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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #15 on: Nov 25, 2012, 08:08:21 PM »
With the tank removed, I don't have any problems changing the plugs, even on the rear cylinder. ;)
On that rear right one Or the side of a passenger car . What do you use to get it off ? I had my tank off and had to use a 17mm wrench and the plug wrench that came with it to get it off.

Just used one of these 3/8 swivle joints between the spark plug socket and the 6 inch extension


;D  That swivel head made a world of difference. I Even could use my torque wrench to torque the plugs. I had a little problem with the plugs a while back that swivel was a major time saver. Being i took them things off just about every couple of days
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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #16 on: Nov 25, 2012, 08:45:02 PM »
ya ain't it nice to have the right tools  ;D
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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #17 on: Nov 26, 2012, 06:02:38 AM »
this should be in everyone tool box..


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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #18 on: Nov 26, 2012, 10:11:24 AM »
I don't have the mirror, but I have a flash light with an flexible, extendable rod that has a magnet on the end of it.  The dental mirror is not a bad idea.

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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #19 on: Nov 26, 2012, 12:11:20 PM »
i believe it was autozone that had the magnet tipped grabber, (one of those claw machine types) with a tiny led light on the end cheap like 10 bucks.. works nice.. this is one of those kinda topics thats common sense that we ALL forget and needs to be brought back up now and again... i always check, fast look over but always check for "crap" in the wells from a "oops" long ago on a inline kawa... this and a always always a dab of dieletric grease on the plug ends...

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Re: Changing spark plugs A BIG WORD OF CAUTION!
« Reply #20 on: Nov 26, 2012, 04:21:48 PM »
ya ain't it nice to have the right tools  ;D
Thats the truth 8) 8)  . Makes a job that was takin to long . Less than a hour job.
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