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Changed Spark Plugs Today...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cheehab, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    cheehab

    cheehab [OP] I bleed Black and Gold

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    My buddy and I changed the spark plugs in our 05's today. It took about 2 hrs for the first truck and about an hour to do the second. Huge thanks to Chris4x4 and his write-up (http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/30479-how-spark-plug-change-1-gr-fe.html) it was an indispensable part of getting this done. We didn't remove as many parts as Chris, nor did we use as many tools, but I can definitely see how they'd all be helpful. I'm hoping to see a bit of a jump in MPG's. Pretty glad I did it and it only cost me $35 out of pocket!
     
  2. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Good to hear! :)
     
  3. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  4. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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  5. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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  6. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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    Thats in the UG. :spy:
     
  7. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    How did your old plugs look like, do you have a pics for us?

    :worthless:
     
  8. Oct 14, 2009 at 2:48 PM
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    The "Tacoma Sutra"?
    Sorry, no pics. The plugs looked better than I thought they would though. A little corrosion but pretty "normal" wear based on the book we had and Chris's post. They were well worn but no melting or anything to really worry about. All 12 of our plugs looked pretty similar in wear. Some of mine were different from the others though. Four of my old ones were the same as the Densos we put in, but two were different. I'm not sure why that is, but I'm pretty psyched we changed them!
     
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