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Old 06-22-2008, 09:51 PM
Skyliner70cc Skyliner70cc is offline
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Default Re: spark plug oil leak

Oh, BTW, if you use anti-seize compound as Dax suggested, you must reduce the torque applied to the spark. THe factory torque setting (as most all other torque settings) are for dry threads, not lubricated threads. Antiseize compound requires anywhere from 25-33% less torque applied to the bolt. For example a 100 ft-lb torque specification becomes 70 ft-lbs with anti-seize.

The lubricating effect of the liquid will not cause a properly torqued nut to loosen but it can cause you to over-tighten a bolt. Not a good thing in a aluminum thread such as the head in our engines.

Last edited by Skyliner70cc; 06-22-2008 at 09:58 PM.
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