Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
HomeRegisterLog in

Share | 

 Spark plug Cap

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
Valued VIP Member

PostSubject: Spark plug Cap   Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:25 pm

When I first bought the VX she was not running very well so one of the things I changed were the Spark Plug Caps, I bought a pair of NGK ones (XD05F NGK Spark Plug Cap [8072] Black 102° Elbow) but they are hardly long enough, but I fitted them anyway.
Every time I wash the bike she misfires and runs rough until warmed through. So I thought I would buy a new set of Plug Caps and 2m of HT Lead, now the Suzuki Caps are over £30 for the pair, sod that, I am being a tight sod at the moment as I have just bought a new pair of boots for me and a new pair of boots for the VX, so has any one bought a different make of cap that are longer than the NGK ones but do not cost a fortune. I also presume the standard copper core HT lead is ok or is the carbon core one better?
Back to top Go down
Doc Cox
The Nutty Professor

PostSubject: Re: Spark plug Cap   Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:09 pm

Hi Andrew, I am very surprised you have a misfire problem with NGK plug caps, these are normally the best you can buy, if the bike came as standard with copper core cables keep them as copper conducts a spark voltage better than carbon core, but check and see if the standard ones are carbon core as there is a chance of damaging your coils or ECU if someone has changed them to copper cables, when fitting new caps and cables it is a good idea to put a good wadge of vasaline inside the cap where it goes onto the plug and where the cable screws into the cap plus some where it goes into the coil this will stop any water getting in, also buy a good quality cable as a lot of the cheaper ones break down under the high voltage of modern ignition systems, hope these tips help, regards Doc Cox,
Back to top Go down

PostSubject: Re: Spark plug Cap   Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:17 pm

I use car spark plug leads works a treat
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content

PostSubject: Re: Spark plug Cap   

Back to top Go down
Spark plug Cap
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
» Group Buy: Magnecor R100 Spark Plug Wres
» LT1 / LS1 Spark Plug Info
» Exhaust manifold/spark plug shields.
» Spark plug wires
» spark plug

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: General Electrical Modifications, Help & Information.-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of member bikes.
Latest topics
» Clutch and poor running query
by Sachster Today at 7:52 am

» hi all from east yorkshire
by Twojobmick Today at 1:35 am

» New bike
by Bluesman Yesterday at 4:40 pm

» Hi - I've bought a Sachs
by simbo Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:59 pm

» Indicator wiring issues...
by Dj_Star Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:55 pm

» Fitting Guide for 2" Lowering bones to C or M800
by Diggedy Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:48 pm

» Bladed Wheels
by peardrop3 Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:30 pm

» help universal tachometer install
by aslexx Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:24 am

» Mechanic - Custom builder
by hawktheslayer Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:42 pm

» VZ800 Marauder Fender and Ape Hanger
by brunho Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:34 pm

» Howdy from county Durham
by johnboss Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:02 am

» Hello...
by Keyring Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:18 pm

» VX800 Forward Footrest (Highway Pegs)
by peardrop3 Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:02 pm

» Indicator fitment
by hawktheslayer Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:11 pm

» Evening
by ardie Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:24 pm

» rejetting
by peardrop3 Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:06 pm

» Oh Hi Oh
by katsd Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:57 am

» Hello from ON Canada
by katsd Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:56 am

» Anyone fitted Givi panniers?
by NunoV Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:23 am

» Front wheel fitments
by G.Terence Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:37 pm

Log in
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password