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Old 01-14-2014, 11:52 AM   #1
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Original spark plugs on low milage e46

MY 2000 E46 only has 73k on it (mostly driven on weekends). I know the spark plugs must be changed at 100k but at this rate it might take me another 5 years before I hit the milestone.

I'm not experiencing any power deficiency or engine error codes. Still, 14 years on the same spark plugs seems a bit long. Shouldn't they be changed?
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:00 PM   #2
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Honestly I would. Might have some carbon build up due to it not being driven that much in the years. Get NGK BKR6EQUP plugs and use my vid to install them

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Old 01-14-2014, 12:24 PM   #3
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Nice video! Subscribed so I can come back when it's time to change my plugs!

That's impressive one handed wrenching!


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Old 01-14-2014, 12:32 PM   #4
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:03 PM   #5
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Thanks! I'm going to do mine before too long and that's a big help.
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Thanks a bunch for the DIY. Very helpful. Will change the SPs soon. Cannot hurt.
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