wet oily spark plug

Hey all,

I replaced my spark plug yesterday for the first time in about a half a year. It came out real nasty looking and I’m wondering if this is normal short i replace them more frequently?

a little information on the build.

it’s a minarelli V1

15mm sha

80cc polini

peoples pipe

all ports matched

i usually do a 50:1 oil mix

the bike runs really well but if anyone know a anything about how to fix this, or if it’s just normal anything would be helpful

thanks!!

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Uhhhh, did you clean out the engine completely when you port matched? some of those bits look a little shinny

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Jack Bartow /

I thought so, but must have missed quite a bit there. good eye!

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If it is metal, do a full rebuild, not worth seizing the bottom end, if metal flakes are on the plug, they are also in the bearings. Good luck

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I can't see the pict.

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Jack Bartow /

hopefully this link works.

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BTW , that^ plug looks way too rich , to me .

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looks sooty, like its burning oil, is it smoking a ton? like look in the rear view mirror and u can see a cloud? is tranny oil low?

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Is that metal? or is that just the sheen from oil

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Jack Bartow /

the exhaust looks fine there’s a bit of smoke that’s come from the outside of the pipe when it’s warming up.

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Jack Bartow /

I thought it was oil. i can’t think of any reason metal shards were able to get ahead of the piston.

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intake ports/ transfers

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