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    Default whys there always one

    just changed the spark pugs on the siggy
    well almost number one plug wouldnt come out
    i could losen it off but couldnt grab it the other ones came out dead easy
    frustrating
    never mind it runs well and i will have to get a pair of pliers and get it

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    You want to try changing the plugs on my V6. It is a job I am not looking forward to having to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt&Jemz View Post
    just changed the spark pugs on the siggy
    well almost number one plug wouldnt come out
    i could losen it off but couldnt grab it the other ones came out dead easy
    frustrating
    never mind it runs well and i will have to get a pair of pliers and get it
    Ps.
    If you pushed some rubber tube over the insulator part of the plug, dod you think it would get enough grip to pull it out?>

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    You want to try changing the plugs on my V6. It is a job I am not looking forward to having to do.
    Even with the "how 2" Ed, I was at a loss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gtr1000 View Post
    Even with the "how 2" Ed, I was at a loss.
    I did not realise they were that difficult to do?.

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    I had a similar problem with the depth of the plug holes on the X20XEV ...

    Got myself one of these magnetic spark plug extension socket

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    loosen the spark plug, then push the coils back down and lift out = simple.

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    or i personally use a pair of forceps that previously lived in my fishing tackle box

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    did it today when i got home fromwork like ste said i just pluged the lead backonto the spark plug and hey presto straight out simples dunno why didnt think of it yesterday to cold to think lol

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    If you use a proper spark plug socket they have rubber inside to grip the plugs so they pull out when you remove the socket!!

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