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      02-24-2013, 10:03 AM   #1
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Best place to buy spark plugs 335i

Where is the best place to buy these from, looked at the usual places Ebay, Halfrauds etc. Also prices seem to vary massively ? Anywhere else you can recommend?


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      02-24-2013, 11:45 AM   #2
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I got mine (Bosch ZGR6STE2) from Auto Essentials 55.14 delivered
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For the 335i you need special "high power" spark plugs which are about 17 per plug iirc. You need to be careful to get the right part, as it's not the same ones that the N53 330i/325i use for example.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuin...item27c95aadc5

These are the ones you need. As you can see, these are the plugs only for the x35i N54 models. The N55 models have different plugs as do the N52 and N53 engines in the x25i/x30i
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These are the ones that most other post 2007 cars will need

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuin...item27c94ad3ee
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If you're planning on modding, might be a good idea to try these:
http://blog.protuningfreaks.com/2013...m-ilzkbr7a-8g/

I've bought a set, just waiting to get some time to put them in now. BTW my car is finished
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If you're planning on modding, might be a good idea to try these:
http://blog.protuningfreaks.com/2013...m-ilzkbr7a-8g/

I've bought a set, just waiting to get some time to put them in now. BTW my car is finished
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Got mine from here:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...E:L:OC:GB:3160
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Cheers buddy, deffo fit my 57 plate ?
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Yup fit all n54 engines. One thing to note is that there are some adaptations you should reset after changing plugs as you might find that it runs worse with new plugs. Happened to me with OEM BMW plugs. If you search in the engine part of the forum you should find the info.
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      02-24-2013, 03:45 PM   #12
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Run it on map 5 and let it sort itself out or not that simple?
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Yup fit all n54 engines. One thing to note is that there are some adaptations you should reset after changing plugs as you might find that it runs worse with new plugs. Happened to me with OEM BMW plugs. If you search in the engine part of the forum you should find the info.
Really!!!...I watched the Cobb changing spark plugs guide...they didn't mention about adaptations?!...

You got a guide?...how I "reset adaptations" ?
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OP, I will need to change my spark plugs soon...

Are you doing it yourself? or at a garage?
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Guys read here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=571344

and here:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=386376
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idnan, i have a sort of drop out at idle 600rpm the car will drop but not so much that you can detect it or throw a code. Could this be what my boost issue is?
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Common problem on 335i's, the majority have this from what I hear. It was thought to be related to carbon on the intake valves but I cleaned my mine and still have the issue and I've heard the same from other people.
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OP, I will need to change my spark plugs soon...

Are you doing it yourself? or at a garage?
Will do it myself providing my spark plug spanner fits!
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Common problem on 335i's, the majority have this from what I hear. It was thought to be related to carbon on the intake valves but I cleaned my mine and still have the issue and I've heard the same from other people.
Couple of guys have said that they cured their underboost by just changing the plugs, worth a go.
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I got mine (Bosch ZGR6STE2) from Auto Essentials 55.14 delivered
Went with these in the end.
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I got mine here, cheapest price I've ever seen! Don't seem to list for the 335i but the 135i is N54 too and the part number is the same.

http://www.bmwpartsonline.co.uk/Prod...54-12120037244
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I got mine here, cheapest price I've ever seen! Don't seem to list for the 335i but the 135i is N54 too and the part number is the same.

http://www.bmwpartsonline.co.uk/Prod...54-12120037244
Cracking price.

What size spark plug spanner is required and where is the best place to get them from?
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