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Hey guys I want to swap my glow plugs before winter,what else should I consider changing along with the plugs,and what is a fair price to pay for the plugs?

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im doing this too, what was reccomended the Bosch ones? i think a set is about $50?

I would upgrade the controller/relay to the Stancor as well. I am going to. its generally $45 to $60.

Not much else to do in there unless you want to mess with the injectors too.

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im doing this too, what was reccomended the Bosch ones? i think a set is about $50?

I would upgrade the controller/relay to the Stancor as well. I am going to. its generally $45 to $60.

Not much else to do in there unless you want to mess with the injectors too.
Thanks,my main concern was what else should I replace.So what do I ask for when buying the relay?

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the only thing near them are the injectors, so i suppose you could pull them and replace the seals. it would be a good time to inspect the injectors too.

here is a link to the stancor relay upgrade. auto parts stores wont have it. this is the best price i found, but search around...
STANCOR ELECTRONIC|586-902|Power Contactor | Newark.com

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Motorcraft plugs are highly recommended. Stay away from autolite they are known to swell and get stuck. I have a glow plug puller tool for sale. Pm me if interested
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there is a puller?

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Correction, yes Motorcraft is the suggested plug.

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Thanks guys,I have one stuck from the last time I changed plugs.

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how do you get those out? do you have to pull the head?

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Don't know just left it in ,been there for 6 years.

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