lean or rich


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inkman
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lean or rich

Post by inkman » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:06 pm



how to tell if your bike is running lean. head pipes are yellow was thinking about having them re chromed but did not want to waste money if it running lean. 1200 goldwing



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Re: lean or rich

Post by virgilmobile » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:02 pm

Look at all 4 plugs...There condition will tell all.
There's even a "How to read your spark plugs" somewhere around here and of course on the web.

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Re: lean or rich

Post by inkman » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:27 pm

thanks i found how to read your spark plugs in the how to articles

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Re: lean or rich

Post by virgilmobile » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:21 pm

So what have you found???
Is it running lean??
How bout some pictures..

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Re: lean or rich

Post by inkman » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:12 pm

have not checked it out yet turned cold again here in il. waiting for it to warm up a little, no heat in garage.

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Re: lean or rich

Post by virgilmobile » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:36 pm

Sorry,I forgot where your at.I've had to run the AC for the last month :D



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