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Racers toolbox

Hi forum team racers , if you find any sites that greatly aid in tuning , add the link here.
Dont know how many times i have nutted something out and posted links on the forums but could never find the thread again.

Spark plug chart- http://www.4secondsflat.com/plug_chart.html
Detailed used plug images including sample heat range images


Spark plug heat range identifier- http://www.briskusa.com/spark_plug_c...at_range_chart

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Question- can i spray wd-40 in my ignition,etc

I started searching many pages inside google search and not many answers.
But in terms of on the shelf and works and not much technical data advising not to use it , i guesss wd-40 is the go to product

https://www.wd40company.com/files/pd...ec16952473.pdf

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Appearance: Aerosol—Aerosolized Liquid
Bulk—Liquid
Color: Light (or pale) amber
Odor: Characteristic
Freeze Point/Pour Point: -63˚ C ( -81.4˚ F)( ASTM D-97)
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100˚ F: 2.79 - 2.96cSt
Specific Gravity @ 60˚ F: 0.8-0.82
Boiling Point : 183˚- 187 ˚ C (361˚ F - 369 ˚ F)
Vapor Density: >1
Flash Point: 49˚ C (122˚ F)(Tag Open Cup)
Volatile by volume: 70% - 75%
Lower flammability limit: 0.6%
Upper flammability limit: 8.0%
Vapor Pressure: Aerosol: 95-115 psi @ 21˚ C (70˚F)
Bulk: 1 psi @ 38˚C (100˚F)(ASTM D323)

. It quickly removes adhesives,
corrosion and paint. It displaces moisture to restore water flooded
equipment such as engines, spark plugs and power tools.

Operating Temperature: -10˚ F to 200˚ F
Dielectric Strength: 44,400 - 47,800 Volts
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
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What is dielectric strength of a material?
In physics, the term dielectric strength has the following meanings: Of an insulating material, the maximum electric field that a pure material can withstand under ideal conditions without breaking down (i.e., without experiencing failure of its insulating properties).
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Spark test-Easy to verify.
Somewhat of a guru Slavensracing using a simplified spark test.

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A trick I use to do is tape my timing light to the bars pointing back at me and ride the bike. If the timing light cut out you new that it was an ignition problem. If it's dying and the timing light is still blinking and you have a new plug, then you can start chasing fuel.

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Chain sprocket calculator
Changing sprockets ? , this calc is good because it gives torque vs speed equations.
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2 stroke exhaust powervalve tune
Jeff slavens 2 stroke power valve tune

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Which stroke?

Yes you can check your valve clearance "lash" great.

Are you checking on the TDC stroke or?


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Throttle position sensor -diagnosis and repair (how it works)
Basic to indepth instruction/tutorial for you to figure out how to fix your tps problems



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Mass (air) flow sensor- basics for tuning




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manifold absolute pressure sensor (MAP sensor)- basics to tune



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