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Old 05-19-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
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20k miles on original plugs!

changed my spark plugs yeasterday, and for 20k miles, they were in pretty good shape... iridium is pretty fkn kewl... i thought theyd be gone, but i never had a miss or anything
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Old 05-20-2009, 09:44 AM   #2
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the original plugs didnt burn through? most are iridium...
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:05 AM   #3
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Wow. I change mine every 8K and notice that the engine is a little crisper when I do it. But then I don't use the iridiums either.
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i dont let mine get past 10k at the most. after 10k and I changed them it made a world of difference
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Old 05-20-2009, 01:30 PM   #5
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hey, my bikes perf did improve to what its sposed to be... im just sayin the old ones looked ok... ive seen platinums in cars where the platinum is gone, with a hole in the insulator where its sposed to be
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I've got the original plug (singular) on my KLR650 and I'm pushing 25,000 miles.
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hey, my bikes perf did improve to what its sposed to be... im just sayin the old ones looked ok... ive seen platinums in cars where the platinum is gone, with a hole in the insulator where its sposed to be
Even if they look good the resistance still breaks down. Mine look perfectly fine when I take them out, but I can tell the new ones are better as soon as I start the bike. Even the Iridiums are prone to this. They may last longer than the conventional plugs but they will eventually start to go.
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