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spark plugs
« on: February 12, 2018, 06:28:38 pm »
Hello all, got a question, does anyone know the correct spark plug socket cup to remove the sparkplug.   All the long spark plug socketsI tried doesn't reach to remove

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 06:35:22 pm »
Did your bike come with a tool kit?  If it did, there should be a socket in the kit.

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 06:40:03 pm »
A very thin wall 3/4” works.
If you don’t have a thin wall, grind one down.

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 08:47:17 pm »
Should be a 16 or 18 mm.
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2018, 01:09:12 am »
Should be a 16 or 18 mm.

Deep socket 18mm is what works for me

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2018, 07:38:11 am »
The Wizard also has Concours specific tool kits available,with the correct plug socket.   The Wizard
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2018, 05:25:14 pm »
thank you

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2018, 08:15:37 pm »
The one that comes in the tool kit Wizard mentioned works perfectly .
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2018, 02:09:53 am »
The Wizard also has Concours specific tool kits available,with the correct plug socket.   The Wizard

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2018, 03:10:31 am »
I am here to help you all cbx4evr, tercopete toolkit forsale for $30+7.15 postage out when I receive order?  Jerry Gaither
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2018, 02:17:38 pm »
I am here to help you all cbx4evr, tercopete toolkit forsale for $30+7.15 postage out when I receive order?  Jerry Gaither

Don’t forget I’m in Canada. Shipping and exchange are killers. Check your PM’s.
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2018, 10:03:24 pm »
i did buy the 18mm and it doesnt go all the way down

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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2018, 09:00:03 am »
 tercopete toolkit forsale for $30+7.15 postage out when I receive order?  Jerry Gaither

 
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Re: spark plugs
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2018, 01:31:48 pm »
Tercopete, doesn't go all the way down because of the sockets outside diameter or not long enough?
If it the outside diameter and it's not making it by a little bit grind the outside down on a grinder. If it's the length you have to use an extension. Put some paper on the end of the extension to get a tight fit between it and the socket.
 I see you are in the Bronx, we are meeting in Seymour Ct today for a meet and greet at noon til 4. If you want to come down I will let you borrow my socket as long as you mail it back when done.
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