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Old 02-17-2013, 05:40 PM   #1
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Gas mileage up since new plugs

I managed an extra 20 miles on my first tank with new plugs. I drove normal which for me is no-where near granny driving.

Changed the front and rear diffs with royal purple today. First time in 60,000 miles.

Going to be interesting to see if mileage goes up more.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:59 PM   #2
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Cool. Which plugs did you end up going with?
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:27 PM   #4
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What shape where your factory plugs in ie carbon build up, gap, etc? How many miles did they have on them?
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:30 PM   #5
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60,000 miles. Really brown but I would say normal. Gap was about .51 so they were beyond spec by a fair bit.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:05 AM   #6
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I need to do this, getting about 240 miles before my light comes on. Not the first owner and pretty sure my plugs haven't been changed for a very long time (@80k miles)
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:34 AM   #7
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Same here my plugs have 60k on them
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:26 AM   #8
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When I changed mine the stick plugs had a gap of .098
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:53 AM   #9
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lol ordered OEM Denso plugs for $3.47 w/ free shipping from Amazon. Here is the link - other sites have them cheaper but charge more in s/h.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:08 PM   #10
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Changed my plugs today, old ones had .063-.065 gap so definitely needed to be replaced. Hope I see the same results
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I bought OEM plugs on Ebay for less than $20 from http://myworld.ebay.com/1toyotaparts/ . Doesn't look like they have any at the moment, though.
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I bought OEM plugs on Ebay for less than $20 from http://myworld.ebay.com/1toyotaparts/ . Doesn't look like they have any at the moment, though.

you have the part number for when they are in stock?
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Changed my plugs today, old ones had .063-.065 gap so definitely needed to be replaced. Hope I see the same results
Keep us posted. This tank I am granny driving to see what I get. As soon as it is empty I am going to fill up with premium to see what happens.
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