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Jan 9, 8:56pm - #370000 
SPark plugs?

are there any installs on replacing the spark plugs...or is it e-z


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Jan 9, 9:08pm - #370001 

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Jan 9, 9:17pm - #370002 
what if i dont use iridium spark plugs


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Jan 9, 9:27pm - #370003 
i dunno...bad gas milage?


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Jan 9, 9:49pm - #370004 
Originally Posted by AzNRaCeR
i dunno...bad gas milage?


Try again.

Poor ignition, bad spark, slow response, engine missfires, catalytic converter damage over time. Eventual dead car in need of new spark plugs within no time at all.

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Jan 9, 10:05pm - #370005 
eh...i go to the fucking auto zone to buy iridium plugs, and the idiot there gives me a long ass lecture as to how i dont need them...now i gotta go get a refund. angry


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Jan 9, 10:18pm - #370006 
I read I think at a denso web sight that Iridium is used, they are only replaced at overhaul. gap adjustment is the only mantenance needed

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Jan 9, 10:35pm - #370007 
yeah autozone also says that synthetic il is bad for yur car thumbsdown tell em to fuck off. What kind did they sell you?

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Jan 9, 11:41pm - #370008 
never listen to parts monkeys. most these guys get paid minimum wage and have 0 training. you're basically getting what ever the hell they think up off the top of their head.

only get iridium.


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Jan 10, 1:15pm - #370009 
Originally Posted by BigTony
eh...i go to the fucking auto zone to buy iridium plugs, and the idiot there gives me a long ass lecture as to how i dont need them...now i gotta go get a refund. angry


dont need iridium plugs? HAH, that's BS, then why does the celica come stock with Denso Iridiums? Dumbass tools thumbsdown


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Jan 10, 2:35pm - #370010 
you have to use Iriderium. or however you spell it lol. And its easy too. SHould take 10 mins tops.

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Jan 10, 3:03pm - #370011 
I dont believe what you said at all Luckey. I work at a parts store and all the employees that I work with are ASE certified and we make plenty of money!!! I am the only one not certified, but I know what I am talking about I placed 11 in the state for our recent high school autos competition! I live in Wisconsin and know what I am talking about and I am 18 years of age.

Thanks!

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Jan 10, 3:04pm - #370012 
Lucky**!!!!!!!

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Jan 10, 3:08pm - #370013 
they might know some things, but that dude that told me to not use iridium plugs only knew hondas and other stupid cars. he had no clue about the celica...IMO he was trying to impress me by talking about bull shit car yatta yatta when all i wanted was teh plugs


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Jan 10, 3:34pm - #370014 
Originally Posted by SeeULater
I dont believe what you said at all Luckey. I work at a parts store and all the employees that I work with are ASE certified and we make plenty of money!!! I am the only one not certified, but I know what I am talking about I placed 11 in the state for our recent high school autos competition! I live in Wisconsin and know what I am talking about and I am 18 years of age.

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I'll have to agree with lucky...i've ran into some really dumbass guys working at parts stores...but it's not possible for everyone to be a dumbass there..

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Jan 10, 5:19pm - #370015 
Where do you people buy stuff from???

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Jan 10, 10:47pm - #370016 
yea, all the guys at my autozone think they know everything...i only go there for free CEL diagnostic. if i really need something, o'reilly's is where i go


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Jan 10, 11:35pm - #370017 
The auto zone over here where I live currently, there is this girl that works there and honestly really knows her stuff.

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Jan 11, 12:10am - #370018 
im currently running BOSCH platinum plus 4's in my car runs great, is there any real proformance to be gained from iridiums?

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Jan 11, 12:16am - #370019 
pretty easy took me about 10 minutes to replace

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Jan 11, 1:55am - #370020 
Originally Posted by shoulin
im currently running BOSCH platinum plus 4's in my car runs great, is there any real proformance to be gained from iridiums?

thumbsdown talk to me in 5,000 miles slugger

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Jan 11, 1:57am - #370021 
^^ granted in a GT they won't be under the same stress as in a GTS. But still, it's like putting the wrong fuel in your car, maybe at first it won't be too bad, but it will ruin the engine overtime

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Jan 11, 2:01am - #370022 
ok so denso iridiums are the shit right, does kragen carry them?

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Jan 11, 2:03am - #370023 
they should. Most auto part places do. They don't HAVE to be denso's but if you want your car to run the best it can make sure they are iridium.

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Jan 11, 2:03am - #370024 
5/8 's is the size by the by

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Jan 11, 2:26am - #370025 
Never had a problem with my HKS Irids


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