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Old 09-24-2013, 09:45 AM   #1
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Which sparkplugs to get

I am going to be replacing the sparkplugs in my 97 gt. I just bought the car so I'm not sure if it's ever been done. I'm just doing some basic maintenance. I've heard of the dreaded spark plug problems with this year of mustang and don't want to put flawed sparkplugs back in.
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The only problem with these is people tend to mess up the threads and they blow out then you gotta get a new cop. Not on your 97 though. You'll be fine just get motorcraft and be careful don't tighten them too right.
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I've run Autolites in every single car I've ever owned and have yet to have a problem. They are VERY inexpensive too.

*** Get a torque wrench when you do your plugs*** Factory spec is 12 ft lbs. Harbor Freight sells a 200 in lb torque wrench for $20 which is perfect for this. Just set it to 144 (145) in lbs and you are G2G in that regard. If you do not use a torque wrench you are asking to overtighten them and have them blow out.
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Thanks for the recommendation. I think I'm going to go with the auto lite iridium plugs.
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I bought NGK G POWER plugs, there not expensive and I hear they are just as good as any other ... I tightened mine down to 12 lbs.. doesn't seem that tight but considering there is only a few threads in the head its tight enough.... and when you take your plugs out your not going to be to worried if you bought cheap plugs or not, anything will be better then the **** you pull out haha I know mine looked terrible
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NGK TR55 are suppose to be like magic for these motors
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yah that's the G power.. that's what I got there cheap like 6 bucks each
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