2-40 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Spark Plug Gap Inspection
Measure the gap [A] with a wire-type thickness gauge.
If the gap is incorrect, carefully bend the side electrode
[B] with a suitable tool to obtain the correct gap.
Spark Plug Gap : 0.7 ∼ 0.8 mm (0.028 ∼ 0.031 in.)
Use only the recommended spark plugs (special
marks ). These spark plugs have special marks [C]
on the insulator, as shown. Other spark plugs will
Before lubricating each part, clean off any rusty spots with
rust remover and wipe off any grease, oil, dirt, or grime.
Lubricate the points listed below with indicated lubricant.
Whenever the vehicle has been operated under
wet or rainy conditions, or especially after using a
high-pressure water spray, perform the general lubri-
Pivots: Lubricate with Grease.
Rear Brake Joint Pin
Points: Lubricate with Grease.
Clutch Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends [A]
Throttle Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends
Choke Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends
Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibiter
Lubricate the cables by seeping the oil between the cable
The cable may be lubricated by using a commercially
available pressure cable lubricator with an aerosol cable