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Eddieb
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  • Town/City: Tauranga
  • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
  • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

Had a great weekend away at the Farewell Summer/Fuck the Black Dog overnighter but that trip totally shagged the chain so it’s time to give the mighty DR a big birthday again.

I started working on the DR on Saturday, pulled the tank and gave the carb a quick clean and pulled the plugs for a look. That was all I was good for and I spent Sunday in bed and only just made it through work today. Somedays I can do a bit and some days the smallest effort can wipe me out for days.

The plugs didn’t look too bad but the gaps definately need checking. Also when I the plug cap off the inner plug there was virutally no resistance, it seems the cap needs a bit of tightening where it clamps onto the plug.