How do you change spark-plugs near firewall on 2003 impala?
This is how i did it last year on my 97 Cutlass Supreme:
First you need a cursing jar, a six pack & a short piece of
rubber hose that fits over the plugs. Start by properly gapping
your new plugs. Remove the front top engine mounts(aka dog bones),
put a bolt on one of the engine mount & attach a strap(ratchet)
to it and anything in front of the car that won't move(I used the
vise on my workbench). Put the parking brakes on, the car in
neutral, then move the engine forward as far as it will go without
damaging anything. I then remove the coolant overflow "resivore"
& moved the alternator out of the way.
Bingo, 5 minutes per plugs(used the rubber hose to start the
plugs by hand, it prevents crossthreading). 2 hrs later(including
the front plugs) I put away the cursing jar & started the