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Changing the spark plugs

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 707tothe907, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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    707tothe907

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    1st gen. I've searched but haven't found anything. Any guides or write ups on how to change the sparks on a 1st gen? Any links would be helpful thanks.
     
  2. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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    HondaGM

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    what's the lifetime on these plugs?
     
  4. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    If you are talking about the V6 its super easy to change the plugs. On the driver's side head just pull the wires and change the plugs. Passenger side you remove the air intake hose and unbolt the 3 coils, pull them out, change the plugs and reassemble keeping the coils in the same position as before. Use a light coating of anti-seize on the plug threads only and do not over tighten.

    Plugs are Denso K16TR11 Dual Ground Copper Plugs. $2.75 Canadian each at the Dealer

    Plug life is 30,000 Kms
     
  5. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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    YotaDan

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    Put a little Anti-seize on the threads, and some dielectric grease in the spark plug boots.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

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    factory plugs are $3.13 here
     
  7. Jan 9, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    Denso Iridium Long-Life SK20R11 spark plugs
  8. Jan 9, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    Is the copper anti-sieze ok to use?

    Thanks,

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  9. Jan 18, 2011 at 4:05 PM
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    So should I be using 6 densos or 3 densos 3 ngk in my 2001?
     
  10. Jan 18, 2011 at 7:02 PM
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    6 Densos is just fine...
     
  11. Jan 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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  13. Feb 12, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    747 function > form

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    ^ agreed.

    ^ again, agreed. 13 ft-lbf.

    twfsa, you're one of the sharper tools in the shed.:thumbsup:
     
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