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Old 02-19-2008, 08:51 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I know that one of the changes was in the spark plugs, the first year or two of the insight had copper tipped spark plugs that had to be changed every 15,000 miles or so, then they switched to iridiem tipped, or platium tipped or something like that, and altho they last 75,000-100,000 miles, they don't give as good of gas mileage, and being indexed spark plugs, alot of people didn't understand them.
I was thinking that later one they added something like side impact air bags, or something simaler to that, because the weight of the car went up by about 150lb's too I think.
There was something else differnt as well but I forget what it was, I think it was something that I read in the shop manual, one of those chiltons that covers all the cars over a few year span... am I the only one who reads those?
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