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    Have iridium plugs fitted in my1.8vvt,in it when i got it,are they any better than normal plugs as far as performance is concerned,have been told they will last for years how true is this

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    They are supposed to be better and I have read good feedback on them. What you get out of them depends on your engine though. Lifetime wise I have no info/experience. I killed a set in my car but that was more than likely due to my failing coils.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    They are supposed to be better and I have read good feedback on them. What you get out of them depends on your engine though. Lifetime wise I have no info/experience. I killed a set in my car but that was more than likely due to my failing coils.
    wondering if they would have any affect mpg, i have them and a k&n panel filter currently getting 46 to the gallon according to bc on good runs with speeds between 70 and 80 mph,which i thought was pretty good

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    Well they are supposed to be more efficient, a quick google will give you real world answers

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