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Old 31 Jul 2009, 11:05 pm
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When looking for parts such as spark plugs like at Autozone it specifies a Vin G. My car is a 2005 GT and no G's in my Vin number. Can someone explain this Vin stuff?
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Old 01 Aug 2009, 06:51 am
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If you think that's confusing. This is from an ad for a water pump gasket:

* 2001-2006: Limited; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2001-2006: Touring; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2001-2006: Base; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2001-2005: Classic; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2002-2002: Dream; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2003-2006: GT; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "G";
* 2004-2004: Limited; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "8";
* 2004-2004: Touring; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "8";
* 2005-2005: Dream Cruiser; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "G";
* 2005-2005: Street Cruiser; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "G";
* 2006-2006: Base; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "X";
* 2006-2006: GT; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "S";
* 2006-2006: Limited; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "E";
* 2006-2006: Street Cruiser; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "B";
* 2006-2006: Touring; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, Turbocharged, VIN "E";
* 2006-2006: Touring; 4Cyl 2.4L GAS, FI, VIN "X";


I found out that the VIN "?" is the 8th position on your VIN breakout. I'll have a couple breakouts in a second.
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When looking for parts such as spark plugs like at Autozone it specifies a Vin G. My car is a 2005 GT and no G's in my Vin number. Can someone explain this Vin stuff?
As I recall the letter is the 8th spot of your VIN which I'm guessing identifies the engine type or something to that effect.

Mine = 3A8FY68BXXXXXXXXX.
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Old 01 Aug 2009, 07:42 am
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Yes, 8th position is the engine type......




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ok, my car is a 2005 GT Turbo vert with a "S" in position 8. Recently put new plugs in, Champion 7570's. I was on the sparkplugs.com site and it doesn't list any Champions for the "S". Reading the threads and posts here some say not to use the 7570's in a turbo engine and some say yay. OK sparkplug Guru's lay it on me.
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The consensus is to NOT use the platinum plugs in the Turbo. I believe it's because the extreme heat that the turbo puts out. Stick with Champion (or other brands) copper plugs and gap them around .032in. Don't forget to use anti-seize on the plug threads and die-lectric grease on both end of the plug wires.
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