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by WA9FWT
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: I have a real problem with our WingAdmin.
Replies: 52
Views: 2121

Re: I have a real problem with our WingAdmin.

Auh man are you for real, can't you tell I'm just jacking around with you are you serious...??? Ok, my joking around day's are done...Finished no more.. Little Beaver.....I knew you were joking all along.After reading your posts now for years,I know you have one good sense of humor,and I love readi...
by WA9FWT
Sun Dec 18, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Nice looking bike,and Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

WA9FWT
by WA9FWT
Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Headlight Modulator
Replies: 20
Views: 1590

Re: Headlight Modulator

While they may irritate some cagers, I cannot tell you how many people I have seen getting ready to pull out in front of me, and then jam on the brakes when they see the modulator... ! I wonder sometimes if the modulators are giving someone the impression that you are flashing your lights at them t...
by WA9FWT
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

I'm a United States Army veteran and I work at a axle plant I am a spindle welder I love my 1983 Goldwing I almost traded in and bought a Harley and figured that would be a mistake glad I did not. Welcome too the best site ever for cycles. I guess Harleys are ok, if you want to make noise and vibra...
by WA9FWT
Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Headlight Modulator
Replies: 20
Views: 1590

Re: Headlight Modulator

I bought a used 2000 GL1500 a couple years ago and last February I installed the Kisan Pathblazer 150GW and started using it this spring. The 150GW seems to have been designed for the 1500 as it plugs right in between the headlight cable and the light harness, real easy. Mounting the photo eye can ...
by WA9FWT
Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

I'm retired roughneck, worked for Penrod and Transworld. While at home I worked in a cabinet shop for 20 years. After retiring in 95 I did some mechanics in a local Garage, did some work under a master plumber. Now I take care of maintenance at the church I'm a member of and help whomever needs hel...
by WA9FWT
Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:30 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Thats what work should be " Fun "

WA9FWT
by WA9FWT
Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Wife and I are both retired - I was a CAD support engineer at National Semiconductor - they were 9 years old when I started working there, and they were bought by Texas Instruments shortly after I retired - they couldn't survive without me! My wife was a pricing clerk for Viking Freight, then FedEx...
by WA9FWT
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Now I've seen everything...
Replies: 23
Views: 773

Re: Now I've seen everything...

dingdong wrote:That was the first thing that came to mind when I saw the first picture. I wondered if the bike was parked behind the truck over by the building because it looks so small compared to the truck.
OMG I thought the same thing.Now back to my leaking refrigerator ! WA9FWT
by WA9FWT
Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Headlight Modulator
Replies: 58
Views: 2786

Re: Headlight Modulator

I have been thinking about putting one in my 2 bikes but I tend to ride my other bike fast at times and wonder if that might draw more attention from the boys in blue than a standard headlight beam. What would you rather have,a ticket or a accident ? Speed kills period! And I can tell you the "Modu...
by WA9FWT
Mon May 02, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Just to answer an earlier question " when did this happen" the movement of goldwing production back to Japan . The last year of gw production at the marysville plant was 2010. The first full year of production in Japan was the 2012 model. There were no 2011 full production models. There was a small...
by WA9FWT
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Sprag clutch
Replies: 32
Views: 969

Re: Sprag clutch

Well I think I'm going to try drilling it be for I pull the motor thank u all for ur help Not sure I got the whole picture here on whats taking place. Did you elimanate the starter it's self ? Other words did you remove the starter, and check it over. I have had starting problems like what was ment...
by WA9FWT
Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

WingAdmin wrote:
DD1957 wrote:Retired engineer from Honda of America, Marysville Ohio. Yes, it was a sad day when Motorcycles went back to the motherland.
On which bikes did you work?
And whar are you doing now ? :)

WA9FWT Phil
by WA9FWT
Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

DD1957 wrote:Retired engineer from Honda of America, Marysville Ohio. Yes, it was a sad day when Motorcycles went back to the motherland.

When did this happen ?

WA9FWT Phil
by WA9FWT
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2nd Amendment
Replies: 134
Views: 3675

Re: 2nd Amendment

"and the question still remains and may never be answered, why is the murder rate in the US ( using a gun ) much much higher than anywhere else in the world ?" The answer is...it isn't "much much higher than anywhere else in the world". Of course, if you read & believe in statistics made up by thos...
by WA9FWT
Sat Dec 19, 2015 9:36 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2nd Amendment
Replies: 134
Views: 3675

Re: 2nd Amendment

When I load up the bike for a trip, I'll have my pistol with me all the time til I get home. I do not have a permit from anywhere except the United States. It's in the U.S. Constitution, Second Amendment. Permits are an infringement and all the different laws in all the different states concerning ...
by WA9FWT
Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2nd Amendment
Replies: 134
Views: 3675

Re: 2nd Amendment

When I load up the bike for a trip, I'll have my pistol with me all the time til I get home. I do not have a permit from anywhere except the United States. It's in the U.S. Constitution, Second Amendment. Permits are an infringement and all the different laws in all the different states concerning ...
by WA9FWT
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

I started my working life working for dad. He was a contractor building houses, so I got a job keeping the jobsite clean. Finally learned layout and started doing framing and everything else up to and including some trim work over time. Was a bus boy in a restaurant for a while. Worked on a survey ...
by WA9FWT
Tue Nov 24, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

tbeiler wrote:Retired Automotive Manufacturing Engineer, (Magna), metal stamping division.
That was a great job, great pay, but way too many hours.
Now I sell booze, I even get to try some when Im working, Life is getting better all the time.
I could drink to that my self.
Happy Thanksgiving
by WA9FWT
Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 82 wing temp and fuel guage
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: 82 wing temp and fuel guage

forgot to mention the guages were working after replacing stator a few months ago the guage problem just started Replace the regulator with the one below.i had same problem, and it has not failed once .Replaced years ago from this site. Also testing my new computer system , why I had to post. Good ...
by WA9FWT
Thu Sep 03, 2015 12:10 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 352
Views: 15058

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Currently a public servant, have served 17 years as a firefighter and hazmat technician and 1 year as a Captain over Special Operations for Salt Lake City Fire Department...before that, a EMT at Children's Hospital in Denver, CO. Also a member of Utah Task Force 1, a FEMA sponsored Urban Search and...
by WA9FWT
Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to add a trunk rack to your bike
Replies: 67
Views: 27303

Re: How to add a trunk rack to your bike

I take my ABS scraps (plumbing pipe especially) and drill holes all over them using a large, sharp bit in my drill press. This carves out paper-thin spirals of ABS which dissolve VERY quickly and completely. Great Idea Scott....As any body used "J-B Weld on ABS ? J-B Weld Original Cold-Weld Formula...
by WA9FWT
Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to add a trunk rack to your bike
Replies: 67
Views: 27303

Re: How to add a trunk rack to your bike

I have found lots of items that are made with ABS plastic. For example, computer cases, computer printer cases, Linksys router case. I've taken these items, cut into small pieces with side cutter pliers and dropped into a jar of MEK. Stir occasionally to assist in the dissolving. Add plastic until ...
by WA9FWT
Sat Aug 15, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: I don't know about Home Depot's methods
Replies: 98
Views: 3458

Re: I don't know about Home Depot's methods

Have you been in a KMart lately? Dirty floor, half stocked shelves, mostly junk for sale and semi-comatose workers. Like shopping in a third world country. I kept wondering if they or Sears would be the first to lock the doors. We don't have a K Mart or Sears store any more in Sheboygan Wi. Well, a...
by WA9FWT
Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: I don't know about Home Depot's methods
Replies: 98
Views: 3458

Re: I don't know about Home Depot's methods

littlebeaver wrote::shock: ha ha I thought you were talking about Harley Davidson (H.D.) sorry..LOL :lol: You guys are funny....
Good thing Beavers are awake yet. not time yet for Beavers to hibernate :lol:

WA9FWT