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Re: [turbobike] Plugs

Rick (gsxr1100@ptw.com)
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 20:01:33 -0700

You might be running a little lean
What kind of system are you running?
is it fuel injected?
I use torquemaster http://www.torquemaster.com/ sparkplugs and haven't had a
problem but I only go up to 26PSI of boost.........

Turbo Rick
350HP Turbo GSXR1100 Street bike
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> Hello,
> I have a turbo Blackbird and seem to be going through plugs.
> Currently, when I ride the beast on low boost, which is everyday use, I
> pump gas.  When I want balls to the walls, it's VP's C-16 in a 50/50 mix.
> I generally run High Boost about once a month.  What I am noticing is that
> the bike tends to pick up sputters during low boost that really aren't
> there in high boost.  However, to fix these, I just replace the plugs.  I
> have had to replace the plugs after a tankful of pump gas.  Seeing that
> these are the friggin platinum plugs, $36 for the plugs and $6 for the gas
> each time is not that economical.  Anyone have any ideas?
> dave