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Old 12-31-2012, 01:20 PM
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BEST Spark plugs for Diy change

Bosch or NGK whats the deal ? and are those 450 dollar coils really worth it ?

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Old 12-31-2012, 04:33 PM
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$450 dollars coils are not woth it.

Get a magnetic spark plug socket such as this, makes removal and installation a breeze.

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Old 12-31-2012, 09:59 PM
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so for the plugs bosch or NGK???

also what are the torque requirements for tightening the new ones?
do plugs come pre gaped hate to sounds dumb but just never been a huge motor head
the cars my babby and id hate to hurt it but almost 500 bucks at the dealer geez it dosnt seam to hard


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also what are the torque requirements for tightening the new ones?
do plugs come pre gaped hate to sounds dumb but just never been a huge motor head
the cars my babby and id hate to hurt it but almost 500 bucks at the dealer geez it dosnt seam to hard


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See this chart.
http://dtbmw.com/tips/SparkPlugChart.pdf
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