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okay I'm not stupid I've changed spark plugs before, but never on my car yet and I wen't to go do it today and after I got down to the plugs and took out those [censored]y tube plug things from the wires and yah my rachet with the extender wat hitting the manifold so I couldn't do anything and the back plugs I didn't even bother with because the manifold almost covers them! So do I have to take the manifold off to change my freaken spark plugs or how should I go about this? because it's not working how I'm doing it!
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k thanks what about accesing the plugs in the back towards the windhield? what do I need to remove to get to them because those seem real awkward to get at!
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ive posted a detailed how to somewhere on the boards. the backs are easy to get at. just get atleast 8" in extensions. once you loosen the spark plug all the way, I stuck in a magnetic screw driver to slowly pull them out, since they are in a 6" deep hole.
 

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Originally posted by: KnappstamaN
ive posted a detailed how to somewhere on the boards. the backs are easy to get at. just get atleast 8" in extensions. once you loosen the spark plug all the way, I stuck in a magnetic screw driver to slowly pull them out, since they are in a 6" deep hole.
if you use a true sparkplug socket there is no need for anything magnetic ..it holds the sparkplug in the socket for removal and replacement.
 

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I've been reading up on people who remove the UIM and clean it out and stuff well there doing there plugs this is intriguing to mewhat do I need to clean it out? I saw once someone on here burnt the [censored] out of it! haha I think it was George! I'm changing my fuel filter tonight so I'll have some extra fuel left over to burn the carbon build up out of the UIM if thats a semi smart idea in real life! haha what do you guys think would be my best plan of action here!
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haha k I Guess I'll just go out and get a can of seafoam or something! DO I need to change my oil after using seafoam though?
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it is ALOT easier to change the plugs when the manifold is off. Just set aside some time to do a tune-up...take the manifolds off, clean them, change the plugs, wires...

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just an update the 8 inch extension worked golden I switched them all up yesterday before work! thanks everyone!
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