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i just changed my spark plugs out in my 93 4.0 to bosch platinums and it only took me 20 minutes
i dont get why people say you have to take the inner fender off and the tire?
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lol nice to know i have the 93 4.0 also
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i just changed my spark plugs out in my 93 4.0 to bosch platinums and it only took me 20 minutes
i dont get why people say you have to take the inner fender off and the tire?
it's the 4.0L SOHC that the inner fenders are taken out to make it easier. there's a camshaft in each head, and the heads are alot wider thus taking up more room compared to your pushrod 4.0L OHV.
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i just changed my spark plugs out in my 93 4.0 to bosch platinums and it only took me 20 minutes
i dont get why people say you have to take the inner fender off and the tire?
Come change mine and you can rethink what you posted.

Took me at least 1 hour maybe longer total that's with all the cussing and screaming I did
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sorry forgot about that but yeah i just used a 3/8 ratchet and the hardest one was the passenger side farthest one obviously because of the AC but yeah glad i dont have the SOHC :)
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Come change mine and you can rethink what you posted.

Took me at least 1 hour maybe longer total that's with all the cussing and screaming I did
mine only took 30-45 mins
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Ranger Boi i noticed you have been to Naches Pass
do you think i would do alright on my stock suspension and mud terrains????
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SOHCs are a PITA. Took my mechanic an hour and a half to do mine. The back ones on each side are the biggest hassle.
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something i've learned....

bodylift = gobs of room through the fender to do plugs.

suspension lift = gobs of room to fill the front axle.

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SOHCs are a PITA. Took my mechanic an hour and a half to do mine. The back ones on each side are the biggest hassle.
I personally think the driver side was the easiest.
The passenger side was the one that sucked
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