GT750A Oily Middle Plug

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GTNelly
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GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby GTNelly » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:17 pm

Just got my GT750A back on the road after a 5 year lay off

Started and runs just fine but noticed that while the outer spark plugs are a nice light brown colour the middle plug is wet/oily

In addition the middle exhaust to head clamp was a bit loose and oil was running down the front of the engine

I've now fixed the exhaust seal to the engine but where else should I be looking?

Or should I just go and give it a good thrash?

Thanks!

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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby BAZ » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:25 pm

Go for a long ride high speed at light throttle before worrying. large throttle pumps to much oil in.

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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby Alan H » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:52 pm

GTNelly wrote:Or should I just go and give it a good thrash?

Gerronwi'it. Jer need a white stick anorl?
Proof that four strokes are over complicated

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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby PaulD738 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:37 am

Alan H wrote:Gerronwi'it. Jer need a white stick anorl?


Always a caring helpful chap is our Al :roll:
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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby barney01 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:51 am

Might be worth whipping out the SRIS valve and check it's not blocked and keeping the waste oil in the bottom of the crankcase.
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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby GTNelly » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:24 pm

Thanks for the replies

Think a thrash is in order first

How would I check the SRIS valve is working?
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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby BAZ » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:27 pm

When you refit don't overtighten they are delicate...not a major problem if blocked some owners do that deliberately..

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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby barney01 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:23 pm

If you remove the valve soak it in petrol then wipe it and blow into the valve (big hole side) then suck and you should hear/ feel the valve opening and closing. As Baz says it won't stop the engine working but may account for excess oil in the cylinder if the valve is stuck shut.
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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby GTNelly » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:27 pm

Just taken a look at the bike and the valves are buried deep in the crankcase behind exhausts

What's the best way to remove them?

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Re: GT750A Oily Middle Plug

Postby mizzytheman » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:49 pm

With a spanner. :roll:

Sorry couldn’t resist.


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