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Re: Re: Autolite 3923 washer

Thanks, Tom...I learn something every day.  I thought dissimilar metals might tend to corrode together.


>From: Tpcutter@xxxxxxx
>Date: Wed Nov 09 08:05:04 CST 2005
>To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: Autolite 3923 washer

>In a message dated 11/9/05 8:52:56 AM Eastern Standard Time,  r11
>rider@xxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>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.
>Tom Cutter
>Yardley,  PA