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I'm about to gut the pre-cat and I'll be using OldMan's write up as reference, and he mentioned anti seize all the threaded fasteners then torque to spec. Anyone has experience on anti seize? Will it get loose over time and backing out?
 

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I'm about to gut the pre-cat and I'll be using OldMan's write up as reference, and he mentioned anti seize all the threaded fasteners then torque to spec. Anyone has experience on anti seize? Will it get loose over time and backing out?
not if torqued right. The antiseize can keep you from having a major pain in the neck if you ever have to take it off again.
 

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Never Sieze is ALWAYS a good thing.. EXCEPT when you have to add Locktight! :)

You can always tell what I have Worked on.. It has Never Sieze on it.. ( It's real hard to get off the Wiper Blades.. !! )

Not Kidding.. Never Sieze EVERYTHING.. If it has Threads.. it needs a Lubricant ..

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On exhaust systems put hi temp rtv over the tightened nut and any exposed threads. If you need to take the nut off, just peel off the rtv and the threads will not be rusted.
 

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Room Temperature Vulcanize ..
 

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Yes. Put anti-seize on all fasteners. If you ever have to go back in, it will make your life much easier.
 

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Use the copper based version of anti seize on any fasteners that will see high temeratures, Regular product will fry....
 

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Also for use on spark plug threads to avoid galling of the aluminum head and avoiding crossthreading (and yes, copper base is preferred).
 

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Also for use on spark plug threads to avoid galling of the aluminum head and avoiding crossthreading (and yes, copper base is preferred).
Actually, for the past 10 years or so many spark plug manufacturers have recommended against using anti-seize (see for example http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/pdf/tb-0630111antisieze.pdf ) . They have long since solved the bimetal corrosion issue with platings on the plug threads.
But it's a religious debate in some circles. If you use it, use it sparingly and make sure you don't get any on the tip. And torque the plugs in very carefully, probably to a couple of inch-pounds less than spec.
 
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