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JIGAWHAAT

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hello all
new member here
i have a 97 xlt v8.
i was changing the plugs today and snapped the #3 plug off below the hex. i understand the process of using an ez out but was just wondering if there is an ez out long enough to reach the plug (at least 6 inches long) and if so where i might get one.
thanks in advance
jeff
 



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You should have no issues pulling the broken plug.. Just make sure no foreign items enter the engine..
 






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When you install the new plugs, use antiseize.
 






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If I'm correct its the very back passenger side plug. Remove the wheel and you'll have plenty of room. Remove all the ceramic insert from the plug, you'll want a shop vac on hand to prevent debris from entering the cylinder. I then used an impact wrench with a hanson EX-5 easy out. After removing the broken plug piece, I attached a small enough hose to my shop vac and inserted it into my plug hole to vacuum any remaining debris.
Good luck.
 






JIGAWHAAT

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thanks for your help
fixed one , broke another.
looks like these plugs have been in there a loooooooong time!
this 20 min. project just turned into a 2 day project.
i own a 76 harley sportster so i am used to easy projects going horibally wrong quick.
thanks again
jeff
 












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