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stevezxr400
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spark plug removal

Post by stevezxr400 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:07 pm

hi there .i have a zxr 400 and want to change the spark plugs as they havent been done in about 10 years but i cant find where they can someone please help ??

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Re: spark plug removal

Post by RedexRobB » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:07 am

Whip the tank and air box off and voila! All the access you need. Check the manual if your still stuck :smt002

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Re: spark plug removal

Post by stevezxr400 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:32 am

thanks mate ive found them took them out and notice 2 of my ht leads have fallen apart .im sure u can recap them but not sure how to do this

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Re: spark plug removal

Post by banner001 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:46 pm

buy 1-2m of 7mm HT lead.

pull the HT lead off the coil, and 'unscrew' it from the cap.

repeat in reverse.
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Re: spark plug removal

Post by stevezxr400 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:14 pm

they have fallen out of the end where u push on to the spark plug .i can see a little cork screw fing inside but cant get the wire back around it confuddled

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Re: spark plug removal

Post by RedexRobB » Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:25 am

All you need to do is screw the ht lead onto the thread.

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Re: spark plug removal

Post by banner001 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:50 pm

if you are re-using the old HT lead, you will need to trim ~5mm of the old lead off in order to give you a "fresh" bit of lead to use to screw into the spark plug cap.
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Re: spark plug removal

Post by stevezxr400 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:26 pm

thanks for ya help guys i will give it a go and let ya know how i get on

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