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Locktite or anti sieze

When you change spark plugs do you use locktite or anti sieze

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Anti seize if you ever want to take the spark plugs back out. If you have never changed the plugs on the F150 5.4 TRITON or the 4.6 Litre, take it to the dealer. I know it's expensive but the plugs almost weld there self to the aluminum heads after 100,000 miles and when you put the muscle to it, you end up with a striped plug hole.
The plugs are like about 4 inches in to the heads which makes plug #4, #7, and #8 next i impossible and want to make you take some happy pills. Friend had a lighting and lost it at the dealer for a week when they twisted one of the plugs off  in the block and they had to take the heads off to remove the rest of the plugs.
Rule: take your time and have a good manuel to changing the pluges on the F150. Good luck 

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Dont use kocktite,Use anti sieze.Dont now why you want to use any of those.A slight film of oil on the threads is just as good.

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