[V8] wondering if I can use some Vaseline to......

Ingo Rautenberg ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 12:00:02 PDT 2008

I see.  I always thought this was gospel (even if the article is ten  
years old):


On Aug 20, 2008, at 2:34 PM, cobram at juno.com wrote:

> There are plenty of Silicone sealers that are O2 sensor safe, RTV  
> seems
> to be the O2 killer.
> Silicone Lubricant is just that, it's a lubricant for silicone  
> rubber and
> does not contain silicone rubber AFAIK.  Engine oil doesn't contain
> engines and wiper fluid doesn't contain wipers AFAIK either.  ;-)
> I'd still check the MDS and Data Sheets of anything you're not sure
> about.  If it's an automotive application it's usually right on the
> label.
> http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> "God's a kid with an ant farm, lady. He's not planning anything."
> too many quattros <thequattroking at yahoo.com> writes:
>> Honestly, I have no clue.  But the amount of silicone I have used is
>> so
>> small I seriously doubt there would be any damage.  Does anyone know
>> if
>> silicone lubricant can damage an 02 or cat?
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