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Unread 02-18-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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Awesome write-up, Dudesky!

I was able to grab my CT results in about 25mins thanks to this procedure.

Although the numbers confirmed my worst suspicions ( ), the DIY was very helpful.
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Unread 02-18-2007, 02:07 PM   #2
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Aw dude, sorry to hear Good to see you around tho!
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Great write-up. Glad you mentioned the camera, I am looking for one for close ups.
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Funny this thread resurfaced again today. I finally got around to replacing my valve cover gaskets this morning. Fairly easy job, but you have to be careful removing the cover off the wirebox that houses the coil pack wiring. It just snaps off, but I broke a few clips trying to remove it. And if you're following the Pelican Parts writeup for this job, they are incorrect- there are only 14 fasteners that hold down the valve cover, not 15 . . had me going nuts trying to find the last one
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I've seen that also in some of Pelican parts DIYs - mis prints - I try to use realoems' exploded views they give a decent perspective on most.
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since you drain the fuel before the test, how many cranks should it take to refill the fuel system before it actually starts the engine? (99 e36 2.8 w/82000mi)
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Hey! Dudesky! Talk about perfect timing! I just ordered spark plugs & a new valve cover gasket set, & I'm getting ready to do this job next week!!!
GREAT DIY!!!

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Impressive one! Thank You!

Spark plug removal, replacing, and maintaining is not as easy as what you think! It takes a lot of effort and time. I already searched and read a lot of forums discussing about replacing spark plug but I found this post the most comprehensive with clear visuals and demonstration! Thanks for the effort... you did a great job!
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Hi Guys!!!
CAn someone explain to me how to set the click torque wrench, I get confused with the digits setting. On the handle there's plenty of digits. I want to set it to correct specs for the Valve cover gasket and for the spark plugs. Sorry I'm new in DIY. Please help
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Great DIY!!! I have problem in my spark plug it fires off. so i order some igniter to fire on. any suggestions?
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Great DIY!!! I have problem in my spark plug it fires off. so i order some igniter to fire on. any suggestions?

When it comes to your car's ignition system, timing is crucial. With correct timing, the spark plugs fire off simultaneously and electrical sparks are supplied to the engine cylinders at the right moment.the spark plugs can't do everything on their own. They still need an igniter to bring your car's engine to life. Without this simple device, the spark plugs won't function properly.
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