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Old 02-09-2006, 05:38 PM   #31
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So if I were to walk into AutoZone tomorrow (or later tonite) and ask for dielectric grease, they'd know what I mean? Does it go by any other names?
Many wire sets already come with small tube/packet of dielectric grease, but having your own tube for other future electrical connections is also a good idea.
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You shouldn't have to.

Why? Did he have a specific reason?
Exactly... There is no way to reset the timming other than changing the programming in the Mem-Cal...

Totally non adjustable from the factory

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Well, that'* totally cool then. Before I left for my gf'* this evening I gave a little look-see under the hood just to get a visual on where the current plugs are and if they'd be a problem getting to. From the looks of it, my first spark plug change shouldn't be any sort of problem......knock on wood. I'll be sure to let you guys know how it goes as soon as I'm finished.
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I whould highly recommend a set of these for the back plugs -




I feel your pain
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DONE! Finished with wires/plugs and she works like a charm. The plugs were in pretty bad shape. Wish I had a camera to have you guys see what I saw. I'm glad I decided to do the tune-up.

Duration of project: Roughly 90 minutes, including a trip to the hardware store to get a spark plug socket which I thought I had in my car, but didn't.

Back plugs weren't too much of a hassle, I'm surprised. I was thinking they'd put up much more of a fight, but lucked out big time.

Also found out I need a new hood latch cuz mine'* seen better days. I actually took the time to look at everything in my car and it'* all slowly coming together as I recognize things.

Thanks again guys,

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Good to hear and Congratulations.
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Excellent news Niko.

For me it started with a plug change on a 94 SE. I now drive a 95 SSEi, that I'm in the process of turning into a speed beast.
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Glad to hear it Nick...PM me if you want me to look for a latch.

It was actually really easy, wasn't it?
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Morty'* right Niko. It starts out innocently enough. Then you wake up one morning in a cold sweat and realize you've been dreaming about buying an old wreck and building a blown 500HP beast, lol.

Glad you got it done. Should give you enough confidence to start another project.
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