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Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by TRUE TURF LAWN, Sep 22, 2005.


    TRUE TURF LAWN Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    just asking how offen you chevy guys are changing you plugs in you trucks?
  2. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    At least once a year...
  3. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    20000 to 25000 miles might be a bit much. I find that the biggest problem with leaving them in till they are wore out is the plugs get siezed in the heads before they really need changed......Rob
  4. karl klein

    karl klein Senior Member
    Messages: 557

    not until 50,000 then i change the plugs and the wires
  5. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    What negative effects does not changing you plugs have on your truck?

    What would be an estimated price to buy new plugs and wires?

    - Eric
  6. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    With e-testing being manditory here every two years (yearly on the commercial trucks) I have tried to get into the habit of doing a full tune-up just beforehand. Plugs are cheap to buy, just replace 'em.
  7. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Derek, we too must have an E-check, but it better if you dont do anything first. If you dont pass then if you spend 200 bucks and have a 10% increase in efficiency then they will give you a waver....Rob
  8. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Actually, I've never had one fail yet so I'm not sure... but I think if it fails we need to spend $400 towards repairs to get a two-year buy out... but I think we are allowed to present receipts towards that total.

    Its mainly a money-grab anyways! :cry: