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Originally posted by ChrisBennet
but I know someone who seals the exposed end with some silicone or RTV after the shafts are installed. I guess the worst that can happen is that some falls off and drops down the spark plug hole.
-Chris [/B]
this was sort of what i was aiming for...

yes something can fall off and get in the spark plug hole, but realistically , the same can happen if you have a leak , the oil and grime , just as well can end up in the hole..

RTV or Sillicone, neither of them pose a real threat , not even if they would fall in the spark plug hole( while replacing plugs for example) cause it would simply burn up , at worst you're looking at a maybe 2 gram piece of relatively soft compound

at best is keeps the camhousing seriously leak free....
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Old 02-11-2005, 01:35 AM
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