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Old 06-20-2011, 03:45 PM
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Default how long can spark plugs last?

my truck has 157,xxx miles on her and i tried to pull off the wires to pull a plug out and check it. but the wire is stuck on like super glue. and i'm afraid to pull hard on it and pull the guts out of a spark plug (done it before).

but anyway they are motor craft plugs and wires and they look old! is it possible the plugs are still teh originals?

the truck runs great does not miss and i get 20 mpg driving up and down hills and lots of short trips (10 mile or less)
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:54 PM
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Default Re: how long can spark plugs last?

i dont imagine they are original 157K is a lot for a set of plugs...can you twist the wire at all...you usually have to twist and pull them to get them off..
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:00 PM
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no they wont twist at all i'v tried may times
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:02 PM
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Default Re: how long can spark plugs last?

might be seized on there...there prolly isnt any grease on them
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:03 PM
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no they wont twist at all i'v tried may times
Just pour red bull on those suckers, watch em grow wings and fly away
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:05 PM
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Just pour red bull on those suckers, watch em grow wings and fly away
i wish it was that easy! lol

maybe when my new plugs and wires get here i will really tug on them
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