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I have a 1990 4 cylinder Camry. The head is from a 1995 Camry. Do I use spark plugs for a 1990 or for a 1995 on this vehicle?

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I'll be interested to see what the other Toyota mavens here think. I'd say the 1990 plug, I'd try a set of NGK BKR5ES-11. They are the cheaper type, not platinum.

Posted on Nov 03, 2012

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  • Tony Sabaris Nov 03, 2012

    I've been using the 1990 plug. Just ordered plugs for a 95. I agree with you to not use the platinum, but you listed the wrong plug here. NGK's sie, RockAuto's site and a few others that I checked all say that the plug you listed is the wrong plut. NGK lists the #BCPR5ES-11 and the BCPR5EY-11 as the correct plug for the 3S-FE engine. Same with RockAuto and Amazon. Where did you get that plug number for this vehicle?

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    Geoffrey White Nov 04, 2012

    LOL I got it from the NGK plug finder website. One of them anyway, I noticed that various NGK country-specific sites list different plugs. The one I listed is a basic cheap plug with the right thread, reach and heat range.

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    Geoffrey White Nov 04, 2012

    Anyway if you have found a good listing you have faith in, go with that

  • Tony Sabaris Nov 04, 2012

    I checked it on the NGK US site, also at RockAuto dot com. I ordered the plugs for the 90 and the 95 Camry. I'm going to try both when I get them, Thanks for the info. I'll post which works better.

  • Tony Sabaris Nov 04, 2012

    I also ordered an oxygen sensor in case that is the problem. The car seems to run great, just that the idle is a little rough



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