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Old 03-15-2008, 10:45 AM
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I've got a 2000 Excusion with the 6.8 V10
I have heard some bad stories about changing out
the spark plugs, "head damage".
Some questions,
1. Which plug is the best.
2. What is the tourq spec.
3. Should antisieze be used.
4. What is spark plug gap.
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here's the write up i did on my plug change
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/64...ml#post5081516

real quick though
1) AP103's from wally world (same as OEM MC's)
2) i used 168in/lbs (apx 14ft/lbs)
3) it's up to you a dab wouldn't hurt
4) gap is .052-.054, i gaped mine at .053 (happy medium)
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I've got a 2000 Excusion with the 6.8 V10
I have heard some bad stories about changing out
the spark plugs, "head damage".
Some questions,
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Originally Posted by 95 Lowbuck
1. Which plug is the best.
OEM Motorcraft

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Originally Posted by 95 Lowbuck
2. What is the tourq spec.
168 in/lbs

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3. Should antisieze be used.
Yes. Use just enough to coat the threads of the spark plug.

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4. What is spark plug gap.
0.052 -- 0.056 inch per the 2000 Owner's Manual


Good luck...

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I just got done changing my plugs. The five on the drivers side were a really easy. The first three on the drivers side were fairly easy, number four a little difficult. But the last one on passenger side was a bear! Took about an hour and a half to do the first 8 the other two took an hour and a half more. Good luck, John.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:23 PM
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Already done, the back 2 on the passenger side were a PITA.
Went with the Autolite 103's
Thanks for the help.
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