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Old 04-13-2017, 07:07 AM   #1
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Hey guys, how often should I replace my spark plugs? What ones do you recommend (link)? Do you have a URL to a DIY video or instructions ?

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Old 04-13-2017, 07:15 AM   #2
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I found this info here: Maintenance Schedule - Porsche Boxster (986) FAQ
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:35 AM   #3
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Hey guys, how often should I replace my spark plugs? What ones do you recommend (link)? Do you have a URL to a DIY video or instructions ?

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Check out this site.

https://www.road-and-race.co.uk

Lots of maintenance how to videos
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Old 04-13-2017, 11:38 AM   #4
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For today's cars, and 'regular' driving, i always use what the oem put in the first time.
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Old 04-13-2017, 11:38 AM   #5
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Take a look at this video! There are two plugs that are hard to reach. They are the ones nearest the Drivers/Passengers seats.
I changed my Spark Plugs at 30K miles. Amazon had the OEM Beru Plugs (made in France) for $42. I only paid 30 because I had some Amazon purchase points.


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https://youtu.be/tA8oiL7PNX0
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Old 04-13-2017, 11:52 AM   #6
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Take a look at this video! There are two plugs that are hard to reach. They are the ones nearest the Drivers/Passengers seats.
I changed my Spark Plugs at 30K miles. Amazon had the OEM Beru Plugs (made in France) for $42. I only paid 30 because I had some Amazon purchase points.


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https://youtu.be/tA8oiL7PNX0
good beginner vid, also remember to check the gaps before you put in the new plugs
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:49 PM   #7
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Get the car as high as you can (I assume you do not have a lift ) , remove the back tires and the fender well covers. If you do not know it might be a good time to replace spark plug O rings as well. The inner most two are a challenge. I thought I had purchased the latest and greatest multi prong spark plugs but found I had not.....so I went to O'Rileys and just purchased a premium plug....cannot tell the difference....a spark will always find the path of least resistance anyway.

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