the spark is bad and i guess maybe your plug get all messed up.???
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Old 04-14-2013, 05:27 PM
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Cj8 and RCJ14 are physically the same and worlds apart on heat ranges. One is a resistor which is preferable around engines with electronics and computers. The 8 works fine on a new clean running engine. The 14 will work better on an older engine that burns a little oil.
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