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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion Discussion, 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer? in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; OK, after doing all the checking on the forum to see the hell people have gone through in changing spark ...
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    8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    OK, after doing all the checking on the forum to see the hell people have gone through in changing spark plugs... I've decided to take the plunge and (attempt to) change them this weekend. I've given myself five hours to do so. I've got the tools, I'm picking up the plugs tomorrow (AC Delco Iridium), but the most important question I have is... what six pack should I have handy? I was going to go with Corona, but does anyone have suggestions? I'm keeping with a six pack because I don't want to get shitfaced while working on my engine and break something.

    Thoughts?

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    You're from Missouri - drink some Boulevard Wheat and you'll be doing just fine!

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    Blue Moon. Hopefully your plug wire boots aren't fused to the plugs. When I pulled my plugs, they looked almost as good as the new ones; even at 100K miles.
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    If its the first time doing it i would buy plug wires as well. I wrecked mine trying to get them off. I ended up using long pliers and pulling off the boots like that. And i second that last post. Blue moon!

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    5 hours? Pffft. Better spend at least 3 of them drinking, and then 2 doing plugs... and I say 2 in case you don't have the right tool somewhere. LOL

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    Quote Originally Posted by perfect View Post
    You're from Missouri - drink some Boulevard Wheat and you'll be doing just fine!
    Oh yeah....Boulevard....don't forget the slice of orange!

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    I vote for Stela... and do yourself a favor and get a set of wires... rip the old ones off and don't look back

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    I did headers and by far the hardest part was the f'n spark plugs.

    i vote some Canadian Beer, then's it's spark plugs and a party!

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    Hmmm...in Missouri? You can probably get Shinerbock there. I haven't had that in a while...

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    Quote Originally Posted by mstrjon32 View Post
    Hmmm...in Missouri? You can probably get Shinerbock there. I haven't had that in a while...
    Texas......but one could probably find Shiner at a brew store in MO.....

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    I just used some channel locks and leveraged against the valve covers. They came off without a problem.

    Mechanix gloves are an absolute necessity. I've been thru two pair in the last few years working almost entirely on my own cars.

    Whenever I try to drink beer while working on a car I just forget about it while I'm elbow deep... but a beer afterward is the best, especially when you continue drinking in the shower.

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    hey guys just dropping by to let you know i'm gay

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    Re: 8 plugs, 5 hours... what beer?

    You might as well find the guy on one of these forums that sells the plugs and MSD wires together. I don't think you can beat that price, and you have odds against you that a wire will rip apart.

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