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147 sparkplug question.

Hi guys,

I started my first service on my 147 (2004, 1.6L) and was shocked to find out the price of a set of spark plugs from the alfa dealer - has to be a cheaper way, right?

Currently in the car are NGK plugs, four of PMR7A and four of BKR6EKPA.

I can easily get my hands on BOSCH plugs, so am wondering if you know of a bosch equivalent for the same NGK plugs.



In the reference book, the BKR6EKPA plug is the same as the Bosch FR7DP or FR7DC+. But the NGK has twin electrodes, where as the bosch only has one electrode. Does this make a difference?


Would anyone know what the bosch equivalent is for the NGK PMR7A?


Thanks very much for the help guys!
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I'd stick to NGK, but find an alternative source to the stealer...
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Thanks for your thoughts.. I'll have a bit of a google for NGK's online.
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Out of interest, what did the stealer quote you?
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360 euro! can you believe that? But he was a very kind stealer, and said he had a set on the shelf he'd give me for 108.. or maybe he said 180... I dunno, I wasn't trusting me ears to listen correctly at that point.



Also, I bought a new plug for the oil sump, that cost me 20 euros.
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Thanks for that link, that might be the way to go.

Do you know off hand what the mileage is from the NGK plugs?
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