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Fuel filter and plugs (archive)

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Posted by Luxo M3 on October 04, 2000 at 15:41:59:

In Reply to: Spark Plug Question. (m) posted by Dinan M3 on October 04, 2000 at 14:27:34:

>Then the gas filter, but if it was a gas issue I would suffer from speed performance and that has not changed (It is as fast as the day I got it).

At speed, fuel pressure is enough to send fuel even through a fairly dirty filter. With 27k on the car, you're ready for one anyway. About a 1/2 hour job.

As far as plugs, it's a fairly easy and inexpensive try too. And with the mileage and type of induction you have, I'd venture to suggest changing plugs every 12k. My supercharged import ate NGK plugs about every 12k (as in dulled the "v" groove significantly."

-Luxo M3

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