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Do not gap, do not clean (or even remove) Iridium and Platinum tipped spark plugs – the only “maintenance” is replacement

Not gapping plugs is hard to get used to, but you should not gap Iridium and Platinum tipped spark plugs.  The Iridium or Platinum is only a coating, and is easily damaged. Iridium and Platinum tipped spark plugs Do not … Continue reading

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Maintenance and mods done to my 2002 Virago 250

Added three LED rear brake light/running lights (Signal Dynamics, tmiledtechnology, and the 3.9 x 2.1 inch light described in my August 15 blog).  Most bikes have insufficient rear lighting so I believe that you should increase the brightness of your … Continue reading

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