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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-28-2012, 11:59 PM Thread Starter
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New NGK Iridium Spark Plugs, not fitting Spark Plug Cables

NGK Iridium DPR7EIX-9 plugs= I got these plugs in today and went to put them in and on the first one I tried to put the Spark Plug wire on and it will not fit, want even come close. The tipped end that fits in the Spark Plug Wire is a bit larger than the tipped end on the old plug. Is there a set of plug wires that I should have bought? Thanks for any and all help.

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30,000 miles and counting
Castrol GTX 10w-40
WIX- Gold oil filter Pt.#1356 @ Napa Auto supply $8.00
Seafoam-2 oz. to every other tank of gas @ Napa-$10
Yuasa M/F battery- YTX14AHL-BS
Lubed Splines- Moly EP Grease, 1lb. tub $3.49-Autozone Pt.#561753
Sprayed U-joint with Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease- $3.99 Autozone Pt.# 828796
Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 Gear Oil $5.99- Autozone Pt.#991558
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs, $8.99(x4)=$35.96 Autozone Pt.#088394.
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The tips screw off! Look at them again. :-). Trust me

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The tips screw off! Look at them again. :-). Trust me
+1 Unscrew the tips on the ends that the cables attach to.

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DOH!!!!! I am an idiot. Can rebuild an engine and this is what got me. I do not believe it. Thanks.

1986 Vulcan 750
30,000 miles and counting
Castrol GTX 10w-40
WIX- Gold oil filter Pt.#1356 @ Napa Auto supply $8.00
Seafoam-2 oz. to every other tank of gas @ Napa-$10
Yuasa M/F battery- YTX14AHL-BS
Lubed Splines- Moly EP Grease, 1lb. tub $3.49-Autozone Pt.#561753
Sprayed U-joint with Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease- $3.99 Autozone Pt.# 828796
Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 Gear Oil $5.99- Autozone Pt.#991558
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs, $8.99(x4)=$35.96 Autozone Pt.#088394.
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Glad it was something simple that didn't cost you any money.

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Yep, They fit perfectly. Thank yall. Any recommendations on better spark plug wires? I am sure mine are as factory as the spark plugs that came out of the bike. I can't believe there is no major damage in the engine given the previous owner's lack of maintenance and care, though he did have 2 dirt bikes in the shed next to the Vulcan and they looked like hell. I got really lucky.

1986 Vulcan 750
30,000 miles and counting
Castrol GTX 10w-40
WIX- Gold oil filter Pt.#1356 @ Napa Auto supply $8.00
Seafoam-2 oz. to every other tank of gas @ Napa-$10
Yuasa M/F battery- YTX14AHL-BS
Lubed Splines- Moly EP Grease, 1lb. tub $3.49-Autozone Pt.#561753
Sprayed U-joint with Liquid Wrench White Lithium Grease- $3.99 Autozone Pt.# 828796
Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 Gear Oil $5.99- Autozone Pt.#991558
NGK Iridium IX Spark Plugs, $8.99(x4)=$35.96 Autozone Pt.#088394.
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