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      11-18-2012, 08:20 PM   #8
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The mechanical engineer in me says you are not correct on that point. Any type of lubricant will change the clamping torque. I recommend doing some reading up on this point. ARP has some good articles on this topic.

The electrical engineer in my says, I would never use a standard type of anti-seize on the threads of a spark plug. A non-copper based anti-seize has the ability to attenuate the spark because the lubricant can become a dielectric for the ground path if too much is used or does not have any electrical properties.... along with the potential of hardening if it does not have any high-temp properties.. The ground path is the cylinder head.....