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try this next time

Postby littlebeaver » Tue Apr 14, 2015 6:54 pm



Next time you are rotating the crankshaft, don't remove the spark plugs all the way out, there's no need :shock: just loosen them up well.... I tried this the last time I was adjusting the valves,,, seems to work well.... :D



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Re: try this next time

Postby cbx4evr » Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:15 pm

Yep, that's the way I've always done it unless I need to replace the plugs.
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Re: try this next time

Postby littlebeaver » Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:24 pm

It should be known then... It works just fine..

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Re: try this next time

Postby tom84std » Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:44 pm

There's usually at least a little dirt or debris settled around the plug body. Loosening them enough to bleed the air but not removing them would prevent that dirt from finding it's way into the cylinders.

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Re: try this next time

Postby littlebeaver » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:19 pm

OMG you guys wouldn't believe the crap that settled down in my Kawasaki voyagers engine...My goodness it took me 20 minute each cylinder to clean out around the plugs then I used a air compress and hose and a shop vac to get it clean just so I can remove the plugs,, Here ya go...See what I mean
1/2" deep of crap.  I even found a 15 amp fuse lol
1/2" deep of crap. I even found a 15 amp fuse lol




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