Author Topic: Tech Tip: Understand your Spark Plugs  (Read 1548 times)

Offline gsxbarmy

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Understand your Spark Plugs
« on: Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 07:54 pm »
Nothing to do.............all day to do it....I love retirement :lol:

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Re: Understand your Spark Plugs
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday, 04 December 2019, 07:10 am »
Yes agreed, useful to some. Frustrating though isn`t it that with many modern bikes its virtually impossible to access the plugs without either ending up in A&E with lacerations, or, having to take the bike apart - even when using the `right tool`. My old `97 Fireblade comes to mind here.

Interestingly though, those in the know do say that the `new-fangled` type plugs never need maintaining or replacing which is why manufacturers these days don`t need to make plug access easy for us mere mortals, despite a quick plug check being the best way of checking the engines overall `health`!

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Re: Understand your Spark Plugs
« Reply #2 on: Monday, 23 May 2022, 06:18 pm »
I remember an early 90's oil cooled GSXR750 fitted with a GSXR1100 engine.
Changing plugs was easy, once you undid the engine mounts...

 

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