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Old 08-31-2007, 10:42 AM   #1
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Ok peeps. Forgive me for asking this since its been covered in techinfo and elsewhere. It'* hard to browse these forums on a PDA. I need to get sparks and wires today. Which ones from pep boys or napa or autozone? Gapping? And how do I know if the car has a 180 tstat? need quick and decisive answers. I read the articles for plugs but still don't know which to get for this car. I posted a couple pics in My Ride.
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I can't really suggest anything since I don't know what one works best, but DO NOT buy ANY Bosch products for your Bonne. 3800 engines and Bosch are not friends
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NGK TR55'* stock gap .060
For the temp. Look at the gauge on the dash. Does it read 180 or 195?
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I'll check the gauge. And can we get ngk'* at Napa?
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Not sure..I buy mine elsewhere. Because it'* easier to get into one lot vs the other. And it'* not that much easier..lol
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Ok peeps. We bought Ngk TR55'* and wires, got brake pads, gonna do a radiator flush. The tstat reads 220 at normal city driving. Gonna get the 180 tstat, but don't understand why it should be drilled??
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Some stats come with a standard weep hole in the sealing surface but drill ensures an equalizing and tempering of the engine coolant temps.
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I can't really suggest anything since I don't know what one works best, but DO NOT buy ANY Bosch products for your Bonne. 3800 engines and Bosch are not friends
i have heard that before but i use champion or ac delco
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Some stats come with a standard weep hole in the sealing surface but drill ensures an equalizing and tempering of the engine coolant temps.
Looking at tstat, don't understand where you'd drill a hole? What size, and how deep? *confuzzled*
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