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> Never Satisfied: 5sfe-->Beams-->2GRFE
post Jan 23, 2019 - 8:01 PM
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i did not have time to check on it today, runs like a motorcycle and check engine blips, serious loss of power. so yeah, thats my bump again for today


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post Jan 27, 2019 - 6:56 PM
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I'll take fueling issue for $500 Alex.


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post Jan 27, 2019 - 10:03 PM
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nope.....

it was spark plugs. thats all i did...



pain in the ass to get to the rear bank..






had to test the coils one by one...



i was scared it was something else, the gremlins may come back anyways... ill see.



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post Jan 27, 2019 - 10:05 PM
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Glad it was something simple...well for the most part aside from getting into the back there. lol


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post Jan 29, 2019 - 4:04 PM
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I think thats one of the main reason i wouldn't want to have a v6. Would be a pain fighting to get the sparkplugs
post Feb 4, 2019 - 12:36 AM
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QUOTE (Yupe7 @ Jan 29, 2019 - 3:04 PM) *
I think thats one of the main reason i wouldn't want to have a v6. Would be a pain fighting to get the sparkplugs


I used iridiums per faisbuk, according to polls in faisbuk you only change them once a decade.


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post May 2, 2019 - 8:47 PM
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You're not alone with one other anymore smile.gif
There are now 3! (or is it 4?)
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post May 4, 2019 - 7:12 PM
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QUOTE (njccmd2002 @ Feb 4, 2019 - 12:36 AM) *
QUOTE (Yupe7 @ Jan 29, 2019 - 3:04 PM) *
I think thats one of the main reason i wouldn't want to have a v6. Would be a pain fighting to get the sparkplugs


I used iridiums per faisbuk, according to polls in faisbuk you only change them once a decade.

Yep, mostly. Some 'performance' iridium plugs are like 30-60K miles though like the IX. The ground straps wear away on those and then they're done. The Denso 'twin tip' Iridium plugs run an honest 100-120K miles on them and perform very awesome through out their life span. Iridium center and pointed platinum ground makes for a less shrouded spark. It'll sound like I'm spitting some ricer boi BS here but honestly I think my 2ZZ runs harder with those twin tip plugs, I know the IX were worn some but it feels much sharper and crisper. Plus, you like...never change them again.


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post May 4, 2019 - 7:35 PM
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I loved the Denso TT that I put into the Celica, would've put them into the Firebird had it not already had plugs put in by the PO. Once I get a Miata that'll be the first thing I'll do probably since it's so inexpensive and easy on it, regardless if they've been changed recently short of the PO using the Denso TT.

Side note and relative, how is it Nissan can make access slots in their manifold to get the rear bank spark plugs on their V6 but Toyota can't be bothered?


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post May 5, 2019 - 8:58 AM
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oh the sparkplug debate.

The joys of breaking ones mind for sparkplugs.

Too hard to reach, to frequent to be changed. use the ones with unobtainium, use the ones for this and that.

lol, i dont want to swap to a v6.

Me: I use whatever, if they break, i put another set..... I use my brain cells for something else..... If they mess up the engine, well its opprtunity for another swap....

But hey, long live the spark plug debate..

Moving on to the next topic..

THE ANTISEIZE CREAM... Is it worth it, ist it good, will it hold, will it seize, hold on here comes the freight train.......


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2grfe Swapped... Why I chose the 2GR, before you ask read here...

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post May 5, 2019 - 11:11 AM
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I never use antiseize for plugs.


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post May 6, 2019 - 9:37 PM
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QUOTE (narly_charley @ May 5, 2019 - 11:11 AM) *
I never use antiseize for plugs.

Which is correct for most plugs, the only plugs needing them are the phosphate black spark plugs. The 'shiny' spark plugs do not need them and should not use it because the 'shiny' coating acts as thread lubricant already.


On brake and suspension bolts just use it, it's fine, adjust the torque spec as needed if it's a TTY bolt though.


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