Water in front cylinder.
randygrein at comcast.net
Wed Jan 2 21:55:43 PST 2008
Damn Greg - you're in Seattle too?
My '99 got swamped a few times racing until I put up an ugly duct tape
dam to cover the plug. Not recommended for a street bike. The '02
seems more waterproof, something about the fender I think.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
On Jan 2, 2008, at 1:29 PM, Greg Maust wrote:
> It's not a reliable problem in my experience, either. I rode my 2000
> day living in Seattle, and I went a year and a half before it did it
> to me
> when I hit a few too many puddles during one biblical winter storm
> (here's a
> tip - don't hit the deep part of the puddles on purpose). Then it
> another year+, in very heavy rain at times, without ever doing it,
> until I
> ate too much truck spray on the interstate in a nasty storm front in
> the mid
> Gregory Maust
>> This turned out to be water in the front spark plug.
>> Very odd for me. I'd always heard tales of this, but I used to
>> ride my
>> '02 in the rain religiously and it simply never affected me.
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