Can't get the plugs out

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Re: Can't get the plugs out

Postby Jim Becker » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:13 am

What did the threads look like when they came out? Dry or covered with penetrating oil?
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Re: Can't get the plugs out

Postby k9sicem » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:48 am

Only one had oil all the way to the end. The others about half way. then dry to the end.
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Re: Can't get the plugs out

Postby beaconlight » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:41 am

did you chase the threads to clean out any rust of carbon. I am sure you don't want it to happen again.
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Re: Can't get the plugs out

Postby Winfield Dave » Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:50 am

beaconlight wrote:did you chase the threads to clean out any rust of carbon. I am sure you don't want it to happen again.
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Re: Can't get the plugs out

Postby k9sicem » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:27 pm

Yup, chased the threads and used anti-seize.
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