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Old 06-25-2008, 04:07 PM   #11
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I just wish they'd hurry up and get these on the market:

i think these plugs are junk. i only say this because they sell plugs for diesel engines. diesel engine's dont use spark plugs.

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Old 06-25-2008, 04:15 PM   #12
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Heh, they're glowplugs like on model aero engines, can't believe they got a patent.

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I tend to keep fresh spark plugs in my car and swapped out the stock NGK plugs that had about 8,000 miles on them with the pulstar plugs and didn't notice any positive change, I did start to have my engine die at idle but that only lasted about 500 miles, I then got my electric car and haven't gone thru enough tanks of gas to get a solid number but it would appear that there are no changes, I'm tempted to put them in my moms car without telling her as she has a set driving style and mostly just drives to and from work and has always kept a gas log.
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Old 06-28-2008, 07:22 AM   #15
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In the Hondas I've owned I've tried other brand plugs but never had any work better then the factory recommended NGKs.

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Old 07-31-2008, 09:58 AM   #16
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Pulstar Plugs

I was just checking out the Pulstar Plugs and followed a link on their FAQ page. Here is the link:


Doesn't sound like much of an improvement to me.

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Old 07-31-2008, 12:52 PM   #17
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Here's someones real-world testing: http://www.cleanmpg.com/forums/showt...hlight=pulstar
Pretty thorough and pretty much a wash.

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