Nissan Armada & Infiniti QX56 Forums banner

1 - 4 of 4 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
12 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Yesterday, I decieded to replace the plugs in my fairly new to me Mada...It sucked pretty bad (though I've had worse), I think the last time they neglected to antiseeze them before installing them plugs. What do you think? think they was about due..
50255
50256
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
1,369 Posts
Never use anti-seize or any thread lubricant for spark plugs. Even NGK and Denso warns not to use it because it throws off the torque values and can make someone over-tighten the plug(s).

The torque spec for the spark plugs on the WA60s: 24.5nm/18 ft/lbs.
 
  • Like
Reactions: marctronixx

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
372 Posts
Those plugs look like original factory installed... IDK about 18ft/lbs of torque. When I removed my factory installed plugs @ 107K miles. They were supper tight. I was cussing up a storm.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
12 Posts
Discussion Starter · #4 ·
It prob was the original plugs. Most of the cars I have worked on, usually puts a paint mark or something to tell that they was installed at the factory..I assumed it was the case with this... All I can say is that some of them was incredibly hard to take out (almost scared of breaking the threads or the plug itself)..they definitely was old and wore out. Since changing them, the Mads seams to have a little more response as it should with new plugs.... there has alway been a question back and forth about putting anti-seize on the treads of the plugs themself.. everything about not getting being able to torque them down, to not getting a great ground... I have done many plugs, and yet have got to see one come back with problems relating to anti-siesing them..I do understand what you are getting at and i appreciate the advice and input... It happens to be more of a personal preference than anything.

I beleave i just found the mark on this spark plugs. if indeed this is the mark, then these plugs was installed in the factory... there was a green dot on top of these plugs. sorry my hands have been dry lately....
50259
 
1 - 4 of 4 Posts
Top