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Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 12:54 am 
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more or less was gunna wait for a mechanic to do em, but i think i'll do it my self tomorrow. any one got any tips on getting them out and back in without knocking em back into the engine.? the mechanic said he used an old break pad to do em, but i dont really have one i can just use.

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Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 1:36 am 
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punch em in, pull em out, clean the hole (fine sand paper)

Loctite Form-a-Gasket No#3 on the new plugs, and smack them in STRAIGHT.

Use a Socket about 2mm smaller than the inside of the welsh plug.

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Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 1:40 am 
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loctite on the welsh plug?
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Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 11:57 am 
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sunbury23 wrote:
loctite on the welsh plug?



any non-hardening sealant is good - i use permatex aviation sealant - never had a problem - its cheap and available at any auto store
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Posted: Fri May 09, 2008 12:16 am 
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thanks for oll ya help guy, but was not welsh plugs after all. head gasket pissing out water from the side. any one wanna buy 7 welsh plugs :P
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