I never thought that possible.
I’m waiting for my Sumax Thundervolt 10.4mm spark plug wires to be delivered. Especially since when I went to change the spark plugs the connectors broke off the old wires and stayed on the old spark plugs! You can imagine my frustration when that happened since I hadn’t gotten the new wires yet!
Out of desperation to ride I got my needle nose pliers and reattached the broken connectors to the new spark plugs and jammed the old wires back onto them. Can you believe it actually started? I didn’t! That’s when I noticed the idle was much lower than before. Even with the poor spark plug wire connection! So of course I went for a little ride. Surprisingly it ran pretty good. At times better, other times slightly sluggish, but overall better. It’s a good thing rain is in the forecast for the next few days until the new spark plug wires are due to arrive (they aren’t available until June 21st). Otherwise I would be a little leery about the performance.
It’s amazing what one will do to ride...