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Old 04-20-2017, 10:22 PM   #61
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Ok... I am confused. As far as I know, DR8ES is a spark plug with internal 5 kiloohm resistor. If that is correct than I dont understand why all of my spark plug connectors have 5 kiloohm resistance. Those should be zero resistance because spark plug itself has built in resistor.


did I understood something wrong or did previous owner seriously messed up that poor bike?
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:42 PM   #62
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The manual states the correct resistance. The boot have a resistor and the plugs are resistive plugs.
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:28 AM   #63
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But manual states that I should have 12 to 18 kiloohms plug cap to plug cap. My ignition coils measure 15k without caps. If each cap is 5 kiloohms, then it is impossible to get 12 to 18 kiloohms like the manual says.
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Old 04-21-2017, 08:19 AM   #64
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Then something is out of spec.
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:18 AM   #65
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Yes. I think plug caps are. Those should probably be low resistance or no resistance.
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Old 04-23-2017, 10:59 AM   #66
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I have fixed my ignition circuit and it was a mess. I honestly dont know how that bike was working the whole time.


Anyway, today I have discovered that my two spark plugs dont work, one is throwing spark at the side below electrodes (looks bizare), and only one is working properly (tested on all four cables). What baffles me is the fact that those are 300 miles spark plugs... Basically new. How is that even possible?
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Old 04-24-2017, 08:42 AM   #67
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Finally!


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Old 04-28-2017, 02:34 PM   #68
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It never ends.

Today I have finally test drive that damn thing and all was good until bike warmed up and I needed to stop at red light. At First bike was idling at 1300 rpm and after few seconds it started to drop and finally died. I was unable to start it again without throttle.

There is no leaks and fuel delivery is ok. Unless someone has any other suggestions, I would say that carbs need cleaning again.
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Since throttle introduces air, it Sounds like fuel in the oil...or flooding..have you sealed the tank? Is there any rust in there?
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I can see some rust on one small area in the tank.


I am quite sure that there is no fuel in oil. The fact is that it is running too rich when idling. Why is running too rich? God knows. I think best course of action is to clean tank and carbs.
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