Archived. I’m sure those who do high mileage will be interested, (I’m not one off them these days). Spark plugs - torque them down or no? My service intervals are all over the place so was planning to drop the oil and change the plugs and filter. The gap for a standard OEM plug is 0.030”. A reddit for the new Focus ST, spiritual successor to the Focus SVT. Order Spark Plug for your 2016 Ford Focus and pick it up in store—make your purchase, find a store near you, and get directions. After a couple of days blasting around the Highlands I must say that the RS is running superb!! r/FocusST: A reddit for the new Focus ST, spiritual successor to the Focus SVT. Have you had your plugs out yet?? Step-by-Step Instructions Tapered Seat Plugs. 2016 MM ST1. I have fitted “one step colder” plugs and went for Denso ITV22’s. Jump to Latest ... Starter • #1 • Nov 14, 2003. Spark Plug Removal. I fitted them dry, no copper grease etc. Torque requirements vary greatly from engine to engine. 2. price is for a set of 4 spark plugs. Gapping the NGK 6510 spark plugs with torque solutions 14MM $35 gap tool from amazon. Each set is supplied pre-gapped by mountune to optimise the setting and allow for easier end-user installation. I gapped my ITV22’s to 0.026”. Use a hex-type wrench that is less likely to slip. You must be logged in to reply to this topic. Spark Plug Tube O Ring Set XR5 RS mk2 $12.50. I replace them every 15k or so miles now that I'm stage 3 and over 60k miles. Coil-on-plug ignition system Spark plug type AGSF32YPC Spark plug gap 0.049-0.053 in Spark plugs torque 106 IN/lbs. 3. You could fit the equivalent heat range Denso Plug which would be ITV20. I couldn't find the info here, either (I must be having a blind moment, or something). You’ll also get an extra 10% off when you first register with Opie Oils, so if like me you change your own oil, get stocked up on your first order to maximise your saving. You should get a better burn with the ITV22 Plug and less chance of the Plug heating up causing knock or even melting the Plug tip!! I can confirm that start up does seem crisper and more instant. Tighten to recommended torque. My RS has done 28K, but I had a new engine fitted at 16K. Haven't looked at the manual yet for details on this maintenance. Spark plug thread or cylinder head damage can occur. Use the Champion torque recommendation below as a guide for tightening all spark plugs. Examples of bad spark plug wrench usage: Spark plug is inserted at an angle during installation: Excessive tightening torque: Spark plug wrench slipped or used at an angle: Do not use the wrench at first. Morning mate!!  Will be interesting to see if they have longevity! If a torque wrench is unavailable, finger tighten the spark plug, then use a plug wrench to tighten. Step One. MY/17, F/White, Forged Black Wheels, Recaro Shell Seats, Diamas SiRamik Glasscoat, H&R Anti-Roll Bars/15mm Spacers, EBC Turbo Brake Discs all round/Yellowstuff Brake Pads, Mountune Air Intake/Recirc Valve/SSC/Blue Turbo Hose Kit and Hard Pipe/Uprated Springs/Short Shifter/Rear Motor Mount/Crank Breather Plate, ETS Intercooler, Milltek 100 Cell Cat, Remus Wolf Inside Exhaust, Litchfield Stage 2 map via Cobb Accessport V3, DSC unit. IMO / IME you've got to be a ham-handed, non-torque wrench using, guidance-ignoring, he-man-complex type to mess up a head swapping plugs. Close. They look surprisingly good. Just reading through your posts, how often is your RS misfiring and under what conditions?? on the NGK box it shows how to "torque" them down. There is also load of technical information on Iridium spark plugs, Torque settings and Tuning considerations. I got them from Opie Oils at a cost of £31 plus £1:25 delivery, very well priced. 1/16 turn on plugs with a tapered seat. Install the new plug finger tight, and complete the installation with a torque wrench. Your Stratified Tune must be around 400BHP is it?? If a torque wrench is unavailable, finger tighten the spark plug, then use a plug wrench to tighten. Autolite - For spark plugs with a gasket: 1/4 turn on 10mm plugs, 3/8 turn on 12mm plugs, 1/2 turn on 14mm and 18mm plugs. Do I need a specific plug for my car? Add To Cart. Always safer to use a quality torque wrench tho. One step colder, the same as the Denso ITV22’s. Applications: Focus RS 2016-2018 Features: Smoother acceleration Perfect for high boost applications Supplied pre-gapped by mountune Please note: Supplied in a pack Apparently these Iridium Plugs last forever, haha!! Old plugs removed were OEM and have done 23,000 miles. Order FORD Focus Mk1 Hatchback (DAW, DBW) RS 215 HP Spark plug easily at AUTODOC Fast delivery and low prices Discover now for yourself Info: FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) RS Manuf. Hello again, I want to change the spark plugs and HT leads on my Focus but I'm a bit unsure about it having not done it before. I have searched for a week and found nothing for this specific year. 24 comments. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, '16 Nitrous Blue RS (Rebuild) - Cincinnati. The last 7,500 miles running Litchfield Stage 2. SPARK PLUGS!!!! The owners manual lists the gap but not a torque.

Hi thanks for the reply, I have the FPM375 fitted so not standard but not 400BHP+. Login or register below to contribute to SPARK PLUGS!!. 2009 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Spark plug torque 1 Answer. If a torque wrench is unavailable then you must take care not to overtighten spark plugs - particularly if refitting after cleaning. The OEM Plugs are an NGK Plug and are of heat range “6”. Heat Range= 8 £17.66 The proper torque of a spark plug can only be achieved using a torque wrench. I’ll post some picture when I remove them. User account menu. First time changing spark plugs on this car (of which this is the first I've heard of not using wires) so I was just checking. I have searched for a week and found nothing for this specific year. I'm going to be replacing my spark plugs soon, but I can't find the proper torque for spark plugs in a 2.0L Zetec in the Focus. Posted by. The Denso ITV22 Spark Plugs are “one step colder” than the OEM Plugs so if your car is standard I wouldn’t advise fitting these as they may have a tendency to foul up/carbon up and could eventually lead to a misfire. I use the German spec: guddentight. You can tell this by the writing on the Plug… here’s a photo of my old OEM Plug…. … Some customers choose to regap these plugs to correct misfiring or tune for optimal spark -- do so at your own risk -- slide-type plug gapper will damage the fragile iridium tip. Sent from my LG-H918 using Tapatalk 1/16 turn on plugs with a tapered seat. Some of you have expressed doubt that the Ford Focus RS can have 324lb ft of torque and be driven by its front wheels, yet suffer from no torque steer at all. 2008 Ford Focus 2.0L 4 … By the way, where did you find the torque spec? Every second oil change I'll regap them and if the car is running a little rough I'll buy new ones - normally between 10k and 15k. You don't want them too tight because you don't want them to break off, or break your head. What I have noticed is an eagerness to climb through the Revs and the Bangs from the Exhaust seem slightly more pronounced, now this could be a placebo effect and all in my head, but that’s how it seems to me, anyone else noticed this after changing Spark Plugs while running a remap?? Take the ½” drive ratchet, spark plug socket and the extension bar, undo the plugs in an anti-clockwise direction and lift out. Focus RS/ST Denso Uprated Spark Plugs £69.99 (Was £89.99) Ford Focus RS Mk2 - Coil Pack £72.00 Focus RS/ST MK2 NGK Racing Spark Plugs £42.99 HKS Super Fire Spark Plug For Ford Focus RS Mk 2. Check here for special coupons and promotions. If you're not already a member then you can register for free! Correct spark plug torque is the very most critical step of spark plug installation. Yes read [email protected]@@@@ In order to limit the number of Spark plug threads, and to help prevent people from breaking off plugs and such, I have decided to make this thread. They are Iridium. The torque on the box is just a generic specification. I went for the same plugs on an aggressive map and I didn’t really notice much difference, just had less knock readings which was interesting, hence I went for the ITV22. I can’t believe the price difference between Montune and this web site I found, that means you’re paying an extra £28 for Mountune to gap the plugs. I’ll still check them every year though.

Not had the plug out yet, my mate going to help me out on Thursday next week. Very clean indeed and the Earth Electrodes were a lovely coffee colour which tells me she’s running spot on!! spark plug torque for 2.0 L Zetec. No, I just didn't know that it didn't have spark plug wires. I was thinking some Iridium spark plugs would be worth a try as Mountune are showing them as a worthwhile upgrade. Start by installing the spark plug by hand. and torqued them down 15 ft/lbs. It is extremely important to never exceed the spark plug recommended installation torque. The NGK LTR71X-II is one step colder than the original spark plug. They do have very noticeable brown staining where the porcelain meets the nut, that’s called “corona” and is perfectly normal. I just wasn’t sure of the heat range of the one’s on the Mountune website or how much extra power I needed to have before I went a step colder. I have seen conflicting sides on this and I’m wondering what everybody did. Note: If using a torque wrench vs. plug wrench, please refer to the Torque Recommendations chart below. ??. AccessPort / Stratified tune + STuned extended pops & bangs + custom pop and bang intensity / Boomba Racing short throw plate / DMB inlays / Mountune air filter / Mountune RMM / Mountune Recirc / Milltek Non Res Cat Back. share. I’ve found the plugs really cheap from this web-site https://www.sparkplugs.co.uk/denso-iridium-spark-plug-itv22, £28 including delivery!! New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Electronic ignition system with coil-on-plug 4 ignition coils. Cylinder head bolt set XR5 RS mk2 $110.00 ... Torque mount and short shift combo Focus XR5 RS mk2 $273.64 ... Focus RS mk3 TURBOSMART "DUAL PORT" COMPRESSOR BYPASS VALVE (CBV) $267.23 $258.15. I use torque wrench and put it down to spec. 2009 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Spark plug torque 1 Answer.

Do you know if the standard plugs are already a performance or enhanced design and could fitting an aftermarket Iridium plug on a FPM375 setup result in a drop in performance?

Is it from cold or hot?? Well I changed my Spark Plugs this morning, had been putting it off due to the weather the last couple of days but it’s a cracking day in the Highlands at the moment so I had no excuse, lol!!
I’ve grown a bit paranoid with my RS, so when the car idles rough I start to worry. Once they are hand tight give them another 1/8th turn and you're good. Although the majority of Tuners are advising the one step colder Plug when at 400BHP!! The car idels rough as hell and was hoping this would solve the problem. I have seen conflicting sides on this and I’m wondering what everybody did. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. The NGK Plugs from Mountune are heat range “7”. So ALL GOOD!! How to change gasket (washer) style spark plug without torque wrench - (only if torque wrench can not be obtained) TIGHTENING by ANGLE. Thank Brembo for a comprehensive report.

Hi, I need some new plug where did you buy the Denso ITV22’s? spark plug socket size is 5/8ths focus manual says spark plug torque is 15 N-m (11 ft-lbs) and manual says 1.3mm gap, but if you buy plugs from the auto parts store and ask for plugs for the focus zetec, they should come pregapped. The owners manual lists the gap but not a torque. I will say that after starting the Engine and letting her warm up I gave her a few blips on the throttle and it did seem to rev up slightly quicker and smoother. Do you know what the standard plug gap is?

I’m going to order these https://www.sparkplugs.co.uk/denso-iridium-spark-plug-itv20

Do you know if the standard plugs are already a performance or enhanced design and could fitting an aftermarket Iridium plug on a FPM375 setup result in a drop in performance?

. I’ve found lots of different prices online are they all the same?

 

. The general con census is 75BHP above stock warrants a “one step colder” Plug. Torque Rating: Notes: Exhaust to DP: 30ft/lbs: Intake Manifold: 14.75ft/lbs: Spark Plugs: 102in/lbs: TTR Passenger Upper Engine Mount: 80Nm 90Nm: First is 3 nuts on Motor, second is 2 bolts on Fender Side: TTR Trans Engine Mount: 59ft/lb 35ft/lbs 120ft/lbs Is it only at idle?? 1 year ago. Especially if like me, your RS is constantly driven hard!! I’d stick with the same heat range if I was you. Care must be taken when torquing spark plugs, especially in softer aluminum cylinder heads. I ordered 21 litres of oil, enough for 3 oil changes and some topping up!! Spark plugs - torque them down or no? NGK Step Colder Iridium Pre-Gapped Spark Plugs (Set of 4) NGK Step Colder Iridium Pre-Gapped Spark Plugs (Set of 4) The factory spark plugs in the 2016 - 2018 Ford Focus RS have been found to vary widely in gap opening from plug to plug which can lead to spark blowout, misfires and poor fuel economy, especially when running higher than stock horsepower levels.

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