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Old 01-19-2020, 08:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Being we now have to deal with fake NGK plugs here is a link from NGK to help us identify genuine NGK plugs. The fakes one can cause engine damage and fail in less than a mile.



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Someone is taking the time to counterfeit a spark plug???
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Good to know thanks for posting.
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You guys are welcome, Spread the word. Can you imagine installing these fake plugs in a procross chassis, going 1-5 miles from the trailer and have to unbolt your hood. We found out the hard way on our race sled, Every pass it broke plugs, Switched them to some old ones and no problem then I decided to investigate and found the info. I looked at ours and sure enough they are the fakes and we bought them at our local auto parts store so they are everywhere.
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thanks for posting this, and this is great information to have and to spread, I also agree that this would suck if you had just changed the plugs on a pro cross chassis and or anything new and modern that is a pain to change plugs on.

There's no shortage of counterfit products out there, anything to make a buck basically, and if you can sell someone 50,000 counterfit spark plugs, that's more then enough motivation for the bad guys!
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Just get them from like O Reilly's or Napa, etc. Trying to save a buck on eBay isn't worth it. Lots of fake shit.on Amazon and eBay. If the price is to good to be true, it is. The other clue, it will say, ships directly from Ching Chang China.
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Someone is taking the time to counterfeit a spark plug???
Yep, China.

Don't worry, Americans will punish China by buying more stuff from them.
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Kind of funny that one of the fake brand names is "jew"
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