Do I need to apply Anti-Seize to my new spark plugs on a 1997 Chevy K1500 5.0 Vortec?


Asked by Feb 27, 2016 at 05:04 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Putting in new E-3 spark plugs and don't know if I need Anti-Seize on the new plug threads.

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Always a good idea, especially if you're the one working on it next.


No you do not have to put anti-seize on spark plugs. The trick is not to tighten them up, just snug. Not good and snug, Just snug.

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