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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

get a spark plug gap tool, i believe they are about $5 at auto zone. 13 ft lbs isnt much, you could buy a torque wrench, or just snug them in, then give them another bump. you dont need to force them, you could damage the head. but also make sure when you are first putting them in you just spin the extension with your fingers just to make sure you thread them correctly. once they seat and you know its not cross threaded use the wrench
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Old 09-19-2009, 10:17 AM
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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

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get a spark plug gap tool, i believe they are about $5 at auto zone. 13 ft lbs isnt much, you could buy a torque wrench, or just snug them in, then give them another bump. you dont need to force them, you could damage the head. but also make sure when you are first putting them in you just spin the extension with your fingers just to make sure you thread them correctly. once they seat and you know its not cross threaded use the wrench
Oh okay, awesome! Thanks for the info!
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Old 09-19-2009, 10:24 AM
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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

On my jeep it was said to torque the spark plugs to 25 - 30 ft lbs, is the 4.7 differnet?
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Old 09-19-2009, 11:15 AM
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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

what kind of problem if you dont use the oem ones
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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

Are you looking for more power with better spark plugs? I thought you had like 15k on your Jeep.
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Re: Spark plugs!!!!

I want some good ones i have 16k
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Rough running, reduced power, engines dying.
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On my jeep it was said to torque the spark plugs to 25 - 30 ft lbs, is the 4.7 differnet?
The 3.7 and 4.7 are 20 ft/lb. The hemi is 13
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the 3.7 and 4.7 are 20 ft/lb. The hemi is 13
i dont understan 20ft/lb
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Are those expensive
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