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Are my spark plugs original ?

greenacc

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I have been wondering about this for a while. I bought my VE Berlina with Alloytec at 135 000K. The standard interval for spark plugs is 105 or 120 ? from memory, so they should have been changed before I got it. All the services have been done by Holden and the book stamped, but it was a fleet car and you just never know who's done what.
Is there any way I can tell if the inlet manifold has ever been removed - suggesting that the plugs were done, or not ? Is there a tell tale colour factory silastic or something ? I'd like to know for sure they were done, just so i don't try and get to 210 K on original plugs lol, nor waste my time pulling the manifold off to find 6 new plugs under neath. The car runs nice and goes well. Just one of those what ifs that won't go away.
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You can never be sure with a 2nd hand car mate. For the sake of of a few $, I'd just change them anyway.... only way to be sure everything is as it should be.
 

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ring the Holden dealer where the service was done and they should tell you what parts were used. I did that when we bought a used Hyundai for my daughter. Hyundai would not reprint the service invoice for me for privacy reasons but told me what had been done
 

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thanks for the responses, i had considered calling the dealer but never got around to it. I'll give them a call, and if they won't help i guess that proves I should go with UFO's suggestion and change them.
 
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