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post #14 of (permalink) Old 10-25-2005
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Originally Posted by mac_mogul
I always use Shell V-Power 91 Octane fuel. Unless a shell is not available, but even then I always use premium.

But after I installed my plugs, I noticed a major pick-up in acceleration and fuel efficiency. I don't know if this is typical or not, but those are the results that I got from installing platinum plugs.
So personally, I don't feel like they are a waste of money.
No offense meant but are you sure that what your feeling isnt just in your head? You really have nothing on your car that would even midly give you the kind of acceleration boost your describing by just adding plugs.

1995 Mustang GT 5.0
BBK CAI, Pro-M 75mm MAF, Pro-M Optimizer, BBK 70mm TB, GT-40 Intake, 24# Injectors, AFR 165's, 1.7 Roller rockers, Crane 2040 cam (E-303) BBK Equal Length headers, BBK O/R X-pipe, Flowmaster American Thunder 2 Chambers. FMS 3.73 Gears, Lentech AODE 2800 stall, BBK 255lph Fuel Pump, BBK Fuel Pressure Regulator. MSD 6AL, Steeda UDP's, FMS Aluminum drive shaft, Autologic chip Larocca tune.
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