[V8] Spark Plugs - (*CAUTION*)

dsaad@icehouse.net 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
>  Bob,
>  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.
>  Best,
>  Ed
>  ----------
>  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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