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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 4:28 pm 
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Hey all, I am wanting to replace the spark plug leads on my ED 6 and am wondering if anyone has any tips as to how.

Looking at the dizzy cap, one of the clips is at the front easilly accessable but the other is against the block/head and not being a little monkey man I can't for the life of me get my hand into there to unclip it, let alone reclip it back.

Is it worth paying for a mechanic to do it
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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 4:36 pm 
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you need a long screwdriver flathead and go down through the small spaces in the manifold its still hard but it works thats how i do it anyway may be someone has a better idea i hope
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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 4:41 pm 
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I dont think there is a better way :S Its a horrible job!

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 5:41 pm 
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you need a long screwdriver flathead and go down through the small spaces in the manifold its still hard but it works thats how i do it anyway may be someone has a better idea i hope


Same way I do it. Anyone go a better way of getting it back on.

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 6:04 pm 
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i usually remove the thermos and airbox this gives me enough space to clip it back on, barely, but to remove i just use a srewdriver can't get enough force on it with hand.

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 6:07 pm 
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Stick ya hand up under tha manifold, you'll cut yourself up though - be a man :wink:

 

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Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 6:08 pm 
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You can change the leads without taking the rotor cap off, I have done it one lead at a time, just make sure the leads are clipped on properly.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2005 2:08 pm 
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and take the air box out to give you more room to move about..

 

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