Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Fort Sask , Alberta, Canada
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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Last edited by klr4evr; 07-22-2013 at 10:40 PM.