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
 
HomePublicationsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Plugs

Go down 
AuthorMessage
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Plugs   Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:58 pm

need to do a basic service on my victory, so ordered plugs, oil and filter.

On the American Vic forum, there was a link to a few vids, and they were recommending dialectric  grease on the spark plug electrodes and on its rubber boot. Anyone here do that?
He also put anti sieze compound on the thread (I guess like copper grease)

Any thoughts?
Back to top Go down
peardrop3
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Wed Apr 12, 2017 7:07 pm

Nah bit of Vaseline & some copper slip on the threads that's all I do. Diaretic grease eh? now I've heard it all! sssmily dogsb
Back to top Go down
Twojobmick
Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:53 pm

Diabetic Grease ...... is that a reference to fat John Travolta nowadays ?lol!
Back to top Go down
simbo
.. Mechanical Tart .. .. Site Moderator ..
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:10 pm

I agree with Peter  thumup  Don't forget your front tyre  Very Happy
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:19 pm

Cheers, and thanks for the tyre reminder. Emailed Howard's in stockport who fitted the rear.... that was 2 days ago... never even replied. So I shall be going somewhere else.
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:10 pm



Well they certainly needed changing!!  First time I've done them on this bike.... pretty accessible (no tank off required). But the air filters a different story... that can wait!

Ps, bloke at work with the Busa is obsessed with using a torque wrench on every item on the bike.

Didn't have a torque wrench, so just nipped them up. Firm, without going mad. I figured if you need a torque wrench for a spark plug, why do standard bike tool kits (like the Intruder) come with a basic pressed metal jobbie




SaveSave

SaveSave
Back to top Go down
Twojobmick
Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:05 am

I use a torque wrench where I can Mal ........ quality control on Jap stuff can be iffy, especially threads in to alloys etc ..... just safer that's all ( as long as the torque wrench is calibrated ! )
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:51 am

Dielectric grease is an electrical insulator, you would use it in the rubber boot to prevent moisture incursion.
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Plugs   Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:47 am

Looking at the old ones, they needed some of that!
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Plugs   

Back to top Go down
 
Plugs
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Engine wont turn over with spark plugs in.
» Briggs and Stratton 14hp Vangaurd twin won't fire the spark plugs.
» Lets talk about spark plugs
» Im having trouble starting my 14 hp I/C OHV motor.
» How do I check if I'm getting spark?

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: Engine, Gears & clutch Maintanance-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» hi all
by OldManYam Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:39 pm

» Ideas 2001 VL800
by Wiggo Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:24 pm

» Innovv K2 cameras fitted to C800
by peardrop3 Wed Nov 07, 2018 2:04 pm

» Sachs Roadster 800
by adilmon Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:15 pm

» Clutch Lever Problem
by Badger Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:41 pm

» Custom Suzuki Intruder 800 by Northworks motorcycles
by onion1892 Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:15 pm

» naked jugs
by mally Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:58 am

» Sachs Roadster 800 porn
by adilmon Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:30 pm

» Hi Everyone
by peardrop3 Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:19 pm

» Short Exhaust
by Bluesman Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:34 pm

» Hello from Cambridge
by fat intruder Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:25 pm

» Hello from Canada
by fat intruder Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:24 pm

» Handling VS800gl 1992 front wheel size change?
by fat intruder Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:16 pm

» Hallo from greece
by ardie Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:40 pm

» Hi everyone!
by peardrop3 Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:01 pm

» Elecrical issue
by ardie Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:43 pm

» Sidestand switch faulty?
by Moggie Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:14 pm

» Ignition problem VL800 K5
by Badger Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:58 pm

» Year of mamufacture
by jder Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:19 am

» Amazing Trip in the Rocky Mountains, Enjoy.
by cheekyscouser Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:46 am

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