Oily Plugs (was ETKA)

Mike Sylvester mike.sylvester at att.net
Fri May 17 11:07:19 EDT 2002

I'm not sure why the plugs might be loosening up, but I can tell you that
the oil is from a bad valve cover gasket.  The rubber gasket gets very hard
and brittle after 10+ years.  It cracks and leaks oil into your spark plug

Mike Sylvester

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
To: "Brett Dikeman" <brett at cloud9.net>; "mike s."
<info4mjs at worldnet.att.net>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2002 7:54 PM
Subject: Re:Oily Plugs (was ETKA)

> --
> At 05:11 PM 05/16/2002 -0400, Brett Dikeman wrote:
> >Mandatory 200q20v content...just got finished pulling all the spark
> >cleaning the oil off the tops/threads of the plugs(grr), cleaning out the
> >spark plug boots of oil(grr), applying contact cleaner to contacts,
> >grease to the sides of the plugs so they don't stick like they always do
> >to boots, and applying anti-seize.
> >
> >The car will of course undo all this quite rapidly(including loosening
> >plugs to the point where the wire boots vibrate, and blowing all the
> >anti-seize to kingdom come.)
> Is this a result of your boost modifications?  I've never seen this in my
> "stock" 200q20v.
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