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    Spark plugs, roughly how long do they last in a VEC 1.8 petrol, I asked a mechanic, he said he would change plugs in a VEC 1.8 at aprox 12,000 miles.

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    Way too early.

    Official recommendation is:

    Engine No. 20 CK0550 - every 80,000 or 8 yrs,
    Engine No. 20 CK0551 - every 40,000 or 4 yrs.

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    although i would keep a set of plugs in that long,different conditions have different effects. i changed my plugs on mt 1.8 last weekend at 43k the were not bad condition but gettiing past it for the sake of a few quid its nothing to argue about

    btw i got
    4 bosch plugs
    bosch fuel filter
    air filter
    Bosch oil filter
    and pollen filter for a grand total of 25.80 odd p..from eurocarparts

    so no excuse not to service the cars

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    thanks for the replys

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