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Old 01-23-2003, 22:11   #1 (permalink)
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Lightbulb How To Change Spark Plugs On AU XR8 ?

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Ordered some new sparkys for the beast, i looked at where they go, is there a tool i can buy to make the job alot easier and save alot of profanity ??

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Old 01-23-2003, 22:16   #2 (permalink)
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Mate, if this post is infact for real if I was you I would ask someone to actually show you how it's done and what a plug spanner looks like.
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You just mean they're hard to get to right? I agree on that one, it's a bit fiddly.
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Plug socket with a long extension bar.... I guess that'd work for a V8 - i've only ever changed I6 plugs...

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Take it somewhere and let them deal with the headf**k. Or try using a knuckle on your socket as well.
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yeah i am used to I6, nice and easy.
But the 8 looks hard to get to, funny angle, will just persist with the sockets.
Guy at repco briefly said that he knew of something to make it easy, only reason i asked, but i think he was misinformed ..........
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i do agree the plugs are hard to get to but its a damn site easier than trying to get to an I6 dizzy cap under the intake manifold especially if the cars hot

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good call on that one MADNC_8 !
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get a peice of rubber tube to thread them in, stops cross threading as well then all you have to do is tighten a bit
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