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by seabeechief
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: RIDING IN THE RAIN.
Replies: 45
Views: 2620

Re: RIDING IN THE RAIN.

Regarding full face helmets and wearing glasses; I wear a Nolan Modular helmet (I have no idea how to remove the chin guard, so it's never been off) and I wear glasses. As all glasses wearers know, putting your curved earpiece glasses on after the helmet is on is a real challenge. The solution for m...
by seabeechief
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Why use the radio speakers
Replies: 17
Views: 1076

Re: Why use the radio speakers

I use speakers only rarely, when I'm going slow on a non congested road and I can flip my face shield up and hear the radio. Otherwise, my Nolan N-Com system works great with my radio, MP3 player, satellite radio, CB radio and Garmn Zumo GPS.

Chief
by seabeechief
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Arai Signet-X Helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 3789

Re: Arai Signet-X Helmet

I'm sure Arai makes good helmets, and I don't have head that is subject the pressure points y'all are discussing. Having said that, I love my Nolan helmet; the chin strap and the fact that Nolan will install the communications equipment for me is worth the price to me.

Chief
by seabeechief
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Seat uncomfortable.
Replies: 23
Views: 1499

Re: Seat uncomfortable.

If you ever get a heated seat, you will never go back. That is money well spent, regardless of which seat you eventually end up with. I don't intentionally spend a lot of time in the cold, but heated grips and seats are worth every penny when you get caught in a hail storm in August in Colorado. Tru...
by seabeechief
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Seat uncomfortable.
Replies: 23
Views: 1499

Re: Seat uncomfortable.

I have good news, and I have bad news. OK....I lied about the good news. I went from the factory seat to a WingSoft remake, to an Ultimate, and now to a custom Tom Simmons. The Tom Simmons is the least uncomfortable seat yet. I'm comparing all the Goldwing seats to the seat I had on my '06 Harley Ro...
by seabeechief
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings
Replies: 150
Views: 15616

Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Viking, we will be making our first Dragon ride this coming May while on our way to Rolling Thunder in DC. The twisty's aren't as much fun as they used to be, but I still have to punch holes in the bucket list. I think I would enjoy going to Americade one of these days. If nothing else it will give ...
by seabeechief
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings
Replies: 150
Views: 15616

Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

Viking, that was the most articulate account of how we got here as I have ever read. I'll be 73 in couple of months, and though I don't ride as much as I used to, I still enjoy my time in the wind as much as I ever did. I had to trike my Phoebee out a couple of years ago and I don't regret it a bit....
by seabeechief
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800
Replies: 10
Views: 827

Re: LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800

I purchased the LED flasher from Electrical Connection and LED tail light package from SoCal. I'll have the flasher installed next month when I get the 24k service done. Since they have to remove the cowling to change the air filter, I figure that will be good time to install the flasher. And my han...
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Please tell who or what made you buy a Goldwing
Replies: 391
Views: 44039

Re: Please tell who or what made you buy a Goldwing

So there I was......in August 2011, loving my '06 Harley Road King (I still miss her sometimes). I stopped in to my local Harley dealer to look around, and there it was.....a 2008 Anniversary Street Glide with 1400 miles on it. Three years old and 1400 miles. It was beeeeeutiful. I wanted it and I c...
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Love Goldwing Docs
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: Love Goldwing Docs

Yeah, what Rolandranger said!

Chief
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: To gps or not
Replies: 30
Views: 1372

Re: To gps or not

Just having the "lane assist" on the GPS is worth the money if you find yourself on a freeway in a strange city. If your destination is keyed in and the device is updated properly, it will tell you which lane you need to get into BEFORE you have to make a snap decision. The only caveat to that scena...
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Goldwing Cover
Replies: 17
Views: 1196

Re: Goldwing Cover

I can't see a reason the Ultra Guard half cover would not work on a trike. Am I missing something?

Chief

Thinking about how it fastens, I can't think of a reason either.
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Goldwing Cover
Replies: 17
Views: 1196

Re: Goldwing Cover

tfdeputydawg wrote:
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:03 am
Ultra Gard full cover.
Also, get a tennis ball(s), slice and place on the hinge(s) of the folded antenna(s). This will prevent you tearing your cover!
GREAT idea on the tennis balls! Why didn't I think of that? Too soon old, too late smart.

Chief
by seabeechief
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800
Replies: 10
Views: 827

Re: LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800

Thanks, billbob; I appreciate the info.

Chief
by seabeechief
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800
Replies: 10
Views: 827

LED Lamps & Flasher for GL1800

This subject has been addressed many times, but I'm going blind looking at all the posts from way back when. I intend to install LED lamps in the rear of my '08 GL1800. I'm going to buy the lamps from M4 Products, who sells replacement lamps for RV's. They are a little pricey, but he has convinced m...
by seabeechief
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: After market seats or saddle
Replies: 47
Views: 3225

Re: After market seats or saddle

Another add on for Tom Simmons (TS Custom Seats) in Arkansas. Chief Hay Chief thank for you reply will look in to this one. Thank for your service I was MCB 133 and 128 PO2 golf port Mississippi 1966-1968 can do Berni e Can Do, Bernie. Tom Simmons seats are pricey, but I like mine. It is my fourth ...
by seabeechief
Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: After market seats or saddle
Replies: 47
Views: 3225

Re: After market seats or saddle

Another add on for Tom Simmons (TS Custom Seats) in Arkansas.

Chief
by seabeechief
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Arai Signet-X Helmet
Replies: 11
Views: 3789

Re: Arai Signet-X Helmet

WingAdmin; do in install speakers and microphone in your own helmet, or does Arai have the complete helmet like Nolan does? Gotta have my satellite radio going.

Chief
by seabeechief
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Passenger Buffeting
Replies: 39
Views: 4710

Re: Passenger Buffeting

Gildco, I had the same problems as you when I upgraded to my '08 Wing. I bought it used about 60k miles ago and I still love it. Mine had the Baker Wings when I bought it, so I really don't know how it feels without them. My '06 HD Road King didn't have them, but the Wing and the Road King are two d...
by seabeechief
Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Audio Problems
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Audio Problems

Guys, I am just about at the end of my rope. I have been chasing this audio problem for five years and almost $2k. The audio cuts out from one side of my helmet to the other, and from one side of the speakers to the other...seemingly at random. It can happen when cruising down the freeway, when ridi...
by seabeechief
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Side cover - Battery side, Black 2008 GL1800
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Side cover - Battery side, Black 2008 GL1800

Need the side cover for the battery side for 2008 GL1800 (Part #83700-MCA-000ZA) black; emblem silver/chrome (Part #83605-MCA-A40).

Mine decided she wanted to be free. Freedom cut short by high speed Peterbilt.

Chief
by seabeechief
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800

OK, redbug.... here is my two scenarios: (1) There is an output jack on the left at 10:00 as you described. There is a cable; one end plugs into the GPS. Where does the other end go? Right now it plugs into a connector in the left pocket that holds my MP3 player. I can listen to my MP3 Player or Sat...
by seabeechief
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800

No habla, redbug.....I don't have Bluetooth. The Garmin Zumo 665LM bracket I have has a cord attached to it. We have voltage to it, and it works. We just don't know where to attached the "headphone/audio out" jack.

Chief
by seabeechief
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Install Zumo 665LM on GL1800

Need help in how to install a Garmin Zumo 665LM on my GL1800. I don't know to hook it up so it will talk to me through the speakers and through the helmet speakers. The guys at the Honda shop don't know how to do it either. Does it HAVE TO go through AUX channel? Maybe a diagram would help. I can pr...
by seabeechief
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish
Replies: 25
Views: 4929

Re: Pro Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish

I recently bought and tried a product called "Top Coat". The preliminary verdict is......this is the best stuff I have ever used...EVER. It's a little pricey, but it is the easiest shine/sealer I have used, and easy to buff to a shiny coat. And according to the advertising, it can be used inside and...