A little advice needed on tuning the 8V. (2010 GRiSO). I have set the tappets and they were out a fair bit. Started the bike after that and all good. Decided to wash the bike top to bottom and wouldn't start after. Spark plug leads are a bit old and spark was tracking to the head. Dried them all out and bike started again. Took bike for a spin and ran OK. Bit of popping and rough idle. Turned off and went back after 10 mins and it would not start at all. Lot of popping and back fires. Finally got running, but shit at idle. I can still here spark tracking.
I am going to change the spark plugs and caps to NGK SB05E (Thanks for the number Pete) and will put together new wire leads for it.
After this is done however I would like to tune the airflow etc and balance the cylinders as setting the tappets does alter stuff. I know there has been a lot of talk about tuning and balancing.
Has there been a thread (and if so can someone point me to it) on a step by step how to for the balancing and tuning. I will only have to be shown once as it was some time ago (30 years ) when I was tuning my GTR XU1 with a stethoscope.
Mark in NZ