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Offline supercharged spaniel

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w5dpo's
« on: March 02, 2008, 05:50:14 pm »
i hope its ok to start posting on here, im not just doing it for the sake of it l LOL

im gonna get some W5DPO's next time i get a minute as mine have done about 35k now and it'll do no harm changing them, as i know theyre good for about 30-40k.  i bought them last from GSF for about 45 quid, anyone got them recently for cheaper, i bought mine nealry 2 years ago!!
thanks again
dan

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Re: w5dpo's
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2008, 06:34:38 pm »
gsf they are £8.50+VAT last time i checked!

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2008, 07:29:22 pm »
[quote pid=37 author=peteg40 date=1204482878]gsf they are £8.50+VAT last time i checked![/quote]

great that sounds about right.  not too bad.

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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2008, 07:33:02 pm »
yeah was about 34 squid when I last bought some from gsf not so long ago.

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yeah, thats why it's here!  No probs.

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« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2008, 07:39:17 pm »
Depending upon if it is old/new stock at your local GSF you may have to ask for a set of 'WR5DP0', same plug but have a Resistor in them, same money, but later stocks are WR's as they may tell you that W5's are a obsolete line.

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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2008, 07:56:25 pm »
[quote pid=46 author=Beavis date=1204486757]Depending upon if it is old/new stock at your local GSF you may have to ask for a set of 'WR5DP0', same plug but have a Resistor in them, same money, but later stocks are WR's as they may tell you that W5's are a obsolete line.[/quote]

ok thanks for that..  im convinced my plugs are the reason for my slight early morning misfire.  on start up on the cold mornings the car seems to be running on 3 cylinders, literally for the first half a minute if that until ive pulled out my space in the street.  the car runs absolutly fine, drives perfect but this has been something that has bugged me over the last few months and im convinced its the plugs.  30 odd k on plugs is quite a length of time so its possible one or all of them have seen better  days i would have thought.  everything else is new as most of you will know so im gonna try plugs and see if it solves it.  its literally just on these colder mornings and doesnt have idle issues or running problems any further than this startup issue.

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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2008, 08:16:34 am »
I found that running WR4DP0 seems to have given my car an appettite for rotor arms - Yoof's donor car was well on the way to doing the same. Not sure why though, unless it's the map/engine mods.
« Last Edit: March 04, 2008, 08:53:34 am by Andy »

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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2008, 09:51:10 am »
Found switching to NGK Plugs has been alot better, they've survived 22psi and nitrous so far, which takes a very hard plug. They're cheap too!

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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2008, 10:30:04 am »
i had ngks in mine for about 20k - bp7evx (w5dpo equivalent by ngk) or summat and less than £20 a set.. didn't have a prob with them - neither did my dad's g40, but both weren't highly tuned motors though

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« Reply #9 on: March 05, 2008, 09:47:24 pm »
[quote pid=47 author=supercharged spaniel date=1204487785]im convinced my plugs are the reason for my slight early morning misfire.  on start up on the cold mornings the car seems to be running on 3 cylinders, literally for the first half a minute[/quote]

I think I have the same problem as you with the 1.6GT(currently running W5DPO's) and came to the same conclusion that the plugs had seen better days. Whoever replaces them first, post the results up here if it cures it.

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« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2008, 04:04:45 pm »
[quote pid=145 author=86C date=1204753644][quote pid=47 author=supercharged spaniel date=1204487785]im convinced my plugs are the reason for my slight early morning misfire.  on start up on the cold mornings the car seems to be running on 3 cylinders, literally for the first half a minute[/quote]

I think I have the same problem as you with the 1.6GT(currently running W5DPO's) and came to the same conclusion that the plugs had seen better days. Whoever replaces them first, post the results up here if it cures it.[/quote]

yeah man no worries.

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« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2008, 02:45:19 pm »
I bought W5DPO's about 6 months ago from my work and they were £10 each.
My local VW stealership in Stirling wanted £17.50+Vat for the same plugs.

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« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2008, 04:26:37 pm »
[quote pid=253 author=buster.g40 date=1205160319]I bought W5DPO's about 6 months ago from my work and they were £10 each.
My local VW stealership in Stirling wanted £17.50+Vat for the same plugs.[/quote]

ive just ordered them from gsf for 8 quid a plug plus vat minus 10 percent.  and the lad lives near me so is gonna deliver them for me!  result!

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« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2008, 05:58:45 pm »
[quote pid=145 author=86C date=1204753644][quote pid=47 author=supercharged spaniel date=1204487785]im convinced my plugs are the reason for my slight early morning misfire.  on start up on the cold mornings the car seems to be running on 3 cylinders, literally for the first half a minute[/quote]

I think I have the same problem as you with the 1.6GT(currently running W5DPO's) and came to the same conclusion that the plugs had seen better days. Whoever replaces them first, post the results up here if it cures it.[/quote]


ill let you know by the end of the week as i ordered a set today and ill fit them tomorrow night.

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« Reply #14 on: March 12, 2008, 01:40:54 pm »
changed them and its made no difference.  gonna tr a fresh temp sensor now.