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Old 07-18-2010, 10:01 AM
Judd944 Judd944 is offline
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Location: Lexington, KY
Join Date: Oct 2004
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Mein Auto: 03 745i Sport / 01 986S
Well, I just completed my 200k spark plug change. the coils were stuck on the plugs quite hard and I think I broke all my fingers removing them but they came out. since my $2 plugs lasted 100k without any issues and were giving ~23.5mpg I decided to replace them with the same NGK G-Power Platinum Alloy Spark plugs (BKR6EGP)
they were about $2.70 each this time.
There is no oil in the spark plug holes or on the plugs, great news for a car with 195k miles!

I also used two different spark plug sockets. one with a rubber insert for taking out the plugs and one without a rubber insert to put on the plugs. this eliminated the step using the tape because the socket would not get stuck after torquing down the spark plug.
2003 745i Sport Sterling Gray/Black
2001 986S Seal Gray / Boxster Red

98 540i Sport
6 944's
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