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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-25-2019, 10:00 AM Thread Starter
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Spark Plug Wires?

So, I just received my new coils for my bike. They came with the wires but there is no connection on the end for the spark plug.

Do I have to order these separately?


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Spark Plug Wires?

What bike, you can unscrew some spark plug caps and transfer them, some you canít


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What bike, you can unscrew some spark plug caps and transfer them, some you canít


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Its my 93 VT600C

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You can unscrew the coupling on the end of the old coil and remove the whole wire, did you replace because of bad wires or bad coil


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I have done that a few times, remove the new wire and put the old wire back in place, make sure to clip a 1/8th of the wire to make a new connection


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You can unscrew the coupling on the end of the old coil and remove the whole wire, did you replace because of bad wires or bad coil


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I'm thinking its a bad coil. The rear cylinder gets plenty of fire but the front cylinder sounds like it isn't firing.

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Spark Plug Wires?

As long as the wires arenít worn or broken, should have no problems just swapping the old wires to the new coil, like i said before clip the ends so it makes a new connection


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If you transfer your old end caps measure them first with an ohm meter. They should show about 5000 ohms. If one is burned out you will still have a problem.
Here are some but you may need a couple of straight ones.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Spark-plu...S!-1:rk:1:pf:0


https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-CB750-C...ONL6:rk:3:pf:0

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Well, I decided to check my spark plugs first. I found a fouled plug on the front cylinder. All plugs were black but dry. Replaced the plugs and bike ran fine.

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You rebuild your spark plug wires in the future if needed.


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