Request for GPz tool

art.robinson art.robinson at
Thu Oct 29 17:20:44 PDT 2009

It's not nice to tease animals that are just about to go into
hibernation.... besides you can't imagine how good it feels to get on
the bike after a few months abstinence.

Art in TO, Canada

-----Original Message-----
From: gpzlist-bounces at [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at]
On Behalf Of Sid Young
Sent: 29 October 2009 20:00
To: GPZ List
Subject: Re: Request for GPz tool

You guys need to move to a warmer climate... down under you can ride all
year long :)

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 3:13 AM, The Masons <masonjs at> wrote:

> Hi:
> Do any of you have an extra GPz spark plug socket they would like to
> I decided to change the plugs in my '05 Toyota Tacoma yesterday.  The
> dealership wanted $150.00 for this job which included the plugs.  I
bought 6
> plugs for $40.00. I found the plugs are recessed in the head as the
> (like down a f&@#%ng well).  The plugs are 18 mm as none of the plug
> sockets I had (5/8", 11/16", 3/4", 13/16" and 1.25" --1966 rotax
> engine) would fit.  My 18 mm plug sockets are at the cottage with the
> XLs.  I did get the 5/8" to slide over the plug but the rubber inside
> fastened on tight enough that the plug socket stayed with the plug
when the
> extensions came out.  I had to retrieve it with a pair of long duck
> pliers.
> Another cold wet day.  I was hoping to get in another 1000 km of
> before the onset of hibernation but it doesn't look like its going to
> happen.
> Jim

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