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Re: [Tigers] Anti-Seize on Spark Plugs

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Subject: Re: [Tigers] Anti-Seize on Spark Plugs
From: "Thomas Witt" <atwittsend@verizon.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:39:18 -0700
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Sounds like there is a need to create a spark plug stretch gauge. :-)  Tom

> Just a caution to all about specific torque figures. The 15 - 20 ft- lb 
> figure in the shop manual is probably a dry torque figure. Anti-sieze on 
> the threads acts as a lubricant. It will result in a considerably tighter 
> actual clamping force (and stress on the plug threads) at a 15-20 ft-lb 
> torque reading than you would have at the same torque and no anti-sieze .
> Gene


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