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Looking for hints/tips/tricks for doing a spark plug change on a 96 Caprice Classic. Between the exhaust piping, the brake hard lines on the driver side, etc its looking to be a PITA. Any suggestions?

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If you put the front of the car on jackstands you can get a lot of locations through the wheelwell betyween the inner fender and the frame long as you have a good selection of extensions and a wobble joint.

Looks really intimidating at first but is not that bad. Now with some aftermarket headers it is BAD like having to unbolt a header bad.
 

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I was looking at mine yesterday, I can see most of the plug's, and I'm fairly good at working blind, so I'm going to try from the top when I get around to it. Right now I have to get my gas tank back in. I'm getting to old to be doing this shit in my driveway !
 

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I have done them from the top too. It works, just a little crampred.
 

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I kind of figured some of you wrench turners didn't pull the front tires off for this. I've got some fancy smancy snap-on double swivel plug sockets and and ...what they call a spark-plug ratchet, looks like someone went nuts with it in a vice...LOL.
 

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both of my inner fenders have slits in the metal so u can bend one piece or the other while ur under the car for more room ( i didnt do this it was bought this way but made it way easier when i do mine ) but i take the wheels off
 

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Another piece of advice is Check that none of your wires are resting on the Exhaust Manifolds after you re-install them. I Didnt check and burned my #7 wire...... that was a bad week
 
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