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Removing Spark Plug Boots

Anybody have a tip on how to remove those nasty spark plug terminals that don't want to come loose by just pulling? I don't think they have ever been off before.

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Pull harder?

Maybe a flathead screwdriver under the lip of the boot? If doing that, try and get a rag or something under the screwdriver so not to damage the aluminum head.

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Yes, pull harder. Wear gloves, when they give you’ll bang your hand into the fuel rails

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Wiggle, turn and pull all at the same time. When they come loose it makes a pop from the vacuum seal, plus the aforementioned gash on your finger.

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Join a gym...work out real hard...and eventually they'll come off.....
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Join a gym...work out real hard...and eventually they'll come off.....
Already in a gym. Downfall is I am 73! Too damn old to be working on these cars. Maybe I should replace it with a Honda or Toiletta.

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