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  1. F650 Single Discussion
    Did my first mod this weekend. Dodging the weather, I replaced the spark plug with an Iridium tipped alternative, and changed the plug cap for a plastic NGK unit. Once I'd finished I read a bit of which seems to suggest that the metal 1ohm cap is the best. Oh well. The placebo effect of...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Greetings all - I've been reading forums all day ( etc) and purchased some NGK DPR8EIX9 for my dual spark 04 Dakar. This is my first spark plug change. I couldn't find a definitive answer on whether the stock spark plug caps just go on to these like an OEM plug or if a guy (or girl)...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    you may remember i put a poll on about iridium plugs a wee while ago a good result, so i bought a pair the end is different to the stock plug, i assumed the ends of the stock plugs would just pull off, but they dont - the pull a whole rod out of the plug so, does anyone know where i can get a...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    as i'm going to service my bike soon, i was wondering - are iridium sparkplugs worth buying? dont know anything about them, ya see
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Anyone got any idea of the lifespan (in either time or mileage) of NGK Iridiums? I've had a pair in my ST since Autumn 06, which equates to two riding seasons or about 9kmiles. Just wondering if I should be changing them yet and can't find any hard and fast info on lifespan. Certainly the car...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi, Just got some DR8EIX plugs nice and cheap on eBay, but having managed to get them into the bike, I've realised that their tips aren't the same as the originals - these are very thin (like for my chainsaw and lawnmower, in fact), where are the BMW ones look more like grease nipples. I...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    Has anyone any experience of using the NGK DR8EIX Iridium spark plug on a F650 GS. I will be changing my plug soon and this one has been recomended. :think:
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all - just fitted the aforementioned plugs, and noticed this morning; a) Beaker wouldn't start first time like he always does. Had to turn him over a few times before he caught. b) the bike sounds less smooth than before, in an of course impossible to describe sounding way. c), and maybe...
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