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Old 08-04-2012, 05:43 AM
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1998 740il plugs

I just bought a 1998 BMW 740il with 128,000 miles. I am going to do a oil and filter change
Monday but would like to do the spark plugs to. What kind of spark plugs does it take.
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Old 08-07-2012, 06:05 PM
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What kind of spark plugs does it take.
Should be in this chart from the E39 bestlinks ... (which should cover all models, including the E38):
- BMW spark plug application charts (1) (2) & the best plug to use (1) (2) & a deciphering key (1) & keys to reading plugs (1) & the truth about torque & anti-seize (1) & the truth about gap (1) (2) & DIYs for replacing spark plugs (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:29 PM
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Use ngk bosch are junk.
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