79 GL1 Plugs


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79 GL1 Plugs

Postby tommydog » Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:11 pm



The plugs that was n the bike i jus bought I went 2 a parts store 2 get another set told her what it was she said it was 4 a Kawasaki what plug & gap do i need ty



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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby dingdong » Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:50 pm

The plugs are NGK D8EA and the gap is .024 to .028. Lots of Japanese bikes use the same spark plug.
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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby tommydog » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:23 pm

dingdong wrote:The plugs are NGK D8EA and the gap is .024 to .028. Lots of Japanese bikes use the same spark plug.


NGK 2120 thats the same plug correct ? & ty again

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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby dingdong » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:16 am

Yes they are the same.
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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby Fred Camper » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:53 pm

Good link here regarding plugs from Randakk's;
http://www.randakks.com/TechTip10.htm

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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby tommydog » Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:57 am

I been ridein the bike this mornin its still spittin a lil but it runs good & idles good as usual i have found a few other problems but it is runnin & i ty all 4 the help

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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby Fred Camper » Sat Aug 27, 2011 1:36 pm

Sounds like you should balance the carbs next.

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Re: 79 GL1 Plugs

Postby tommydog » Sat Aug 27, 2011 5:26 pm

Fred Camper wrote:Sounds like you should balance the carbs next.



Yea 1 side is doin the spitin im gonna change the plugs 1st cause they been n there through the 2nd time i put the carb on & started it a few times idk if that will help but there is what im gonna do & tyvm. The speedometer is not workin either & its hard as ever 2 get n 2 neutral ??? ty again




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