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#873455 03/03/2022 3:34 PM
by madsundaysurvivor
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I have found in the loft some old boxes empty of Champion sparks plugs N3 OEM number 801.
And now I can find champion N3C in Spain, but with the OEM number 086.
Are they the same item that the olds N3C, in all their range?
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#873496 Mar 4th a 01:13 AM
by Mark Z
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Back in the early '70s, the available spark plugs were N3, and those were what was specified in my Chilton BSA Repair and Tune-Up Guide.

After a while, N3s were no longer available in the auto supply stores and had been more or less replaced by N3C. So I have to believe that they are the same, or at least close enough to be compatible. I've run Champion N3Cs in my A65s ever since.
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#874204 Mar 11th a 09:10 PM
by John Healy
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As tested at MIRA in UK by Triumph Corp. N3 is colder than a B8ES.
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#875315 Mar 22nd a 04:30 PM
by Notdoc
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I have no trouble finding blister carded N3Cs in the lawnmower section anywhere. Go figure.
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#875380 Mar 23rd a 09:36 AM
by Hillbilly bike
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Many NGK have a small notch in the center electrode…My race and street bikes and vehicles have no problems with them..Over the years I never noticed any difference between brands of spark plugs of the correct heat range in any engine..
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