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Old 02-16-2009, 07:15 AM
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for that stuff i will go with bosch. its ok to use non oem parts juts as long they are high performance. shop around thier are deals to be found.
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Old 02-16-2009, 08:17 AM
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Honda factory plug wires are VERY good. Good chance they don't need to be replaced.
NGK makes good plug wires too. I've had mediocre results with Bosch wires.
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Old 02-16-2009, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by HondaAcc0rd2002Owner View Post
They tried to sell me NGK spark plugs at $20 each, which I found at Autozone for $11!!! So I don't trust their pricing. I greatly appreciate any help you could give me!!!
I hope the $11 was total. I got NGK Iridium IX for about $2-3 each and I know the regular copper plugs are only about $6 for 4 plugs.

For the cap and rotor, I usually use the "premium" parts from the auto store, which usually ends up being BWD brand, which is okay. The parts work and the spark must be good enough since I still get 460 miles to the tank and the engine starts with one crank everytime.

As far as OEM plug wires go, I believe they are Sumitomo. Even if you do buy them at the dealer, they're probably still cheaper thank aftermarket NGK or other brands. Should not be more than about $80 for those.
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Old 02-17-2009, 08:58 AM
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I think it goes on personal preference. If you believe you need to replace w/ OEM parts, then do it. If you consider your car to be high performance, then put high performance parts in it. I replaced cap/rotor/plugs/wires with parts from Autozone, $70 bucks out the door. Works just fine.
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