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Just bought 82 el camino cant change last spark not enough room for deep dish socket behind header do they make a special tool?

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    you could try using an offset box wrench. try from underneath and through wheel well...however you can reach best.

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Jack up the front end leaving the wheel on the ground turned entirely leftward. This will allow access to the #8 plug through the wheel well. Using a long extension, a knuckle adapter and either a plug socket or a regular socket (tape the extension tip leaving 3/8"+ for the socket to seat on - this will create clearance for the socket to receive the plug) you can get to the plug. Sometimes the plug end will break ...that will give you plenty of room to set a socket onto the plug nut. Good luck.

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Sometimes it the socket u use,,some are thicker then others,,,try a thin wall socket;;;or a regular socket on a spark plug one

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