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Forum: General BMW Questions 06-15-2019, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Glaird
As you can see from above, I was sharply...

As you can see from above, I was sharply corrected. Don't use any lubricant or anti-seize. From my machining days, about the same time we were allowed to use anti-seize on spark plugs and lug nuts,...
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-15-2018, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Glaird
You're right. I looked at my tube of NAPA...

You're right. I looked at my tube of NAPA anti-seize. Not only does it have the words "thread lubricant", the tube is old enough it is leaking oil.

I suppose, I have to resort to the wire brush...
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-14-2018, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Glaird
Anti-seize is not a lubricant. 2nd, trying to...

Anti-seize is not a lubricant.
2nd, trying to check your source, I can't get to that page via the home web site.
3rd, that bolt had a lot more than 90 ft-lbs applied to it, grease or no grease.
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-14-2018, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Glaird
As you noted, lug nuts/bolts, being particularly...

As you noted, lug nuts/bolts, being particularly close to water, sludge, dirt, road oil, etc; get particularly dirty and rusty. That is why I use a dab of anti-seize, despite Doug's objections. And,...
Forum: General BMW Questions 03-12-2018, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Glaird
Every single car I have ever owned, for the last...

Every single car I have ever owned, for the last 50 years, including my (2) BMW's, take ~ 88-90 ft-lbs of torque. It might also be a good idea to put a dab of spark plug anti-seize compound on each...
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