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      07-09-2019, 09:08 AM   #1
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Changed the spark plugs

Recently changed the plugs, roughly 80k miles since they were changed last.



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      07-09-2019, 10:48 AM   #2
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Prolly best to not do that again... (not sure if the attached image shows up - highlights the 37K mile spark plug change interval recommendation from BMW)

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      07-09-2019, 12:24 PM   #3
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Recently changed the plugs, roughly 80k miles since they were changed last.
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Wow.. those looked pretty bad!
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I purchased the car a month ago w/ 132k miles. I have all the service records from the previous 3 owners, and the last time they were done was around 80k miles ago. I’m going through and replacing various wear parts while I wait for my Rod bearing kit (the BE spec’d Rod bolts are on back order). Might do the rear diff fluid this weekend while I continue to wait.
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So 52k miles on those plugs..notice any change?
“80k miles AGO”
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      07-09-2019, 01:44 PM   #6
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Mine showed a visibly increased gap at about 30k.
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damn. no misfires?
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I had only put about 200 miles on the car before I changed the plugs. No misfires or codes thrown. I didn't get enough seat time in this car to notice a difference in how it ran as I've been taking it easy until I can get the Rod Bearings done. The only reason why I changed them is because I could see from the service records that it has been a long time and I know these cars like to have new plugs. Glad I did, I've never had plugs look this bad.
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