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Old 06-24-2013, 12:48 PM
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vortec head swap

After doing a vortec head swap I am not sure what to use for spark plugs.Those of you that have done this swap could you tell me what plugs and # your using.

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When you go to the parts store tell them you need spark plugs for a 98 Chevy Silverado with a 5.7 engine and you'll have quite a variety to choose from cheap to expensive. Usually, I run NGK's or the basic AC Delco.
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I use Autolite Platinum AP 104 in my SBC 350 with Vortec heads, hope this helps.

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I know alotta ppl don't like em & may disagree,but,I've had really good luck with the Bosch +4 plugs.I know some have had issues with em,but,I've had great luck & service with em.
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The vortec heads use a champion RS12YC spark plug Gap at .035"
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is there any other issues u ran into when doing the swap bc I am thinking about putting vortec heads on my 5.0 sbc
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