79 GL1 Plugs


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tommydog
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79 GL1 Plugs

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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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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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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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Yes they are the same.
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Good link here regarding plugs from Randakk's;
http://www.randakks.com/TechTip10.htm
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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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Sounds like you should balance the carbs next.
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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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