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post #1 of 7 Old 02-12-2008, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
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Gauge Install Question...

My gauges in my sig will be here tomorrow...

I will be installing them tomorrow afternoon after work. I am confident in myself to do the entire job and I already have everything needed to complete the job at one time.

My question is that, should I grease the thread tap for the pyro install?
I am not greasing the drill bits, have a pointer magnet and shop vac to help with any remaining shavings, but I read to grease the NPT Tap... Your Opinions? Especially those of you that have had multiple gauge installs.

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you should be ok w/o the grease, but i will be doing this in March my self...GL.

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you dont need to grease it, i have done at least 6 of them and never greased and havent had a prob with em, except my personal truck will bunch at start up once a blue moon, other no probs

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sounds good guys... I wasnt planning on it, because I only read it in one place.

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cool deal man I get my guage pod tomarrow

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no grease needed

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