Spark Plugs

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by hoop, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. hoop

    hoop Member

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    Hi guys do you have to use a torque wrench to put plugs back in when you put new ones in thats what the manual says or can we just use a rachet like the old days???
     
  2. BikeSAG

    BikeSAG Active Member

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    Old days for me. Worked fine for 30+ years.

    Don't forget the anti-seize.
     
  3. Heck52

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    Old days
     
  4. Rubyred

    Rubyred Senior Member

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    old days, old ways! good for me.
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  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member Contributor

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    Blow any debris away with compressed air, remove and replace plugs with anti sieze, proper torque would be ideal, but old ways work good as long as you do not over do it:s
     
  6. hoop

    hoop Member

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    Thanks guys for the replies would Wd forty work like anti seize
     
  7. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member Contributor

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    rhino 2 Active Member

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    If you have a torque wrench use it, If not, Do it the old fashion way.
    Also i would use Silicone Base Heat Sink compound on the spark plug threads.
    Not Anti Seize Radio Shack sells it Part #267-1372 [A]
     
  9. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    Yep Jack is giving you good advice with the anti-seize. The nice thing about spark plugs for a Harley is the crush gasket. Tighten the plug down and a 1/3 to 1/4 turn
    Ken
     
  10. billwi

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