what kind of spark plug?

13 replies to this topic
  • thumperdan10

Posted May 19, 2002 - 06:48 AM


Hey TT's I was just curious , do you guys usaually get your spark plugs from the dealers or you get them from the auto stores? also does anyone have a idea on the best plug of all to use ? thanks everyone !!!!!!!!!

  • skthom2320

Posted May 19, 2002 - 08:43 AM


I use the stock NGK CR8E in my 2001 426. Available at O'Reilly Auto Parts for $3. Their part #1273.

Steve T

  • sirthumpalot

Posted May 19, 2002 - 03:29 PM


I haven't checked the parts stores, but I've been using the stock CR8E plug too. $6 at the bike parts store (I'm gonna check the auto parts store next to see if they're less!!).

  • Mike_Nyquist

Posted May 19, 2002 - 04:22 PM


cr8e's are 5 bucks at me dealer and 5 bucks at Napa.

  • strack

Posted May 19, 2002 - 05:58 PM


I work for advance auto part time while going to college, cr8e is 3 dollers, cr7e is less than 2 dollers, much cheaper than the local shops. ngk part number is 1275 for the cr8e, or you can cross it over to an autolite, they are just over 1 doller and I could tell no difference between the two, it's part number is 4303 if your interested.


98 yz400

  • skthom2320

Posted May 19, 2002 - 06:26 PM


I use the stock NGK CR8E in my 2001 426. Available at O'Reilly Auto Parts for $3. Their part #1273.

Oops. Part #1275

  • thumperdan10

Posted May 20, 2002 - 07:32 AM


Thanks guys for the great feed back , that really helped me alot . and thanks for the part number too that will sure make it easy . Thanks again......

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  • John_Lorenz

Posted May 20, 2002 - 07:44 AM


there 3.99 a piece at www.rockymountainmc.com

at that price buy a dozen.....

  • Ga426owner

Posted May 20, 2002 - 08:49 AM


Or you can do what a lot of folks on the WR bulletin board do.....soak your plugs in Oven Cleaner for a few days....they say they work perfect after this.......I have not tried this. I guess, I am not that cheap. :)

  • clarkster

Posted May 20, 2002 - 09:52 PM


3.99 at schucks.(8e)

  • John_Lorenz

Posted May 20, 2002 - 10:35 AM


Ahhhh Shucks Ma

  • DaveJ

Posted May 20, 2002 - 11:49 AM


By the way, NGK makes a dual electrode spark plug used in some of Yamaha's higher performance street bikes.

The result will be a plug that last longer, produces a tiny amount more horsepower, and is a lot less likely to foul. A tad more, but worth it.

These plugs can be had by adding a "K" at the end of the plug number. For example, in my 00 426 I run a CR9EK.


  • Boit

Posted May 20, 2002 - 03:54 PM


CR8EK in my '00.

  • Clod_Thrower

Posted May 20, 2002 - 07:13 PM


CR8EK in my '00 too.

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