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MXTommy77

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  1. MXTommy77

    Eating sparkplugs

    Is it possible to remove the plug cap from the lead? Like on the older 2-strokes?
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    Eating sparkplugs

    No leaks from the carb with the fuel tap on, I am still thinking it might be a carb issue though, maybe the needle is worn giving slightly rich mixture... Or maybe the spark plug cap is worn?
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    Eating sparkplugs

    Piston has about 30 hours on right now all valveclearences are ok and I've checked for moisture in all connectors, a friend of mine suggested the float valve might be worn, but wouldn't that cause fuel leaks when the bike is sitting?
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    Eating sparkplugs

    Hi! I have a 2008 model kawi 450 wich has started to eat spark plugs. If I put in a new spark plug it runs great for a day of riding, I come home wash the bike and do all the nescesarry maintenance, airfilter cleaned and oiled, replace oil and oilfilter if it is time and so on. Then if I go riding the next day the bike starts fine and I go out to the track then the bike is hesitating and wants to quit as soon as I am not on the gas, go in to the pits again and change spark plug and the bike runs fine again. Plug looks pretty good a little black soot on the topside of the plug but nothing on the center electrode. This has got me puzzled... Tried cleaning the carb but it still does the same... I have had the bike since 2008 and it has got about 150 hours , havent changed any carb settings except the idle every now and then, always run premium fuel. Anyone with advice? Thanks/ Tommy
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