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How To: Spark Plug Change (1 GR-FE)

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by chris4x4, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. Mar 16, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    Thanks! :thumbsup:
     
  2. Mar 16, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    Nice work on everything chris :)
     
  3. Mar 16, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Nice, I like the electrical tape on the extension and plug socket. Those can be a bitch to get out if they fall off.
     
  4. Mar 16, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    Im bout to do my 60k service... Also planning on doing Seafoam... should i do the seafoam THEN change the plugs? I figured that would be the way to do it??
     
  5. Mar 16, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Glad someone caught that! :D I had an extension come apart one time, and after that, I started useing electrical tape to hold them together. :)
     
  6. Mar 16, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    60K may be to early to consider Seafoam. Many people use it with good results. I havent ever used it. Never needed to. If your truck is running fine, or if you belive it would be a good measure to run the Seafoam, then do it before you change the plugs.
     
  7. Mar 16, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    Thanks! I have the same issue, in that I just tend to do something and forget to take any pics or do a write up. I wasnt due for a plug change, but I was close enough that I just figured, since so many people are getting close, I would do a write up. :) FWIW, Its MUCH more difficult trying to do something and take pics at the same time..:eek:
     
  8. Mar 16, 2009 at 1:10 PM
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    I added this to the index in the technical section.

    Good job Chris.
     
  9. Mar 16, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    Thanks, Robert! :)
     
  10. Mar 16, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    I have about 27K on mine. Not gonna touch my Auto until around 50K or so. I may see how the fluid is doing, and then decide from there. I change my filters every 10K or so, as its a dust bowl here. Same with the diff fluid. I change it around 10K because Im dropping it in the water all the time when launching my boat.
     
  11. Mar 16, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    Another excellent write up by Chris. Good job buddy! :cool:
    Now I know I will never attempt to do this myself.;)
     
  12. Mar 16, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Na, I'm not mechanically inclined when it comes to vehicles... :(
     
  13. Mar 16, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    Dont matter, You have a buddy that is. :D
     
  14. Mar 16, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    :D

    Indeed. :cool:
     
  15. Mar 16, 2009 at 4:18 PM
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    Good detail!!
     
  16. Mar 16, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    Ty! :)
     
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    awesome chris. i'm doing mine this weekend. rep 4 you
     
  18. Mar 16, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    :proposetoast:
     
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    Its tight, But take your time...
    thats what she said
     
  20. Mar 16, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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