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    2018 Nissan Micra S 5 Speed Spark Plug Change.

    Hey so I have a 2018 K13 model of the Micra with the manual transmission I'm sitting at 74,950km and I finally decided to replace the spark plugs on it. And I must say, idk if it's just new plugs in general or the fact that I spent extra on NGK Ruthenium HX plugs but it fires up instantly without any delay even after a cold winter morning, it's alot smoother at idle and at say 3000rpm then the day I bought it. The throttle response is full and clean. I might be talking to talk here but I would highly recommend anyone looking into new spark plugs to give the NGK Ruthenium HX a go. It's a game changer

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    Thanks for sharing!

    Which NGK Part# are you using? I'm due this year & they don't seem that much more expensive then Iridiums.
    2019 Micra S - 5-speed
    -Eibach Lowering Springs
    -HK Silent-Power Exhaust
    -Chassis Braces
    -Reinforced Engine & Trans Bushings


        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2019 Micra S manual: 7.8 L/100 km ... 36.3 mpg (Imp) ... 12.8 km/L ... 30.2 mpg (US) ...

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    If you look it up on RockAuto it is NGK 97292 Ruthenium HX High Ignitability; Pre-Set Gap: 0.044" Info One of our most popular parts
    Flag indicates this part fits vehicles sold in Canada. It does not indicate where the part was made -- manufacturers produce parts in multiple factories worldwide. OE-Recommended Gap: 0.044",7212

    Since we have to take the intake manifold off to change plugs a long lasting plug likethis one would be idea IMO
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    +1 on long lasting, i did buy the thin wall socket of ebay in preparation but im not changing them till the last mile -2 the manual says too!!

    ooh this one half the price.!!

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    NGK SPK,they both have K's must be ok ...

    i guess ill get iridium....

    Are ruthenium spark plugs worth it?
    They have high ignitability with complete fuel burn, offer quicker throttle response, and a smoother idle. They might not have the highest durability compared to the premium iridium spark plug, but are cheaper and can ..emphasis added...last almost as long.

    What Are Ruthenium Spark Plugs? Benefits + FAQs

    Last edited by MrMicra2015; 03-03-2024 at 09:04 PM.
    2015 Micra S (manual)
    no A/C /no power options/ block heater/4x 2 Ohm speakers...all factory stock in 2015
    Feb 2015 build
    9,999 purchase price + additional 1600$ because it was a 2015 purchased in 2016
    so receipt says $8,399....+1600 .... so they look good i guess...for a brand new car!

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