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by Transwing09
Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

im a giant person as well (6' 8") big hands and yeah getting that connector is a no. by hooked in do you mean you spliced in?
by Transwing09
Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

ok um how do you get the connector to separate?
by Transwing09
Sat Mar 19, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

thanks i will look into getting that dones! 3/19 update. swapped out to the gl1500 coils and while she does start up fasterm and rev easier; she sounds like she still has a misfire. idle is around 800-820. replaced Vacuum hoses that were bad and found no vacuum leaks. im really lost. could it possib...
by Transwing09
Sat Mar 19, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

I have not but i can. Do they get power with engine off key on?
by Transwing09
Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

i have gl1500 coils coming in tomorrow that im going to throw on. turns out that plug is firing but i think its weak only noticable difference is when im reving it and pull it off. also am replacing vacuum lines. never realized how much wiring goes into these things until i fulled the faux tank oiff
by Transwing09
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

Do the compression test. Also examine the plug... does it look steam cleaned? I'd also check to see if that cylinder has spark. You might have a bad plug, wire or plug cap. A compression test rules out a lot of things. Does the bike have coolant in it or just water? If the smoke is a head gasket, t...
by Transwing09
Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

3/16 update. Ok so got. New filter in bike starts up and responds better but still smokes but only a little. Decided to do a spark test. ( pull one plug each while running). Sitting on the bike when pulling either plug theres a big difference. On the right side however. Rear plug makes little differ...
by Transwing09
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

new filter will be in tomorrow so we will see how she runs then. i honestly think she might have been choking her out. would explain excessive richness and boggy idle. repair my rear brakes and bled it. at first we were confused then i read to do the front first and thats where all the air was. now ...
by Transwing09
Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

Hey everyone, you guys forgot the goldwing Montra..... TIMING BELTS!!!!!!! Change them now, before you do anything else on the bike, before you even ride it!!!! As for the oil burning issue... It could be a number of things.... Fuel is old, there is no telling what the PO used for a fuel stabilizer...
by Transwing09
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

she smokes out of both sides while doing this. though maybe a bit more left than right? and since ive had it here and looked at it at the PO's house its only ran on its center stand. oil is leaking slowly from left valve cover as well
by Transwing09
Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

Re: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

luckily shes almost out of fuel. took a peek inside the tank and she looks ok a little dirty but in my opinion mostly clean. if i can get pictures i will. i was thinking aboutrunning a little seafroam to maybe help clean out its fuel system, is that a good idea? i plan on doing a oil change and does...
by Transwing09
Sun Mar 13, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue
Replies: 23
Views: 486

86 Gl1200 SEI intro and smoke issue

Hello all! new to the forum and to the world of motorcycles. today i purchased a GL1200 with 80K on the clockas a project and the first thing on my list mechanical wise is to figure out burning issue. upon startup it smokes a pretty good bit and constantly when running though isnt too noticeable. i ...