Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug
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Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug

Part No. 985 Warranty  

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Designed to help deliver quick starts, good fuel economy and smooth acceleration.

Product Features:
  • Copper core electrode and nickel chromium alloy side electrode offer enhanced heat dissipation and durability
  • Resistor reduces radio frequency interference (RFI) and electrode erosion
  • Copper-glass seal bonds insulator, terminal post center electrode together; helps ensure full required voltage at spark gap; gas-tight seal
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Electrode Tip Material:Resistor
Manufacturer Heat Range:D11
Resistor:Suppressor
Spark Plug Reach:3/4 in
Spark Plug Seat Type:Gasket
Spark Plug Thread Size:14 mm
Tip Configuration:Special Power
Wrench Diameter:5/8

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AutoliteCopper Core Resistor Spark Plug
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Improves engine efficiency (9)
  • Durable (7)
  • Increases power (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (11)
    • Replacement (10)
    • Restoration (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (5), Auto enthusiast (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product for the price

    Installation took less than 30 minutes for all 6 plugs. It'll take longer if you have the coil instead of a distributor. Gaps were already pretty close to the specified plug gap so I...Read complete review

    Installation took less than 30 minutes for all 6 plugs. It'll take longer if you have the coil instead of a distributor. Gaps were already pretty close to the specified plug gap so I just threw them in there.

    Only thing I didn't like was the washers on the spark plug were not put on from the factory. I'm guessing this is because some Cherokees have aluminum heads while others do not.

    Car seems to be running smoother, the old Boush plugs were old though so time will tell. I would definetely buy this plug again.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Never Again Autolite

    I seldom review items, however, I recently installed NGK-V into a Dodge Ram and these Autolite plugs into a Jeep Wrangler. The NGK plugs were all gapped at .35 with a protective sleeve...Read complete review

    I seldom review items, however, I recently installed NGK-V into a Dodge Ram and these Autolite plugs into a Jeep Wrangler. The NGK plugs were all gapped at .35 with a protective sleeve at electrode. The Autolite plugs had NO protective sleeve and all had to be gapped. I recently bought the Jeep and replaced a set of Bosch Platinum +4. The old Bosch Platinum + 4 started the Jeep much better and faster than the Autolite plugs. I have not even driven and can advise that the Autolite Plugs are not as easy to install as the NGK's because they all needed to be gapped and they certainly do not start the Jeep as well as the old Bosch Platinum +4. The Jeep needs to crank over several times before it will fire. It does idle smooth once started but why do the extra work for less at least starting performance? I would NOT recommend and will not buy Autolite Plugs again.

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    5.0

    Good Plug......Good Results

    By vetteonr

    from Southgate, MI

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    Verified Buyer
    Level 3

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

    The plugs were everything I expected them to be. For my application I didn't need the expensive platinum plug, so these worked out really well.

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    5.0

    Works great!

    By Whitebread

    from London, KY

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Helpful Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

      Easy to order and easy fit for my 99 Jeep Cherokee Classic. Fires up every time even in single digit weather. Impressed.

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      1.0

      Never Again Autolite

      By Longhorn

      from Austin, Tx

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Level 1

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Install

        Best Uses

          Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

          I seldom review items, however, I recently installed NGK-V into a Dodge Ram and these Autolite plugs into a Jeep Wrangler. The NGK plugs were all gapped at .35 with a protective sleeve at electrode. The Autolite plugs had NO protective sleeve and all had to be gapped. I recently bought the Jeep and replaced a set of Bosch Platinum +4. The old Bosch Platinum + 4 started the Jeep much better and faster than the Autolite plugs. I have not even driven and can advise that the Autolite Plugs are not as easy to install as the NGK's because they all needed to be gapped and they certainly do not start the Jeep as well as the old Bosch Platinum +4. The Jeep needs to crank over several times before it will fire. It does idle smooth once started but why do the extra work for less at least starting performance? I would NOT recommend and will not buy Autolite Plugs again.

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          5.0

          Great Spark Plugs !!!

          By Asley

          from Beckley WV

          About Me Casual Driver

          Level 6

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Improves Engine Efficiency
          • Increases Power

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Driving
            • Replacement
            • Restoration

            Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

            I have a 95 Jeep Grand Cherokee with around 160,000 miles. My Jeep was misfiring really bad !!! After putting the Autolite copper core spark plugs in.My Jeep runs like a new Jeep !!!

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Copper is the way to go

            By Herb_VA

            from Fredericksburg, Virginia

            About Me Casual Driver

            Verified Buyer
            Level 3

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Improves Engine Efficiency
            • Increases Power

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Driving
              • Performance Driving
              • Racing
              • Replacement
              • Restoration

              Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

              Your going for spark, right - copper is the best conductor.

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              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              a plug is a plug

              By DF

              from MA

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Engine Efficiency
              • Increases Power
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

                a plug is a plug. my mach. told me a long time ago that a plug makes a spark that is all you need. So why pay over 2 bucks for a plug. when a plug is a plug. if you want to blow your $ and pay 10 bucks for a plug when a 2$ plug will do go for it.
                I will still win

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                (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product for the price

                By Ed

                from Metro Detroit, MI

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                Level 3

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

                Installation took less than 30 minutes for all 6 plugs. It'll take longer if you have the coil instead of a distributor. Gaps were already pretty close to the specified plug gap so I just threw them in there.

                Only thing I didn't like was the washers on the spark plug were not put on from the factory. I'm guessing this is because some Cherokees have aluminum heads while others do not.

                Car seems to be running smoother, the old Boush plugs were old though so time will tell. I would definetely buy this plug again.

                Comment on this review(earn points)

                (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Factory Replacement Plug

                By GUY

                from SEBRING, FLORIDA

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Ask me a question

                Verified Buyer
                Level 3

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement

                  Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

                  Great Factory replacement plug.

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                  (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good Product good price

                  By John D.

                  from Shelby, MI

                  About Me Casual Driver

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                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • Improves Engine Efficiency
                  • Increases Power

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving
                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

                    Bought my car with 50,000 miles on it, I now have 135,000 miles & this is the first replacement plugs. I hope these last as long.

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                    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    I will continue to pay for this

                    By Jammer

                    from Greenville NC

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Ask me a question

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install
                    • Improves Engine Efficiency
                    • Increases Power

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday Driving
                      • Replacement

                      Comments about Autolite Copper Core Resistor Spark Plug:

                      I have used auto lite spark plugs for years and they have always performed for me.

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                      • Q:

                        how many miles should a copper core autolite 985 spark plug last under normal conditions
                        Asked on 7/18/2014 by mike from phoenix

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          I'm glad to assist, Mike! These spark plugs should last approximately 30,000 miles under normal use. I suggest following your vehicle manufacturers standard service intervals for the spark plugs.

                          Answered on 7/22/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                      • Q:

                        how many of these do I need for my vehicle?
                        Asked on 7/14/2010 by Bonnie from Ocala, FL

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          To further assist you on this question could you please provide your vehicles year, make model, and engine size.

                          Answered on 7/14/2010 by Kevin from AAP
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