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Unexpected passenger

Post by WingAdmin » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:42 am



I was changing the plugs on my GL1500 this past week and found something interesting.

The plug wells are closed up - nothing can get in there, because the plug boots seal them:
Plug boot
Plug boot
I always blow out the plug wells before removing the plugs, to make sure there isn't any dirt or debris that can fall into the engine:
Blow out plug well
Blow out plug well
I then check to make sure they are clear - however, on this one, I could see something in there:
Something in the plug well
Something in the plug well
I used some long needle nose pliers and pulled it out, and found this little guy:
Crispy bee
Crispy bee
Crispy bee
Crispy bee
I have no idea how he got down in there, but he's been baked to a crisp!



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Re: Unexpected passenger

Post by virgilmobile » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:11 am

It is odd place. I usually cook my snacks near the exhaust. :D

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Re: Unexpected passenger

Post by Fiberthree » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:40 pm

And you didn't hear any buzzing coming from that cylinder? :lol:
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