W8 Spark Plug Change

by: IndyW8


Background:

Plugs should be changed every ___ Miles. Please check the plugs for signs of Signs of ware

Tools:

  • 5mm hex
  • 5/8" sparkplug socket
  • 6" extender
  • Torque Wrench

Parts:

  • list item - with part number and site ( if applicable)
  • Spark Plugs X8 (NGK Iridium plugs used here)

  • Step 1: Remove engine cover.
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  • Step 2: Remove left intake manifold side
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5mm hex
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Manifold side removed, metal gasket intact.

  • Step 3: Disconnect wire harness from coil packs.
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Step 4: Remove coil pack.

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  • Step 5: Remove spark plug with 5/8" sparkplug socket and 6" extender.
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  • Step 6 (optional): Place anti-sieze on new plug threads.
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..but not that much! I used NGK Iridium plugs.

  • Step 7: Install new plug, tighten to 30 N*m (22 ft*lbs). Repeat for plugs 2 through 4.
  • Step 8: Reinstall left manifold side.
  • Step 9: Unclip coolant hose from right manifold side.
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Remove right manifold side, remove old plugs, install new plugs same as left side.

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