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I was changing the plugs on my truck and everything went fine except my son decided to help and droped a couple plugs in upside down, lucly for one his hands were small enough and it didn't fall all the way down that he could reach through and grab one. unfortunitly the other fell all the way in to place and I fashoned a coat hanger and bread tie and grabed it after 100 trys. My question is a bread tie fell in, and i was wondering, will this cause any damage? or will it just burn to ash over time? I know forign objects can cause piston damage but i was hoping such a small object would be ok. I started it up and gave it gas to give it a listen and it sounded great or as great as it usually does.
 

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I'm not for sure, but a bread tie is made out of some very thin wire and paper coating. I'd imagine that combustion temperatures will nearly take care of a bread tie. Probably just come out the exhaust valve as burnt fragment. Hopefully.
 

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thanks for the reply that is my hope, I burned one with a lighter and the paper disinigrated instantly, as far as the wire it didnt but like you said it was very thin. So I gues I will let him live tell the 2nd grade
 

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I was changing the plugs on my truck and everything went fine except my son decided to help and droped a couple plugs in upside down, lucly for one his hands were small enough and it didn't fall all the way down that he could reach through and grab one. unfortunitly the other fell all the way in to place and I fashoned a coat hanger and bread tie and grabed it after 100 trys. My question is a bread tie fell in, and i was wondering, will this cause any damage? or will it just burn to ash over time? I know forign objects can cause piston damage but i was hoping such a small object would be ok. I started it up and gave it gas to give it a listen and it sounded great or as great as it usually does.
Head over to a store that sells automotive tools and pick up a stick with a magnet on the end of it.

Hope you cleaned out the base of where the plugs are, you don't want sand and other debris falling in.
 

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I used to have one of those magnete tools they are a life saver, that was part of the reason I was mad at my kid he broke it in half playing with it. I'll go down to black and decker. I live in a rural area and everything is far away except a few places like safeway and napa. I'll drive down there and grab 2 or 3 today though. Thanks for the advice I blew in there and it looked clean there pretty tucked away so I think that helps protect it.
 

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Head over to a store that sells automotive tools and pick up a stick with a magnet on the end of it.
Those are very handy to have. I was sitting on the toilet the other day, opening a new package that I had received in the mail, and I dropped one of my new metal snaps down between my legs and into the toilet. Of course, that was after I had already taken a dump in it. Fortunately, my telescopic magnetic probe saved the day!
 

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Those are very handy to have. I was sitting on the toilet the other day, opening a new package that I had received in the mail, and I dropped one of my new metal snaps down between my legs and into the toilet. Of course, that was after I had already taken a dump in it. Fortunately, my telescopic magnetic probe saved the day!
Yep, I've dropped screws in tight places where a kids hand can't get into. It has saved me some trips to pick up replacement screws, washers, locks and nuts.
 

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Those are very handy to have. I was sitting on the toilet the other day, opening a new package that I had received in the mail, and I dropped one of my new metal snaps down between my legs and into the toilet. Of course, that was after I had already taken a dump in it. Fortunately, my telescopic magnetic probe saved the day!
hahaha reminds me of a time my girlfriend I were at the casino and she was counting money and dropped ten bucks in the toliet and decided to flush it rather then grab it, when she told me, I was like "great we are litteraly flushing are money down the toliet" It was worth the laugh though and I think I would of done the same thing. Maybe not if it was a hundred or even a 50 though. I can be pretty cheap these days
 

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man if i drop 25cents in there i would get it out, bout the bread tie, my son was "helping" me with our mower and droped a bolt in there and i did not know bout it, i started it and it wounded like a$$ for a min but calmed down, later I took the head off and it was scard up but still worked fine a bread tie is not a problem for them
 

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bout the bread tie, my son was "helping" me with our mower and droped a bolt in there and i did not know bout it, i started it and it wounded like a$$ for a min but calmed down, later I took the head off and it was scard up but still worked fine a bread tie is not a problem for them
Well thats good news I was hoping someone might of had it happen and it was fine.
 
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