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Old August 21st, 2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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OK, how do I get the rearmost plug on the passenger side out on my 350 Vette?

I have Hooker ProComp headers and the clearance is such that I can't get a regular plug socket, a regular 5/8" deepwell, or a motorcycle toolkit stamped metal wrench on the plug. I can get to and around the plug OK - it's just no room between the end of the plug and the header.

Any tricks?
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Old August 21st, 2006, 08:10 PM   #2
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on my 350 I had to loosen the header to get one or two plugs out the I went to the parts store and found the shortest plug for a 350 now I can use a self bent 5/8s wrench makes it alittle better but still not a fun job
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OK, how do I get the rearmost plug on the passenger side out on my 350 Vette?

I have Hooker ProComp headers and the clearance is such that I can't get a regular plug socket, a regular 5/8" deepwell, or a motorcycle toolkit stamped metal wrench on the plug. I can get to and around the plug OK - it's just no room between the end of the plug and the header.

Any tricks?
matco tools offer a header style plug socket. for said problem
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Old August 23rd, 2006, 08:13 AM   #4
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Looks perfect - I guess I get to give Matco some money...
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matco tools offer a header style plug socket. for said problem
For my camaro I just made my own tool, I took a socket and cut a notch out off the side.
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Old September 16th, 2006, 07:28 PM   #6
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I use a shorty Snap on open ended wrench i got for 5 bucks at retool which is no more. Works good on them hard to get at ones on my chevelle.
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Ended up going with Snap-On.

Cheaper (only had to but the one I needed) and well. it IS Snap-On...

Plugs changed!
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