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best glow plugs for 96 7.3?

whats the best?

96 ford f250 7.3 edge evo straight pipe (Blown up Junk)
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Beru/motorcraft, oem don't swell up and get stuck in the head

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I put Diesel RX GPs from Rosewoods in my dually. They have been good for 2k...

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Asking for the best is going to start a discussion. I use Ford/Motorcraft for the same reason Kris mentioned. I don't care if they last 3 years or one winter. I want them to come out at the end.

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Motorcraft ZD10 is by far the only GP's that should be runn in these OBS trucks
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I disagred completely with this. My black truck has autolites in it with over 100k on them and no issues. They were pulled out about 25k ago when inj were installed and they looked good so they went back in. Jim at Rosewoods is who got my Diesel RX GP's from, he swears by them, and all he does is powerstrokes.

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Suit yourself, but after being on various PSD forums since about 1998 or so, I've read too many horror stories about Autolite plugs. No way they are going in mine. Motorcraft/Beru only. Cheers!

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I don't like auto lite spark plugs in gassers

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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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Also agree on Beru/motorcraft. I've done to many stuck glow plug removals for people that use other glow plugs and it is a huge P.I.T.A.

I do like Autolite spark plugs

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