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Unread 03-23-2005, 12:57 PM   #1
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Im going to get a tune-up this weekend, and my cousin works at the dealership so im gettin a pretty good deal, so im thinking about getting some extra stuff done.
Im replacing the plugs, but im bringing my own (bosch 4 pring plats)
fuel injectors cleaned out
throttle body cleaned out
replacing my front sway bar bushings cause it squeeks when my left front wheel goes over a bump

and i guess the rest is just normal stuff, anything else i should recomend to get done?

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Unread 03-23-2005, 01:54 PM   #2
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My 5.2 hated the +4 Bosch plugs. Lost gas mileage and the idle was erratic.
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Unread 03-23-2005, 02:28 PM   #3
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platinum plugs arent needed...waste of money in my opinion
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Unread 03-23-2005, 04:54 PM   #4
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Ditto. A waste of money. If yours has a cap & rotor, then do not forget them.
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Unread 03-23-2005, 05:02 PM   #5
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what plugs would you guys recomend then?
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Unread 03-23-2005, 05:04 PM   #6
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The OEM Champion Truck Plugs.

The engineers of your Jeep knew a thing or two, listen' to em!


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Unread 03-23-2005, 10:37 PM   #7
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and i guess the rest is just normal stuff, anything else i should recomend to get done?

thanks
Doing any fluid changes? Diffs, trans, txfr case? You didn't say how many miles are on your Jeep, but those things are good to keep in mind.
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Unread 03-23-2005, 11:10 PM   #8
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The OEM Champion Truck Plugs.

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x2 I have also had good luck with NGKs, just stay away from the platinum plugs the 5.2 hates them.
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Unread 03-24-2005, 07:00 AM   #9
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Yea im always sure to get the majority of my fluids changed. but i do most of them myself.
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