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by thrasherg
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI Fuel Filter
Replies: 0
Views: 25

1200 SEI Fuel Filter

gentlemen and Ladies, I am repairing a 1200 SEI goldwing for a friend and we decided to change the fuel filter as we have no idea how old it is. Honda no longer make the fuel filter so we found a FRAM filter that had the same fittings and same length as the original filter, but it has a larger diame...
by thrasherg
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bulbs in brakelight
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: bulbs in brakelight

Nice idea wingman, but the indicator flashes the high power filament in the dual filament bulb!! It’s been too cold to go work on the bike so I still haven’t had a chance to follow the wiring. A park light seems the most likely, but then why not use the low power filament in the dual filament bulb, ...
by thrasherg
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Battery Tender Jr.
Replies: 30
Views: 4812

Re: Battery Tender Jr.

I have about 6 of the new ones and 5 of the old ones, the only downside I have found to the new units is that they do not seem as impervious to noise on the 110 volt supply. Our main power line to the house was struck by lightning, it damaged a few items, but every one of the new battery tender Jr’s...
by thrasherg
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bulbs in brakelight
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: bulbs in brakelight

Thanks for the suggestion, they don’t come on with the park position, but I forgot to mention this wing has been triked, so the rear lower lights are part of the trike kit, not from a goldwing, so I will have to trace the wiring and work out what they are connected to.

Thanks Gary
by thrasherg
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bulbs in brakelight
Replies: 6
Views: 136

bulbs in brakelight

Gentlemen, as previously mentioned I am fixing a 1200 SEI 1986 goldwing for a friend. I am trying to sort out the electrics and have a simple question!! Inside each brake light there are 2 bulbs, one is a single filament bulb and the other is a twin filament brake light bulb. On this bike the twin f...
by thrasherg
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI wiring diagram
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: 1200 SEI wiring diagram

Hi Dave, I agree, this one has a lot of added extras, but I mainly need the diagram to know what color wire goes where and what the signal is, I can sort it out by tracing each wire, but it will be easier with a wiring diagram, also I want to know which circuits are operated directly by a switch and...
by thrasherg
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI wiring diagram
Replies: 3
Views: 83

1200 SEI wiring diagram

Ladies & gentlemen, I am fixing up a 1200 for a new friend and we have a few electrical gremlins to fix. I have copies of scanned service manuals which where great for all the mechanical work (new timing belts, fork seals, etc) but the wiring diagrams are all incomplete and of no use to find the iss...
by thrasherg
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI issues
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: 1200 SEI issues

Thanks guys, it looks like the filter will fit so I will try it this weekend and see if it cures the issue..

Gary
by thrasherg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI issues
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: 1200 SEI issues

Thanks for the feedback, I forgot to mention that I drained the entire fuel system, cleaned the tank and refilled with fresh gas and seafoam. I need to find a new fuel filter, I have one that seems like it would fit, but is a larger diameter than the original Honda filter so not sure if there is spa...
by thrasherg
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI issues
Replies: 7
Views: 141

1200 SEI issues

Hi Guys, I am working on a 1200 SEI for a friend and wanted to ask for some advice!! Firstly the radiator seems to be leaking, anyone know of a repair company in the Dallas area that might be able to repair it? It seems to be right in the middle of the radiator core.. Secondly this bike is fuel inje...
by thrasherg
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New to me GL1500SE, so much good info here!
Replies: 19
Views: 453

Re: New to me GL1500SE, so much good info here!

But he’s taking the shiny (chrome) bits off, so he won’t know which way is up!! :D

Congrats on the new bike, sorry your Dad has decided to stop riding, but I hope you have a great time.

Gary
by thrasherg
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review

As mentioned the intercom can pair with 2 other units, but there is no group mode, you can only speak with one person at a time. It is relatively easy to switch between the 2 other units that you have paired with, but you have to push the orange button to toggle between them, you cannot speak to bot...
by thrasherg
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review

That's a darn good price. However it looks like the controller unit with the orange button is connected to the speakers and mic. with a wire and does not blue tooth to them. so that would mean I can not mount the controller unit on the dash some place where I can see it unless it's connected with a...
by thrasherg
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: I Saw The Light!
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: I Saw The Light!

Fractionist!! :oops:
by thrasherg
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: I Cut The CORD!!!!! Best $35 spent! BT-S2 1000m Bluetooth Headset Review

I bought the same system and it worked so well between my bike and my wifes, i bought 2 more for my daughters to use, that is when i discovered this system only allows you to pair 3 units together maximum and you do NOT have group intercom, so you can only talk to one person at a time!! For me that ...
by thrasherg
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: changing the timing belts on 84 1200A
Replies: 13
Views: 2224

Re: changing the timing belts on 84 1200A

This one is an aspencade and the owner has added loads of extra lights around the radiator, air horns and god knows what else, so it has taken ages to get access to the belts. It is now sitting on its center stand ready for me to change the belts, I just need the UPS man to deliver them!! Considerin...
by thrasherg
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: changing the timing belts on 84 1200A
Replies: 13
Views: 2224

Re: changing the timing belts on 84 1200A

Having just watched the video, this looks extremely easy to me, I will be doing this job this weekend for a friend of mine. I have worked on bikes that are much harder to do!! The biggest nuisance is removing all the bodywork to actually get to the engine!! :D

Gary
by thrasherg
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Goldwing electric motor conversion
Replies: 28
Views: 2349

Re: Goldwing electric motor conversion

I would think that starting with a much lighter motorcycle (than the goldwing) would be a better starting point for this project. The goldwing is a very heavy bike and not a good choice for an electric conversion, the frame and everything was built to handle 100 horsepower, if you are only going to ...
by thrasherg
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Multi meter help please
Replies: 2
Views: 202

Re: Multi meter help please

You might also want to tell us what kind of multimeter you are using as it may be that you are not using it correctly? Tell us the model and make and we can suggest how to use it.

Regards Gary
by thrasherg
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Battery Tenders for GL1800
Replies: 11
Views: 295

Re: Battery Tenders for GL1800

I always get the 2 amp version, for the reason that sometimes I use it on car sized batteries, or to bring up the battery on my 1800 if I forgot to plug in the Battery Tender when I pulled it into the shop..... ( 3 or 4 weeks not running will drain the battery enough it won't start ) I have done th...
by thrasherg
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2003 1800 Honda Goldwing (Dallas, TX) $8950
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: 2003 1800 Honda Goldwing (Dallas, TX) $8950

I forgot to mention, the panniers and top box have chrome accents with LED lights that come on with the ignition for a great look!! Surely someone wants a clean, great running wing?? :D
by thrasherg
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: "New" 2000 1500SE - Overheated
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: "New" 2000 1500SE - Overheated

I would suspect the electric fan is not operating. I would be filling the cooling system, then shorting the temp switch on the radiator to make sure the fan operates, if the fan does operate then I would start the engine and let it idle and get hot and make sure the fan comes on, if it doesn't then...
by thrasherg
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: "New" 2000 1500SE - Overheated
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: "New" 2000 1500SE - Overheated

I would suspect the electric fan is not operating. I would be filling the cooling system, then shorting the temp switch on the radiator to make sure the fan operates, if the fan does operate then I would start the engine and let it idle and get hot and make sure the fan comes on, if it doesn't then ...
by thrasherg
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Battery Tenders for GL1800
Replies: 11
Views: 295

Re: Battery Tenders for GL1800

I have run a Jr for the last 10 years and never had an issue, so I would suggest just going for that and save some money over buying the plus. The plus is useful for large batteries where recharging might take longer, so the higher current rating is useful. As the goldwing really doesn’t have a larg...
by thrasherg
Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 2003 1800 Honda Goldwing (Dallas, TX) $8950
Replies: 1
Views: 222

2003 1800 Honda Goldwing (Dallas, TX) $8950

I am selling my 2003 Silver Honda Goldwing that I have owned for 8 years and never had a problem with it, I ride it daily so the mileage will increase a small amount but it currently has 37,748 miles. The motorcycle is in great condition with many extras, 100% of the electrics work correctly, and th...