[V8] Spark Plugs - (*CAUTION*)
dsaad at icehouse.net
Thu Oct 20 17:24:38 EDT 2005
I can't read the label on the stuff I use, but it looks like a nice toxic lead
compound. I have never seen it hardened or baked in all the years I have used
it. Best policy is to inspect your plugs yearly, use anti-sieze intended for
this purpose, and use a torque wrench.
Quoting Etdmail at cs.com:
> Hi All
> Good to hear your experiences have been problem free.
> As it was explained to me - The anti-seize compounds
> can bake and weld the plug into the head - especially
> if too liberally applied and can strip out the treads when
> removing plugs later on .. They recommended using a
> motor oil (only) in this application - I use synthetic
> and never have had any issues (fortunately).
> Thanks for passing along your experiences.
> In a message dated 10/20/05 3:19:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Bob.Korn at Fike.com writes:
> > I use the standard anti-sleaze, have for years, no issues. I would
> > think this more an issue of over torqueing the plugs.
> > Bob
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