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Getting terrible gas mileage, took it to the shop to get tires replaced and determine what the problem was. Apparently it just needs a standard tune up - fuel filter, spark plugs & wires, rotor & cap. It has 133k miles and apparently has never had any of these replaced. Not about to pay for labor and all that. What would you guys recommend for each of these and from where should I buy them online?
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Re: Tune up

Rock Auto. Filter, cap and rotor from any source; NGK plugs and wires...for some reason, they work better than the normal Bosch stuff out there.
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Re: Tune up

very easy DIY stuff. Just get the parts and if you have and questions on how to install them, we will be glad to help!
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Re: Tune up

i would buy oem honda dizzy cap and rotor.. aftermarket caps and rotors tend to screw up quickly in my experience. fuel filter and plugs and wires can be aftermarket
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Almost everything in a tune up is DIY. Definitely get NGK spark plugs and wires. I could tell a big difference when I first put them on my car. Cap and rotor should probably be Honda OEM.
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Almost everything in a tune up is DIY. Definitely get NGK spark plugs and wires. I could tell a big difference when I first put them on my car. Cap and rotor should probably be Honda OEM.
This is what I'll do. Thanks for the help guys.
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Re: Tune up

ngk iridium plugs are best imo
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