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Re: Re: Autolite 3923 washer
- Subject: Re: Re: Autolite 3923 washer
- From: John Van Deren <r11rider@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 10:44:37 -0600 (CST)
Thanks, Tom...I learn something every day. I thought dissimilar metals might tend to corrode together.
>Date: Wed Nov 09 08:05:04 CST 2005
>Subject: Re: Autolite 3923 washer
>In a message dated 11/9/05 8:52:56 AM Eastern Standard Time, r11
>I always use the washers and apply some anti-seize to the threads.
>John Van Deren>>
>DO NOT apply Anti-Seize to spark plug threads. You will end up overtorquing
>the plug and stripping out the thread in the head. Also, he Amnti-Seize is an
>effective insulator that changes the heat range of the spark plug. Many
>spark plug makers specifically say not to use Anti-Seize.
>This is a subject thread that goes around all of the BMW lists every year or
>so. If you google the thread, you will see that all the "I think I know what
>I am doing so I am an Internet expert" guys recommend Anti-Seize on spark
>plugs, the manufacturers and successful tuners do NOT. Draw your own
>conclusion. It is one of those things that SEEMS like a good idea, but it is not.