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Re: Dielectric paste is for ???
Mike Aiello wrote:
> I've been told dielectric paste should be used to:
> 1)apply metal to metal to improve elect. contact between spark plug
> tip and ign wire.
> 2)apply only to the rubber portion of plug wire boot to keep it from
> sticking to the porcelain part of spark plug
> 3)use on both above
> Can anyone definatively clarify its true purpose?
Dielectrics, by definition, are good electrical insulators so:
1) Do NOT use it to improve electrical contacts.
2) DO use it between the spark plug ceramic and the boot to keep it
from sticking and minimize current leakage.