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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject: NGK BP6ET Spark Plugs: Wires Won't Connect? Reply with quote

I feel like an idiot, but I can't get my new spark plug wires onto my new NGK BP6ET plugs. Mad

I saw someone else mention the same issue on a different thread but no one responded to that post. Anyone know what I'm doing wrong?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:02 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

Remove the aliminum spark plug end. Just grab it with a pair if pliers and rotate counter clockwise.

The wires clip onto the threaded stud, not the fancy machined end.

https://www.google.com/search?q=spark+plug+end&...4iotpyGVM:

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:03 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

Man thesamba is magic, first I post about my oil pressure valve plug fix and it breaks immediately after.

Now I post about this and figure it out right when I go try again. For anyone else that comes across the same issue, there's a cover on the spark plug terminal that covers threads. Then you can just screw on the wire.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:08 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

tmart wrote:
Man thesamba is magic, first I post about my oil pressure valve plug fix and it breaks immediately after.

Now I post about this and figure it out right when I go try again. For anyone else that comes across the same issue, there's a cover on the spark plug terminal that covers threads. Then you can just screw on the wire.


No, don't screw on the wire, just push.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:40 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

djkeev wrote:
Remove the aliminum spark plug end. Just grab it with a pair if pliers and rotate counter clockwise...

Whoop, there it is!

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Wink

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:43 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

djkeev wrote:
Remove the aluminum spark plug end. Just grab it with a pair if pliers and rotate counter clockwise.


AKA, terminal nut. Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:49 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

kamzcab86 wrote:
djkeev wrote:
Remove the aluminum spark plug end. Just grab it with a pair if pliers and rotate counter clockwise.


AKA, terminal nut. Wink

Easy there!! Heís a bit of a nut but I donít think itís terminal.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:52 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plug Wires? Reply with quote

SteveMc wrote:
Easy there!! Heís a bit of a nut but I donít think itís terminal.


To be fair, I think it's terminal for all of us...

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:51 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plugs: Wires Won't Connect? Reply with quote

Man Dave, you responded quick. And yes, I learned you just push and don't screw pretty soon after posting. Sitting there screwing and still being able to pop off the wire was getting pretty annoying. I tried an embarrassing number of times to get the threads to mesh. Guess it's terminal for me too....
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:16 pm    Post subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plugs: Wires Won't Connect? Reply with quote

You've arrived at the Terminal, Welcome!

Don't feel too bad, when we bought our bus we thought it was a Dodge. Wink
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