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by RBGERSON
Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Anti freeze leak !
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Anti freeze leak !

check YOUR BATTERY FOR GOOD CHARGE UNDER LOAD..WEAK BATTERER OR charging system/wiring could cause the miss..
by RBGERSON
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Anti freeze leak !
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Anti freeze leak !

Not water pump that's a weep hole up front on the 2/4 side. But you may have a leak from the water tubes on top of the engine that are leaking down into the weep holes in the head..and dripping out the bottom of the head. especially if the bike is on the center stand and level??? Or yes could be a h...
by RBGERSON
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Rear Wheel Alignment
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: Rear Wheel Alignment

Check a parts fiche for the pieces that shoudl be there and see if youi have them all..the spacer is the piece that could change things.
by RBGERSON
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Oil pickup strainer cover.
Replies: 4
Views: 92

Re: GL1100 Oil pickup strainer cover.

some loosen the frame bolts at the bottom and spread the frame a bit with a long pry bar or wedge it open a bit with wood shims..safer way to do it.
by RBGERSON
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A USED 1800
Replies: 6
Views: 214

THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A USED 1800

I currently own a 1500 and have had all the Gl's 75-83 and 95-98. Do all my own work.

So on the 1800's specifically 2007, 115,000 miles.. anything to watch for..check.. I haven't a glue.
by RBGERSON
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Oil filter confusion
Replies: 9
Views: 227

Re: Oil filter confusion

The 1500's use a screw on like that second one and lots of small cars. I think Honda still sells the correct filter...cartridge type. Or Randakks sells an adapter so you can use screw-ons with the 1000's or 1100's..many like the convenience
by RBGERSON
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: lcd display
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: lcd display

And intercomm too....
by RBGERSON
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Busted lower cowls
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Busted lower cowls

It;s not plastic it's ABS..use ABS cement to repair and ABS "plastic" to reinforce..the black plumbing pipe is ABS, you can buy sheets of ABs on line; and that's the cement you should use black ABS
by RBGERSON
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Question about timing
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: Question about timing

yep, I would..all that work... valves are easy to check so make it perfect.
by RBGERSON
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: gl1100 heads
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: gl1100 heads

80 to 83 all interchange..w/o issues..Ie they fit and work..
by RBGERSON
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Left side fairing deflector or chickens teath
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: Left side fairing deflector or chickens teath

go to a breaker..got one local???
by RBGERSON
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Altenative fix for the shifter shaft issue
Replies: 10
Views: 346

Re: Altenative fix for the shifter shaft issue

OK I read your post/fix.. Gave me another idea..re welding to a bearing is not a good idea...so what if I used your idea of a pipe shaft to hold the bearing. Find a bearing that fits the shaft AND a pipe that fits the outer race of the bearing. Weld the pipe to the exhaust protector in exactly the r...
by RBGERSON
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: CARB SYNC USING SINGLE VACUUM GAUGE
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: CARB SYNC USING SINGLE VACUUM GAUGE

Seems fairly simple four tubes going to a four spot manifold with a cut off on each of the four tubes..open one at a time???? or four tubes each with a cutoff valve and just plug each into the gauge in turn not too hard to pop the tubes off and on??? Could be made with just tubing, five "T" connecto...
by RBGERSON
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: charging
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: charging

easy check meter on the battery at 750 rpm's charging at 12v's +/- a bit..at 3,000 13.5 +/- if yoiu don't get those numbers stator is suspect..or regulator..of wiring to
by RBGERSON
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Nasty spark plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: Nasty spark plugs

Put new plugs in and run her for 100 miles..and look again..could be rust from moister in the cylinders, a little rich when last ridden??

If she only clicks with all the plugs out..other issues..shorter starter, bad battery/cell, bad solenoid..
by RBGERSON
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Altenative fix for the shifter shaft issue
Replies: 10
Views: 346

Altenative fix for the shifter shaft issue

I was looking at my shifter, it is loose..wiggles a fair bit..so I was was looking into the bracket device that cyclemax sells. But then it occurred to me if one could weld a bearing into the opening in the header shield flush with the outer skin it would stabilize the shifter arm, you'd have a bear...
by RBGERSON
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: FLOAT NEEDLE VALVE
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: FLOAT NEEDLE VALVE

Let us know how it goes..interesting solution!!!!!
by RBGERSON
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Oil and coolant
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Oil and coolant

Two years for water AND brake fluids..oil every 3,000 but after sitting for a year acids can build up..so bestg to change but not the end of the world if yoiu wait for another 1,000 miles or so..take a look at it if it's totall black change now if not....
by RBGERSON
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE
Replies: 315
Views: 20501

Re: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE

Had one but just sold it..sorrry..
by RBGERSON
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Painting Plastics on 96 GL1500
Replies: 8
Views: 457

Re: Painting Plastics on 96 GL1500

That looks like a winner..!!!!
by RBGERSON
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: New 1100 owner
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: New 1100 owner

READ and do before you split..splitting cases is a last resort and may not be needed After doing the below and riding it easy for a couple of hundred miles and doing an oil change or two within 500 miles you might be good to go for a long time. IMHO http://www.randakksblog.com/starting-a-gl1000-afte...
by RBGERSON
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: BULB REPLACEMENT
Replies: 1
Views: 157

BULB REPLACEMENT

One of my "side" lights is out in my headlight 1998 assembly Honda replacement #16

BULB (12V 5W)
34306-SH3-003 (replaces 34306-MN5-701)

Anyone have an alternative..better, cheaper, less draw..etc. etc.
by RBGERSON
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 Front Cowl glued to inner panel
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: GL1100 Front Cowl glued to inner panel

If you mean the front fairing yep it's glues together not supposed to be taken apart..maybe a heat gun and patience???
by RBGERSON
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE
Replies: 315
Views: 20501

Re: LOTS OF GL 1000 AND 1100 PARTS FOR SALE

Generally carbs don't leak unless they have a bad gasket or o ring . .OR the floats are set totally wrong. . to low and flood the bowl continuously..Check your float settings!! PS the only real sure replacement that works is randakk's kit. but it is $$ compare to the knock offs but fix it once corre...