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I'm replacing spark plugs on an Escort GT 1.8L 16V Fuel injected

Are there any special "tips" I need to know in regards to replacing the spark plugs? As well, I don't have a torque wrench. Should I proceed?

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You dont need a torque wrench....ALWAYS remember to put antisieze on the threads of the new plugs...gap them to specs...screw them dowm until the gasket (little ring by the threads) contacts the head, and then 1/2 to 1 full turn more...they dont need to be super tight....just slightly more than "snug"

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