Water in front cylinder.

Randy Grein 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  
> every
> 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  
> went
> 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
> west.
>
> Gregory Maust
>
>
> <snip>
>> 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.
>> <snip>
>>



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