Use the recommended NGK plug for the car, nothing else. Did I say NOTHING else !
They come pre gapped.
Most of us use Shell Rotella t6 5-40 and a good oil filter
You may want to clean the MAF sensor.
Read the DIY's threads on here.
228,000miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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