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Hello everyone. I own a 2008 v8 commander. Trying to change the spark plugs in it but a 5/8 doesn't fit down the chamber to the spark plug. Found two others having the same problem. I have a spark plug specific socket which is ironically wider than my deep socket 5/8. The owners manual lists the sparks plugs as the Bosch copper with nickel FR8TE2 gap 0.040 for the upper bank and FR8T1332 gap 0.050 for the lower bank so i'll be going with those. Any suggestions?
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Hi Matt - I just removed all of my spark plugs from my 06 without incident. They shouldn't be in there very tight as these are aluminum cylinder heads. I would try another deep well socket. I used a 5/8 deep well 6 point socket. Make sure the socket isn't an impact socket as the wall thickness on the socket will be much greater than a standard socket.
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Hello everyone. I own a 2008 v8 commander. Trying to change the spark plugs in it but a 5/8 doesn't fit down the chamber to the spark plug. Found two others having the same problem. I have a spark plug specific socket which is ironically wider than my deep socket 5/8. The owners manual lists the sparks plugs as the Bosch copper with nickel FR8TE2 gap 0.040 for the upper bank and FR8T1332 gap 0.050 for the lower bank so i'll be going with those. Any suggestions?
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What brand socket?
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What brand socket?
Well, I used an SK socket, but as long as its a deep well thin wall socket, it should work - (not the ones for an impact as they have thicker side walls). Instead of using a dedicated spark plug socket, use what I recommended and you should be good to go!
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Get one of these works great. Fit the Hemi well.

GEARWRENCH 80546 5/8-Inch x 6-Inch Swivel Spark Plug Socket
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Welcome, and good luck wrench'n !
I dont know how much different the 4.7 and 5.7 are, but i definatelyappreciated having a swivel tight to the socket. Finding thin wall socket is tricky, most stores dont carry them.
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Get one of these works great. Fit the Hemi well.

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Dang, I just spent $11 dollars and it's not a thin wall. Fits in the chamber about three quarters of the way.
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