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80K miles with same spark plugs..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. Oct 31, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Is it bad that im on the same spark plugs that that truck came with off the assembly line?

    Nothing is wrong. It still runs very strong, but im thinking it might help a little more when I'm on the interstate.
     
  2. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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    stephbm6

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    They're suppose to be good for 100,000 miles.
     
  3. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    keppert

    keppert Sure..Whatever.

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    I went that far when I had a Dodge Dakota. They should probably be changed, or at least check them. Electrode might be worn down.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    if so then it makes no sense to change them out early... :confused:
     
  5. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz One of the original 7928

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    I changed mine at 30K. A little off topic but what do they mean when they say, "running 1 step colder plugs?"
     
  6. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:05 AM
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    Lentsnh

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    based off Nitro Radio Control cars...

    colder plugs are for warmer/hotter climates... and vise versa for colder climates.
     
  7. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    HondaGM

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    one of the nicest trucks on here,like the look.:D
     
  8. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    Tsenekos

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    I'd change 'em its a pretty easy and cheap DIY
     
  9. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    TacoNut

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  10. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    98tacoma27

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  11. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    X3 it's super easy , and why not change them? they are cheap.
     
  12. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    fibertop

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    if you leave them too long they might not come out easily. if they break you will have a headache
     
  13. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:52 AM
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    I change them just because I've seen em get "welded" in because they R different metal they block and factory didn't put antisize on them. Couldn't hurt and cheap peace of mind.
     
  14. Oct 31, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    X 2. Sorry didn't read your post B 4 I posted the same thing.

     
  15. Oct 31, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    Local dealer told me to wait till 100k. Hmm. wtf.
     
  16. Oct 31, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    Well who R U going to believe the dealer or some guy on the internet ?:mad: I know what I'd do.

     
  17. Oct 31, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    chris4x4

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    If you have the 2.7, then they are supposed to be replaced at 100k. If you have the V6, they are supposed to be changed at 30K, and the dealer is an idiot.
     
  18. Oct 31, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Glow plugs have nothing to do with climates(tuning may be different), they have to do with the engine size and what type of engine. R/C Glow plugs are nothing like spark plugs and cant be comparable.
     
  19. Oct 31, 2009 at 1:07 PM
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    NumNutz

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    What does Chris have to say about this?
     
  20. Oct 31, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    i thought glow plugs where for diesel engines?
    i know we had them on our forklifts and tractors...
     
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