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this is my last question... how do you take out the spark plugs... either my sockets are too big or too small... what is the right size socket? is it special?

what are some of yalls favorite spark plug? what heat range?
 

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I use the spark plug removal tool that came with the tool kit--with the bike. I never have used a socket. I also use the stock NGK plug for my gixxer when replacing them. Not sure of the heat, but run a hot plug if that helps.

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you need a 5/8" or 16mm socket for the spark plugs.

for a few bucks you can pick up the right size spark plug socket from sears......it has rubber on the inside so that the socket doesn't damage the ceramic, and it 'grips' the spark plug for easy removal and installation.
 

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Originally posted by jeff:
you need a 5/8" or 16mm socket for the spark plugs.

for a few bucks you can pick up the right size spark plug socket from sears......it has rubber on the inside so that the socket doesn't damage the ceramic, and it 'grips' the spark plug for easy removal and installation.
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">And this is why we call Jeff "The Resident Guru."
Take his word, we all have at one time or another!! And get the rubber insert thingie, comes in handy!
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Ive got a spare sparki-socket here


Either NGK CR9E or DEnso U27ESR-N will be fine


Ive used both with no noticeable diff b\t them

0.7-0.8mm gap

KaTz

[ 09-01-2002, 01:17 AM: Message edited by: KaTz ]
 

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I use CR9E, never had anyproblems with the. I have decided to change spark plugs in every service with the money I save using the K&N filter. Will change oil every 2000 miles and oil/oil filter in every service. As the bike has completed 11,000 miles, I think it needs more love and care now.
 

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Try a CR9EK they give you a better burn...

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Yea it has two grounds... You would gap each side just like a normal plug..


John
 
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