how do you check plug colour

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  1. severedcorps

    severedcorps New Member

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    where am I supposed to be looking for the tan/beige colour indicating the bike is not running too rich or too lean?

    when i take my sparkplug cap off where am i looking for this colour?
     
  2. corgi1

    corgi1 New Member

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    On the center porcilin part of the plug where the spark happens inside the engine
     
  3. severedcorps

    severedcorps New Member

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    do i have to unscrew anything?
     
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    severedcorps New Member

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    because ijust pull the cap off and its a white porcelain peice
     
  5. Pablo

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    You'll need to remove the spark plug from the head with a spark plug socket.
     
  6. KinHell

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    take your plug out your engine...
     
  7. severedcorps

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    ohhhh ok that makes so much sense

    I don't have a spark plug socket, unfortunately i don't have access to many tools right now..
     
  8. killercanuck

    killercanuck New Member

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    Canadian Tire sells those double end brass looking sockets for use with a little L-bar(comes as 2-peice) for less than $10. Just don't take it out when the engine is hot! Oh, and don't over-torque it when you put it back in, it's an aluminium head remember.

    gl.
     
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    or ask the neighbor
     

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