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by Geofd
Sun May 20, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil leak
Replies: 1
Views: 74

oil leak

just started my 86 interstate today after winter storage.....started right up runs perfect....while warming up and still on the side stand notice a dripfrom the bottom of the valve cover....it started pouring out so i haven't checked it again.....would that be the gasket being cold and needing to ex...
by Geofd
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Spring!!
Replies: 30
Views: 1230

Re: Spring!!

we here in Massachusetts have have had 3 noreasterers in 3 weeks we just had a miss today looking forward to the warmer weather
by Geofd
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: classic wings.org
Replies: 0
Views: 147

classic wings.org

I was siding around and found this site I tried to join it and the administrator emailed me back the site is going away unless someone claims the domain he said to contact him thru that site if someone wants to run it just putting it out there and if your wondering why I don't do it I don't own a co...
by Geofd
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: GL1200 Standard
Replies: 12
Views: 662

Re: GL1200 Standard

I'm a pretty new goldwing owner 86 interstate when I got it it was already converted to an altenator it had a couple of electrical issues but other than that it runs perfect as and is very comfortable you mentioned not having a fairing or much luggage I just got rid of an older victory with just a w...
by Geofd
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Don't you just love it!
Replies: 7
Views: 416

Re: Don't you just love it!

I'm guilty of that I guess when I had electrical issues it wasn't me who made the repairs and theech spent some time Trouble shooting the issue and I couldn't accurately describe the issue and it was int the shop for a while so other things in life to over I have posted other things and did post the...
by Geofd
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Is your shield high or low?
Replies: 22
Views: 1431

Re: Is your shield high or low?

I have an 86 gl1200 mine is only about 6 inches above the fairing itself I do have another one that is at least 12 high but the low one is nice in the summer months and its still warm here in the Boston area
by Geofd
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Return to a Classic Wing
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Return to a Classic Wing

I have one just like it I love it only had it 2 seasons had all kinds of other bikes there as lots of Harley's out there I used to like them but its nice to have a bike that really stands out in a crowd mine already had the alternator conversion check the side covers if they seem loose check the 3 p...
by Geofd
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Gas
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Gas

just wondering I use this stuff lowes sell for my lawn mower and snow blower it's non ethical giver octane 92 the guy who tunes up these says if I use it should should keep the in dr working very clean and trouble free are the gl's designed
for that (my machines are 4 cycle) thanks
by Geofd
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: looking for mechanic and help
Replies: 6
Views: 610

Re: looking for mechanic and help

I know it's far away but there is a mech in framingham that works on anything he has worked on mine gl1200 the name is Anderson cycles there is also a guy in Swansea (near Rhode Island ) I've seen his posts on cl south shore (ma) motorcycle parts I guess he's retired but works on most goldwings don'...
by Geofd
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 1200i
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: 86 1200i

check ebay my battery side cover blew off ang I was able to buy a primed cover for about 75 bucks you can get the paint codes here also look on craigslist also change your rubber grommets on both side it will be a much tighter fit good luck
by Geofd
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bike is dead
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: bike is dead

another reason I asked these questions
is because I have been on this site for a while and you guys live and breathe
these bikes my mech may only see one of these bikes every once and a while
thanks again
by Geofd
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bike is dead
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: bike is dead

No.... Don't have a place/tools/or
the time a local independent mech
will be but if I could point him
in the right direction before he gets to
deep might make it easier on him and my pocket
by Geofd
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: bike is dead
Replies: 4
Views: 218

bike is dead

86 interstate main fuse blown checked all fuses there was a 10a fuses in acc slot changed it to a 5a fuses pulled all fuses all fine checked all conn al tight installed a new main fuse turned the ignition on the dashboard lit up engine turned over for a couple of seconds then main fuse blew the only...
by Geofd
Thu Jun 29, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Does your wife-girlfriend ride?
Replies: 36
Views: 1446

Re: Does your wife-girlfriend ride?

my wife rode my first bike about 35 years ago she never really liked it not did she get the leaning into the turns down then years later I was in a very bad motorcycle accident when I got the goldwing she said "that's the first bike I would consider riding" well she still hasn't ridden but its still...
by Geofd
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Time for a new front tire
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Time for a new front tire

I just got new tires this is really the first full season with the goldwing but I have dun lops and they are a bit oversized the stick to the road nicely
corner very well I think there's more road surface
by Geofd
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: sticky throttle
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: sticky throttle

I started with just lining the cables works perfectly now thanks for the info
by Geofd
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Stator/altenator conversion
Replies: 1
Views: 308

Stator/altenator conversion

Only had this bike 86 interstate about
1full season really like it just had tires battery all fluids flushed . Does the altenator conversion make it a more Valuable bike I know it gives me peice of mine knowing it don't have to worry about stators issues thanks
by Geofd
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: windsheilds
Replies: 1
Views: 351

windsheilds

are aspencade and interstate windsheilds interchangeable?????
thanks
by Geofd
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: sticky throttle
Replies: 3
Views: 303

sticky throttle

Went for an inspection today and it failed because tha throttle doesn't snap back quick enough how difficult it's to lubes those 2 cables on the throttle side?????
by Geofd
Thu May 25, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Crashed my GL1100I: What Would You Do?
Replies: 49
Views: 2412

Re: Crashed my GL1100I: What Would You Do?

well,glad your ok a full face helmet is a Must it save my life....as for your bike I would take the insurance money and start fresh my bike was totaled way beyond fixing I had another bike and a friend crashed that it ran and drove fine before the accident but both brakes were locked up 2diffrent me...
by Geofd
Thu May 25, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: looking for a new helmet
Replies: 19
Views: 871

Re: looking for a new helmet

I have a Nolan 103 modular has a tinted half sun shield comes with or with out that got it a few years ago on amazon
for about 250 dot rated but not snell
always wear a full face....was in a 75
high speed wobble 17 years ago that why I here writing the any way I think Nolan is pretty good
by Geofd
Sun May 14, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Mufflers
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Mufflers

hello I have an 86 interstate one of the
mufflers has a small hole how hard is a used set to find I think I have read people put harley mufflers on what does it do to the performance/sound
do you need to change the jetting
thanks
by Geofd
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Found a Wineberry color match
Replies: 14
Views: 1690

Re: Found a Wineberry color match

yeah like everyone else thanks and
like everyone else my battery cover fell off I got a primed cover and was wondering how close it was gonna look
thanks again
by Geofd
Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Trailer hitch motorcycle carriers
Replies: 9
Views: 1161

Trailer hitch motorcycle carriers

would they carry a bike under a1000 lbs
how hard is to put it on the carrier
Thanks ahead of time
by Geofd
Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: flat tire
Replies: 3
Views: 296

flat tire

well I pulled out my bike to start out for the first time this season well started and runs fine but the front tire is flat I have a small compressor that plugs into the lighter spot in my van just wont plump up the tire soaped the wheel and there are all kinds of bubbles is the small compressor not...