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    spark plugs help

    right guys ive to change the spark plugs on my car. took the old ones out and opend the new ones (new ones are vx ones) but the old ones are smaller and only has two metal bits at the bottom of the spark plug

    what i want to know is it safe to put the new ones in and will it cause any damage or is the old one thats in the car the wrong one. ive been to vauxhall and its the only plug for the 2.2 and the old one thats in the car isnt am vx one

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    The VX ones should say HLR8STEX on them just below the hex (number taken off my old VX plugs)

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    thats right part number 91158431 but the ones in the car are smaller and only have 2 of the metal bits at the bottom of the sparks my m8 at the garage wasnt sure if they were the right one because the ones he took out were diffrent

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    The VX ones are correct !!

    The ones you've got in now, aren't even close to being right and I doubt that the electrode reaches into the combustion chamber (like it should).

    Whack ther VX ones in and you should see a vaste improvement

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    thats the thing though m8 the sparks that are in the car have been in since the new engine whent in and im unsure if itl cause any damage but do you think itl be ok with them being diffrent

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    Whats the milage on your car?

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    71thou on the clock but 6k on the new engine

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    91158431 were put in my car at the last service, and I asked for the original plugs back from the dealer - which were the ones I gave you the number off, and were fitted from new. And EPC confirms this too

    I had the same ones fitted until I put Iridium ones in recently, which incidentaly were exactly the same length as the VX ones.

    I still say the ones in your car now are the wrong ones

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    your right m8 they are the wrong ones but what the feck are they lol im a bit unsure weather to fit the new plugs now dont know what to do

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    I'd fit the new ones, since they are the right ones to go in a Z22

    Where did the new engine come from?

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