oil in sparkplug wells = bad valvecover gasket. Very common problem on these motors. Mine had it since the day i bought it in 1999. Depending on how bad it is you should replace the gasket. I drove mine for about 4 years since it only had a bit of oil down there...but if its bad def replace it.
since oil doesn't conduct electricity it doesn't really cause a problem unless the oil is very deep or it has fouled the plugs....
i park my car every winter but don't like to let it sit for over 3-4 weeks without starting it up and getting everything moving...keeps the car in running order anyways
the oil is not in the spark plug wells, but puddled around the spark plugs as if the cylinder is full of oil. maybe i could just remove the plugs and let the car sit. drain the stale gas and replenish with fresh gas. the fact that it'll sometime put around for a few seconds, tells me the motor isn't bad.
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