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    Read some good things about this so I figured I’d order one and try it out. While my butt dyno did not detect any boost in power (as some claim) I can definitely tell you the engine sounded and felt like it ran smoother, maybe a little more throttle responsiveness... figured this wouldn’t be a bad addition to the bike after rejetting and changing out the air filter.

    Anyone else tried these spark plugs? Anything of note to report?

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    Opinion seems divided

    https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forum...pics/3648497/1

    https://community.cartalk.com/t/e3-spark-plugs/15017

    https://jimsgarage.wordpress.com/201...h-a-good-idea/

    The only “good reviews” I could find where cut and paste PR quoting directly from the manufacturers website

    My “instincts” tell me that’s a lot of metal stopping the fuel mix from getting to the spark, and I would prefer to use something along the design of Brisk plugs – but oh boy, they’re pricey

    Think I’ll stick with NGK for now …..
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    I tried one but went back to OEM so as to be able to use the OEM toolkit's spark plug socket. Carrying a conventional heavy wall socket and driver to fit the E3 added weight and volume at expense of some other desired cargo. Did not feel any significant difference in performance other than possibly greater ease of starting with the E3. I think the stock plug and a little maintenance cured the sluggish starting better than the gimmick plug.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Purple View Post
    Opinion seems divided

    https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forum...pics/3648497/1

    https://community.cartalk.com/t/e3-spark-plugs/15017

    https://jimsgarage.wordpress.com/201...h-a-good-idea/

    The only “good reviews” I could find where cut and paste PR quoting directly from the manufacturers website

    My “instincts” tell me that’s a lot of metal stopping the fuel mix from getting to the spark, and I would prefer to use something along the design of Brisk plugs – but oh boy, they’re pricey

    Think I’ll stick with NGK for now …..
    Yeah, I’ll have to see if I get that kind of buildup on mine. Wonder if that buildup just happens or if its Just negligent maintenance.

    I still have a perfectly good stock plug in my tool/accessory kit just in case.

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    I’ve had the best luck with NGK Iridium here

    https://www.amazon.com/NGK-DR8EIX-Ir.../dp/B000COTP9Q

    I think the most important thing is just having a newer well functioning plug. But so far the DR8EIX above has been the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TWBigBlake View Post
    Yeah, I’ll have to see if I get that kind of buildup on mine. Wonder if that buildup just happens or if its Just negligent maintenance.

    I still have a perfectly good stock plug in my tool/accessory kit just in case.
    It is more likely a result of contaminated (Ethanol) fuel, and ignoring the need to “index” the plug -particularly crucial with the E3 Diamond, which has the potential to shield the mix from the spark

    This is why I like the brisk plugs, especially the “Multi-spark” - https://www.briskusa.com/brisk_multi...rk_spark_plugs

    With Brisk multi’s, the spark is totally exposed, and will usually find its way towards the point of least resistance, eg the incoming fuel. Combine that with the fully exposed design, and the build-up the guy in the third link had should self-clearing (every second stroke)

    There are however several different designs with Brisk, some with 4 ground electrodes, (although as those grounds are placed lower than the center electrode, the above should still apply, with no need for indexing on any of them)

    Don’t underestimate the need to “index” a plug, which would seem to be a critical point with the E3 Diamonds ……..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Purple View Post
    This is why I like the brisk plugs, especially the “Multi-spark” - https://www.briskusa.com/brisk_multi...rk_spark_plugs
    What plug number do you use? When I use the link, their site does not list the TW200.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apolloha View Post
    What plug number do you use? When I use the link, their site does not list the TW200.
    This one https://www.briskusa.com/spark_plug/br12s_spark_plug
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    I'll be in contact with them shortly, explaining the engine, and asking for recommendations ....
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    I bought 2 spark plugs but never installed them (one for each TW). However, I also bought two spark plugs boots and did install them -- supposedly water proof. A little rubber collar fits snugly around the spark plug and is supposed to keep the water out.

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