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Need some new plugs for my 01 T5. Anyone know of some plugs i can get to get a little extra preformance? Also, anyone know a website i can buy them from. I mean i can get the normal volvo ones for $45 but other than that idk about any other plugs that wil work, because the owners manual is confusing when it comes to which plugs will work.
 

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Re: Anyone know of spark plugs that can give me a little extra preformace? (swedeman)

A lot of people on here just say to go with the Volvo plugs because they work the best. Pulstar plugs are supposed to be pretty good at boosting HP but I don't think anyone has used them in their S60's yet, but from what I've read they work really well in turbo vehicles. As far as a place to buy them try Ebay, I always see them on there brand new for what looks like reasonable prices.
 

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Re: Anyone know of spark plugs that can give me a little extra preformace? (swedeman)

Just get a set of fresh factory plugs... Look into different avenues for performance like... Intake, Exhaust, R exhaust manifold, downpipe, ecu upgrade. I tried different than stock plugs on both my volvos one time each... Both times got the same result... They ran like Poo... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> Went and got some fresh Volvo plugs and ran like a champ <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> I don't know why the gap was set and all... It just didn't like my choices I guess... Good Luck <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone know of spark plugs that can give me a little extra preformace? (kmg_S60R)

that makes sense then thanks. I will order some factory plugs. Does anyone know how tough of a job it would be to install a R exhaust manifold on my car, and what type of increase i would be getting with that? And will that match right up with my current exhaust?
 

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Re: Anyone know of spark plugs that can give me a little extra preformace? (swedeman)

You should be able to find one on Ebay for about $300.00 or less. Check the forum wanted section too. For all other components like gaskets, and seals go here: <A HREF="http://www.ipdusa.com/Volvo-S60/Performance/R-Exhaust-Manifold/p-74-403-1860/" TARGET="_blank">http://www.ipdusa.com/Volvo-S6...1860/</A> A competent exhaust / performance shop should be able to do it in less than two hours... If you got a downpipe those two installed together would save you some money and the power... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><IMG SRC="http://my.photodump.com/uploads/kmg_s60r/ec5f37e2165171bf.jpg?3c7032478458fdcc.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Anyone know of spark plugs that can give me a little extra preformace? (chillidawg)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chillidawg</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">A lot of people on here just say to go with the Volvo plugs because they work the best. Pulstar plugs are supposed to be pretty good at boosting HP but I don't think anyone has used them in their S60's yet, but from what I've read they work really well in turbo vehicles. As far as a place to buy them try Ebay, I always see them on there brand new for what looks like reasonable prices.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I've read a lot of bad things about Pulstar. Seems they work good at first, then eat the engine.
 

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