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by sanford
Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Gassy Smell
Replies: 18
Views: 2352

Re: Gassy Smell

Have that same problem with my 88 wing . Normal cold starts bike fires right up at no throttle but after riding for awhile and bike sits and I smell gas. When I restart I have to hold throttle 1/2 open, I think it is a float not seating and is flooding engine. There are no visable signs of gas leaki...
by sanford
Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1983 1100 carb issue
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: 1983 1100 carb issue

Well looks like there coming off again tomorrow...will let you know what i find. Thanks for your input and advice...Great site!!!!
by sanford
Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1983 1100 carb issue
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: 1983 1100 carb issue

I have done a compression test on it and all four are @ 155lbs.without shooting oil in cyls.. The smoking from that bank I know is from #1 not getting fuel, it's sucking oil through valve seals. #1 was running ok before I removed carbs the 2nd time to fix #2 cyl.(loose idle jet). I think while blowi...
by sanford
Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1983 1100 carb issue
Replies: 6
Views: 473

1983 1100 carb issue

I was wondering if anyone could tell me whats causing #1 cyl. intake elbow to be ice cold after bike is warmed up. Here's what I've done....cleaned and rebuilt carbs, had a problem on #2 cyl, removed and fixed that carb. Took for a ride and noticed condensation on #1 cyl. elbow, the bike seemed to b...