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Changing plugs on a 87 5L

Old 03-25-2007, 01:55 PM
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Changing plugs on a 87 5L

Is it hard to change the plugs on an 87 5L?? I check there location real quick, the driver side looks ok but the passenger side looks like a bitch of a job. And also, what plugs would you guy recommend I put in, im basically running a stock motor.

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Old 03-25-2007, 01:56 PM
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Just incase, by plugs i mean spark plugs.
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Old 03-25-2007, 07:07 PM
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They're not very hard to do, the pass side is a little worse, but once the intake tube is removed it's not too bad. While you're at it if you have original wires, change them too, along with the cap and rotor. I always use factory Ford plugs on all my Mustangs.
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:40 AM
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FORD PLUGS...and its easy!
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Old 03-26-2007, 03:31 PM
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You'll need an elbow to properly get the one plug on the passenger side but it can be done without. Stick with ford stuff, they knew what the cars liked when they designed them, and they seem to run funny with other ignition stuff.
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Old 06-20-2007, 08:50 PM
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Definetly buy motocraft plugs! they are the best! there the only plugs i havnt been able to burn up! there easyier to change than any v6 front wheel drive car! lol
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Agreed on Motorcrafts +1
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Old 07-12-2007, 01:35 AM
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I use splitfire's and the car runs a lot better than the original motorcrafts...
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Old 08-23-2007, 09:35 PM
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I run NGK Platinum plugs in the "LHO" and Motorcraft plugs in the Capri. Both seem to work fine. Whichever plug you choose, make sure you gap them correctly.
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