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post #1 of 3 Old 07-22-2013, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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So while researching spark plugs and gapping and stuff i came across a tech bullitin from ngk whitch said not to use anti seeze on any of the spark plugs with a shiny finish (nickel or chrome). it said that the use of ant seeze on these results in over tightening and stretching of the threads. just an fyi.
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Sweet! Glad I was too cheap to spring for it. Good heads up.




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That thinking can be applied to any torque spec. The torque spec is usually for dry, unlubed threads. Whenever I lube threads I reduce the torque applied by 10% and even then still go by what feels good to me if I think I am tightening too much. I always lube my spark plug threads with never-seize.

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