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Old 29 March 2009, 18:31   #21
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...I always took them out, cleaned them up and put them right back in again!! The engine never missed a beat ..


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Replacing cause the manual says so, particularly when the engine is out of warranty is a bit silly IMHO.
Yes, but, if the schedule had been adhered to, the plugs would have been changed at the 1st annual service, which would have been within the warranty period (or did early Optis have only a 1 year warranty?).

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..6 Merc Optimax spark plugs cost in the region of 115 - 130..... I always had a spare set in the tool box just in case.
Can I borrow your tool box?
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Can I borrow your tool box?
Would love to but my mate was knocking my door down for Opti oil, spark plugs, air filters, and fuel filters when I sold my boat.

Little did I know I was gonna buy another Opti and then eventually a Verado!!

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