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#4069680 - 07/04/20 08:59 PM new to me '08
bigdaddyd Offline

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is there really no more tune up to P71's? besides plugs, fluid change, and cleaning the MAF, is there any thing else to do???

and what plugs are we using now?
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#4069688 - 07/04/20 09:04 PM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
Lt_Crazy Offline
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Registered: 07/03/19
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If it's running well, then that's pretty much it!

As for plugs, from what I've read on here either oem or autolite! That's whats recommended! I just got 8 oem ones!

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#4069690 - 07/04/20 09:15 PM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
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Registered: 04/08/19
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Loc: Far Northwest AZ
Fuel filter.. can of seafoam in the tank. Air filter. Along with cleaning the MAF mine as well clean the throttle body and the intake plenum.
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#4069708 - 07/04/20 11:36 PM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
ChrisM_NY Offline
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Registered: 03/01/12
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Loc: Saratoga, New York
That depends. Im a parts replacer and you can do around a grand in parts replacement if your into that sort of thing, I did it gradually over 2 years

Without data logging to really pin down specific stuff, i basically went down the list on rockauto,
plugs, coils, ultra sonic cleaned fuel injectors, upstream oxygen sensors, the fuel pump itself(mine was old & weak), throttle positions sensors(1 on the pedal for 2005+ models, 1 on throttle body), fuel filter, fuel pressure sensor, cam position sensor, MAF( HITACHI MAF0012 on rockauto for 40 bucks), new EGR, "dry" air filter from AEM
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#4069726 - 07/05/20 02:53 AM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
bigdaddyd Offline

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Loc: Austin, Tx
Thanks guys!!!
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#4074614 - 08/18/20 02:47 PM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
bigdaddyd Offline

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Loc: Austin, Tx
new autolite's made a big difference! thanks guy!!!
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07 P71,09 P71,05 P71, 99 P71, 06 P71 totaled! sold my first 4 P71's
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#4074652 - 08/18/20 07:52 PM Re: new to me '08 [Re: bigdaddyd]
2008interceptor Offline
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Registered: 09/02/02
Posts: 3158
Loc: Pennsylvania
Remember if your car was flex fuel or not it uses different plugs. I believe slightly different gap and 1 heat range cooler. It sounds like if your not running flex you'll be fine, just an fyi in case you ever do.
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