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Old 03-15-2009, 06:30 AM   #1
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Pulstar Spark Plugs

I was just wondering if anybody has tried these and if it is worth the rediculous price tag? Also if anybody is thinking of putting these in thier 5th gen when you get them.
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Old 03-15-2009, 10:55 AM   #2
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stick with AC delco that comes with the car.i have yet to see a spark plug perform any better and last as long than an AC delco in a GM car. dont take this as a shot to imports but when it comes to GM cars they dont like anything but AC Delco.even the super expensive Bosch dont play nice with GM engines.
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stick with AC delco that comes with the car.i have yet to see a spark plug perform any better and last as long than an AC delco in a GM car. dont take this as a shot to imports but when it comes to GM cars they dont like anything but AC Delco.even the super expensive Bosch dont play nice with GM engines.


I have yet to buy anything electrically related non OEM or non Delco that has not been utter crap in a GM vehicle. Everything last less than a year , GM parts last much longer especially the ones specifically for your model. That's my experience others may say otherwise and trust me I've tried lots of stuff. Reminds me of that AC-Delco commercial with the guy buying spark-plugs out of the bushel. If you want performance ones buy the upgraded Delco-GM ones.
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I'll be changing my plugs to NGK TR6's after about 10k
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pulstar.com is there web site
you might want to check it out
they make some pretty incredible claims
i think i might have to try it...
but at the same time cant imagine paying 200 bucks for a new set of spark plugs
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Old 03-15-2009, 08:34 PM   #6
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pulstar.com is there web site
you might want to check it out
they make some pretty incredible claims
i think i might have to try it...
but at the same time cant imagine paying 200 bucks for a new set of spark plugs
I have to agree. If these things cost $200 bucks, then it proves the age old adage, "There's one born every minute".

IMHO, the AC/DELCO plugs are put in this World Class Hot Rod for a damn fine reason....................the car was engineered to perform better with them. Contrary to popular belief, NOT all aftermarket parts are better. They just cost more.
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I'll be changing my plugs to NGK TR6's after about 10k
and then again at 13k miles
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I have to agree. If these things cost $200 bucks, then it proves the age old adage, "There's one born every minute".

IMHO, the AC/DELCO plugs are put in this World Class Hot Rod for a damn fine reason....................the car was engineered to perform better with them. Contrary to popular belief, NOT all aftermarket parts are better. They just cost more.
Well they are 25 bucks each...so for 8...ya it would be 200
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The bottom line is that if you have enough spark to start combustion more spark will not do anything for you. This includes splitfires the bosch four prongs and any other plugs out there. Once combustion is over the plug does nothing.
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and then again at 13k miles
no, probably 20k or so. I'm a stickler for things like that. depending on what mods I do to the car off the bat will most likely determine the change interval. but I will check them at every oil change.
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Again, I hate to bump old posts, but if I can get an extra 6% average hp from a set of spark plugs, for $200 and will be able to confirm this on the dyno, then I shall be ordering a set on Monday.

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pulstar.com is there web site
you might want to check it out
they make some pretty incredible claims
i think i might have to try it...
but at the same time cant imagine paying 200 bucks for a new set of spark plugs
HUGE waste of money and do nothing but make a car misfire.
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they make some pretty incredible claims
There's your answer.
If it sounds too good to be true, it ain't.
If what it does seems to defy common mechanical sense, it's garbage.
If what they're selling really made big performance gains, we'd know about it without them having to yell claims in our ear.
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