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Old 10-12-2017, 04:53 PM   #1
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sounds crazy but i cannot get the plug socket to fit onto #3?? all the other plugs no problem as the opening is only so big and the socket slides down and over....any ideas???
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Not crazy, its usually filled with dirt or gravel or such. Probably just need to break up the dirt and junk down in the well and blow it out with some air.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:50 AM   #3
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^^ this. Get a pick and scrape around the base of the plug.
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A shop vac with a narrow tube works great.
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SCORGE, we're talking about spark plugs....
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...thought ya'll were talking about the 'Wells' ..
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Old 10-14-2017, 03:33 AM   #8
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Default Are you sure a different plug isn't in there

Champions are 5/8 not 9/16 ,just a thought . One other poster some time back used a hole saw with a long tube on it to break up stuff around the plug. I think he got it on line as it was a long hole saw
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5/8" not 9/16"?

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I think the Champions are 5/8". OEM are 9/16".
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