They are Denso. Compared to other plugs, the Denso PK20TT works faster. Once I had the real plugs in hand, the differences were striking. At least you know your getting the real deal. Post Reply. Real vs fake denso plugs w/pics. Plugs just came. Generally, electrodes that project into the combustion chamber have better ignitability and … Here's a topic about fake Denso Iridium plugs with photos of both the real and fake plugs side by side, also observations of the differences, the fakes were bought off eBay, the real ones came from Rockauto. You can't have both as far as I know. DENSO spark plug has standard and homogeneous shape of the chip on the ground electrode. But we’re only talking about untouched, bone stock vehicles. Continuous R&D work has achieved additional patented technologies for Aftermarket. Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Sumo91, Jan 24, 2020. Find Your Plugs - Australia. DENSO-C Diagnostic Tool; Services; E-Catalogue; Where to Buy; News. This website and the catalog (compatibility chart) and other printed materials are updated and released once a year. The use of imitation spark plugs can damage your engine. 21 Dec. DENSO reveals why it’s so important to get spark plug torque just right . I just researched all this just recently just to be sure my self. Users can get a longer life from the Denso spark plug, too, up to 63,000 miles. My 2006 Tacoma V6 came with half NGK and half Denso plugs too. They look like the real oem. CoGen Spark Plugs; CO2 Heat Pump; Service & Repair. It is also 4-5 times costlier than platinum. Also my long term fuel trim improved from +5.5 to +0.8 (not sure if related). swapped out 8 "counterfeit" densos. Before diving deep into the discussion of Denso vs NGK, you should know their type and specific features to see if they fit your need. Plugs and all services were performed at 90K miles before he purchased the car. Both the types are iridium spark plugs. Should say Denso or NGK. I bought "Denso" plugs off. Moral of the story: Buy plugs from local stores, avoid amazon, ebay, 3rd party sellers, etc. Normally I take everything from a dealer to be sure parts are genuine. Plenty of cheap Chinese knock off plugs out there. If you take your owners … 2019.2.22 "Find Your Plugs" is updated. I was using the coppers in my 2000....great for awhile, but they dont last long as in my Datsun. Media Library . I was in China and bought a carton of fake Japanese cigarettes. No visible variation in the dimensions of the anode/cathode. The use of imitation spark plugs can damage your engine. Refrigerator; Service & Repair. I looked on Amazon and amazingly enough I … You'd be surprised. Fake Spark Plug. Just checked opie and these plugs are £7.75! Page 2 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3 Next > Jan 31, 2020 at 3:38 PM #31 #31. djhase New Member. Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Sumo91, Jan 24, 2020. DENSO-C Diagnostic Tool; Services; Media. You can search for a spark plug to match your vehicle. DENSO has been one of the world's leading pioneers of OEM quality spark plug technology since 1959. Even RockAuto is cheaper, but shipping from 7 locations kills the price deals. NGK SPARK PLUG, the world’s leading ignition and sensor specialist, announces the release of 12 brand new spark plugs to its Aftermarket range. Denso makes the spark plugs for Toyota, whatcha you talkin about. So a box that says Toyota/Lexus on it sounds fake. I ended up putting the denso plugs back, and now the engine is smoother than ever! Member; Members; 2 10 posts; Name: Magic; Lexus Model: GS430 Year of Lexus: 2001 Location: Sussex; Author ; Share; Posted February 8, 2018. I didn't say they provide higher output, they handle the higher output better than the copper plugs. Compatibility information may change after the update and release. It … Not saying copper doesn't work good, I use them on my Datsun that takes me 15 minutes to change all 6. I recently purchased 6 set of denso 3297 from seller "G.P.S" on amazon. So I decided for now on to go with the harder metals and the spark is more precise. 22 Dec. Ogier and Ingrassia take the title for Toyota GAZOO in action-packed WRC finale. (talking about most other vehicles out there) Iridiums are 100k plugs, throw them in and forget about it. Set of 4pcs NGK SILZKAR7B11 93482 Laser Iridium Spark Plugs For Subaru Forester, Participate in all Tundra discussion topics, Transfer over your build thread from a different forum to this one, Communicate privately with other Tundra owners from around the world, Post your own photos in our Members Gallery. They look like the real thing to me, but I wanted y'all's opinions before I install them. side note: Lexus is short for Luxury EXports for the US same engine. CoGen Spark Plugs; CO2 Heat Pump; Refrigerator. News; Events; News. It occured to me after installation that "darn, were these fakes" after watching a youtube video of fake plugs on amazon. Don't want to hijack this thread but box will say "Denso" and it will also have a oval "Denso" sticker at the top but nothing else will be permanently printed on the radiator that will identify it as a Denso. On his way to work on New Years Day, his engine locked up. I pay under $10 for 6 Denso plugs for my Datsun. Jun 9, 2020 at 10:49 AM #61 #61. Don’t bad mouth the Chinese.......they’re listening..... My coworker is having an issue right now with his Infinity G37X with 112k miles. Page 3 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3. Media; Events; Contact us; News. When I went to buy plugs for my Honda accord the dealer price was 25 a piece. If you have a modified or tuned motor, the only way to find out which between NGK and Denso is better is by trying it for yourself. Less likely to end up with a fake plug. Here we can get a view of the sealing washers between the core of the spark plug and the threads that hold it into the cylinder head. If most of you think they are knock-offs, I'll publicize the seller's name (though they do have 99.8% positive) Thanks. 21 Dec. DENSO reveals why it’s so important to get spark plug torque just right. Reports from defrauded consumers clearly show that using imitation spark plugs can damage your engine. The Denso spark plug (Iridium) can minimize heat loss, and the smaller electrode diameter can improve ignitability. Now do you want to change spark plugs every 20,000 miles if you have to remove an intake manifold just to change 3......big fat NO. To avoid this kind a problem, always insist on genuine NGK brand spark plugs. You can barely tell unless you have them side by side. Plugs and all services were performed at 90K miles before he purchased the car. A Chinese iridium won't come anywhere near lasting 130K miles like the real deal. Denso vs NGK: What Type of Spark Plugs Are They? Joined: Feb 5, 2020 Member: #42226 Messages: 135 Gender: Male Washington Vehicle: 2013 Tundra 4WD Double Cab. "HISTORY OF DENSO SPARK PLUG" is updated. I was just about to ask what the ramifications are of buying fake plugs. Joined: Apr 30, 2019 Member: #29875 Messages: 159. Reports from defrauded consumers clearly show that using imitation spark plugs can damage your engine. Post Reply. The claim with these plugs is the twin tips that enable more … If you swap the stock iridium NGK plugs with Denso spark plugs, you might notice no difference in engine performance, especially if the manufacturer recommends both brands. There have been rumours going round a while now that somebody is producing 'copied' NGK spark plugs. The counterfeits are getting better and better. On his way to work on New Years Day, his engine locked up. Why use potertially harmful imitation spark plugs in the engines of valuable cars, motorcycles, and general-purpose machinery? Denso usually permanently prints on their parts. Real vs fake denso plugs w/pics. Top > Technical Information > Fake Spark Plug . This is made with twin-tip technology that has an 11mm platinum center electrode. The effects of this can vary from a loss in power, excessive plug fouling or possibly failure of your engine. I guess the fake plugs start failing within 5k miles. It also comes with an 11mm titanium ground electrode that is more enhanced than others. Check: Conduct a thorough visual check by comparing with a genuine one. With improved performance at a lower cost, experience a smooth and superior ride anytime, anywhere. Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Sumo91, Jan 24, 2020. DENSO Spark Plugs 93% car model coverage. Have about 12k miles on them, and gaps had opened up alot. Advanced Auto and NAPA have a higher overhead and always charge more for stuff you can buy online. You get what you pay for. 1 Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. For counterfeits, the chip on the ground electrode is either missing or made of cheap copper materials. Another great spark plug belongs to Denso. To avoid this kind α problem, always insist on genuine … Denso SK20R11) Thanks for posting this up. They're 4x the price on Amazon, so I'm suspicious. 22 Dec. Ogier and Ingrassia take the title for Toyota GAZOO in action-packed WRC finale. 2020.3.25 SPARK PLUG CATALOG ASIA OCEANIA VERSION 2020 is updated. 03 Dec. World Champions! Nice little $23 savings over the dealer. PSA: Beware of Fake Iridium Spark Plugs (Ex. FWD Tundra New Member. DENSO spark plugs (specific spec) are equipped with high quality chips. and what are they, platinum or iridium? Bought my new OEM plugs from toyota dealer, https://www.championautoparts.com/P...air-and-maintenance/Spark-Plug-Materials.html, East of Mississippi, South of Mason-Dixon Line, Set of 4pcs NGK SILZKAR7B11 93482 Laser Iridium Spark Plugs For Subaru Forester, Participate in all Tundra discussion topics, Transfer over your build thread from a different forum to this one, Communicate privately with other Tundra owners from around the world, Post your own photos in our Members Gallery. You can also see improved fuel economy (up to five percent in most cases). Six Denso plugs (model 3297) out the door with tax for $47.52. 2020.3.25 "Find Your Plugs" is updated. This spark plug features a ‘twin tip’ - a thin centre and a protruding ground electrode both 1.1mm in diameter - which enhances your engine’s efficiency and extends the spark plug’s shelf life. Unfortunately spark plugs are even being cloned and counterfeited and being sold as genuine in online marketplaces. I was referring to the TIP and the Iridiums are designed to have more of a precise spark, especially after 20,000 miles when you have to change out your copper plugs. It helps in fuel economy so you know that you won’t be using so much fuel when this is attached to your car. Media Library. There are many counterfeit denso and ngk spark plugs out there. My coworker is having an issue right now with his Infinity G37X with 112k miles. So I dont know yet, the tell tale signs say they are real but I need confirmation since fake plugs are made really well these days. fuegos 2 Posted February 8, 2018. fuegos. We can see that the our fake plug (number 3) has a different sealing washer compared to the genuine items. The majority double precious metal spark plugs, five of which are first to market, will cover over 3.5 million vehicles by 2023; further expanding the company’s already comprehensive car parc product range. All 6 of the "retail" version plugs were identical. 03 Dec. World Champions! India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam Automobile, Motorcycle are renewed. I then ordered a set of Denso on RockAuto and compared them to the Ebay plugs, yep fake!! Why use potertially harmful imitation spark plugs in the engines of valuable cars, motorcycles, and general-purpose machinery? The genuine washers tend to sit slightly down a touch whereas the fake will sit tight against the core of the plug. Ok I will try to make this simple. From factory, I opted for NGK all way around when I started changing them out. An explanation of how to decipher DENSO spark plug models. Sshhh. Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Sumo91, Jan 24, 2020. My new 07 Tundra, I'll spend the extra for the New NGK Ruthenium because of the higher output ignition system vs the 72 Datsun. IMO a good way to reduce the carbon deposits in these cars is to ensure that the spark/ignition process is as efficient as possible to reduce unburned fuel and contaminants. Well to add to the story, got a Camry in the shop that the owner put “oem” Toyota plugs in his Camry... from. Warning: On choosing the right racing plug. The metal is much less conductive than copper but lasts longer and work at a low temperature. Advantages/ Functionality/ The main differences. After buying Denso spark plugs on Ebay for my wife's Lexus, I was looking on the Lexus forums and saw that there are tons of fake China spark plugs being sold as Denso and NGK on Ebay. The Jap cigs cost $2 a pack back then vs $1 for Chinese. $65 for 8 plugs. They are not Toyota OEM. Thanks. Bought these 4 Denso OEM Iridium plugs on ebay, less than $17 TOTAL ($4.25/ea). You maybe be buying imitations from China on. 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