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Borrow a compression tester or fitting?

I'd like to to a compression and leak down test on the old bike. I have a gauge, but don't have the adapter for motorcycle plugs.

Would anyone be willing to loan me the adapter or a gauge with the right one for the SV?

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greg i have one that will probably work(i made it), whats the diameter of the plugs that go on an sv?

od of the thread on mine is 10mm
made from a NGK cr8hsa

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I believe I have what you need, although I have never done as SV before.




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I have a compression tester as well with multiple attachments.
A size or bringing a spark plug would verify.

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I may have what ya need, I may have done this before.LOL

You'll have to bring the bike to my place though.

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Hf , $20.

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This is one of them

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greg i have one that will probably work(i made it), whats the diameter of the plugs that go on an sv?
od of the thread on mine is 10mm
made from a NGK cr8hsa
Maybe I'll do that this weekend. Make one that is. Since I have the gauge, I just need to make an adapter.

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I may have what ya need, I may have done this before.LOL You'll have to bring the bike to my place though.
If only you weren't so far.

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Hf , $20.
I bought and returned one there already. It didn't have the right size.

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They should have a complete set with every adapter .

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they do... the adpter in the hf set doesnt fit down the plug well on bikes

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Just blow really hard through the spark plug hole. If your ears don't pop rebuild the fucker.

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Just blow really hard through the spark plug hole. If your ears don't pop rebuild the fucker.
That what happened to your hearing?

PM if you got any really cheap huggers or sprocket carriers / cush drives

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http://www.harborfreight.com/compres...kit-66216.html

This one has 10mm adapter

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The 10mm fitting will screw onto the hose.

I'd love to be an ass and laugh at the fact that it will get stuck down in there if you don't duct tape it to the hose fitting.

I don't want to sound like a know it all and share all my tricks so I'm not going to tell you this.

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The 10mm fitting will screw onto the hose.

I'd love to be an ass and laugh at the fact that it will get stuck down in there if you don't duct tape it to the hose fitting.

I don't want to sound like a know it all and share all my tricks so I'm not going to tell you this.
Whatever. I dare you to share more secrets and make me look dumb. Can't be done!

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Stuart Moore loaned me his leak down tester. Looks like that. A spark plug end, welded on to a metal tube, welded to an air compressor quick connect.

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Be sure to have a good grip on the machine while applying psi.

In gear with a 2x4 through the rear wheel.above the swingarm.

careful Greg.

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Be sure to have a video camera on a the machine while applying psi.


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the brass peice in the middle is a check valve to hold pressure so you can see what the cyl is developing, its of no use as a leak down though

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this has potential
No kidding it could be quite a show.

The circus is in town ya know.Invite your friends,you could charge admission.

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