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by gervais
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Camholder ,on my GL1200 1984 ????
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Camholder ,on my GL1200 1984 ????

hi all
i am working one of my engine head,on my GL1200 1984.
On the camholder there are 4 screews with spring and a little metal tube,,,about 1/8 in diameter.

what is there use exactly?
thats not clear at all in my manual,

they are called:Assist shaft/spring.


what are they doing ?

thanks
gervais
by gervais
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 60
Views: 1813

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

if you are playing with the TPS,you better know what you are doing!

it will effect not only the mpg

gervais
by gervais
Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Urgent need:camshaft holder for an GL1200 1984????
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: Urgent need:camshaft holder for an GL1200 1984????

yessss
i found one
an out group email arrived here
gervais
by gervais
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Urgent need:camshaft holder for an GL1200 1984????
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Urgent need:camshaft holder for an GL1200 1984????

hi all s
anyone in Canada that have a camshaft holder in hand???

mine is good for scrap

i found one on ebay but i thaught,,maybe someone here in Canada have one

thanks

gervais
by gervais
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 60
Views: 1813

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

Any radio-amateur here???from BC!

send him an APRS kit for fun!

a walkie-talkie with an Opentracker,small magnet gps and we ,all,be able to follow it!!!

gervais
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by gervais
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: torque value of the camsbolt ????belt
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: torque value of the camsbolt ????belt

ok
i adjusted them both at 20
thanks very much
gervais
by gervais
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: torque value of the camsbolt ????belt
Replies: 2
Views: 118

torque value of the camsbolt ????belt

hi all well still working on my engine, just finish my head valves,change all seals.. i am looking for the torque value of the 12mm nut bolt,about 1 ich long,that goes on the 4 inch pooley of the camshaft i have found 20 lbs torque,,i am not su re one bit of this value. would you have it thanks i am...
by gervais
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Installing an oil cooler on a GL1200 ???
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Installing an oil cooler on a GL1200 ???

hi all
well i was thinking for instaling a Lockart with his thermo switch on my GL1200,anyone have done it?

Can i connect it on the oil tube that i can see over the engine that goes at evey head ?

thanks

gervais
by gervais
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: wanted,water pump GL1200,in aluminium in Canada
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: wanted,water pump GL1200,in aluminium in Canada

124 usd ernest

in canadian its about 150 -160 maybe and without he da,,,shipping.

i have found one like new on ebay

i am hoping it will be the right one this time,
gervais
by gervais
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: wanted,water pump GL1200,in aluminium in Canada
Replies: 2
Views: 189

wanted,water pump GL1200,in aluminium in Canada

hi all i am seraching for the aluminium made turbine water pump for my GL1200, on my 1984 she is in bakelite,,fiberglass i dont know and i am looking for one in aluminium, they were made +1985,,would you have one? i am located in Canada,would be great to find one here, lost less shipping and exchang...
by gervais
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

well
maybe a file where we would fing the name of good oil would be great.

maybe someone have start it somewhere in the group ernest!!!

i am confused by all of this,,
i will finish by buying the Honda OEM oil if they sell syntech for the GL1200

gervais
by gervais
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

well
if she is Jaso MA2 you are ok.

on my Shell T4 15w40 thats what i have and many owners are using this oil .

the T6 from shell is syntek but twice the price and i never see her in special,,,

gervais
by gervais
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 front brake master cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: GL1200 front brake master cylinder

no problemo gerry

gervais
by gervais
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 front brake master cylinder
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: GL1200 front brake master cylinder

if you need one,
i baught one and tried it and did not worked.
my master cylinder was to damaged

if you need it ,send me a pm

gervais
by gervais
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

well
i checked at canadian tire yesterday,
i could not find in the big brands any that had Jaso or MA2 .

like many are saying i found regular Shell T4 and 6.

there are some individual pint but at over 11$ each pint it is over my budget.

i will wait if ever the T6 comes in special

gervais
by gervais
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Where does this vacuum hose go?
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: Where does this vacuum hose go?

hi
have you find it?
i just dismantle my intake and mine is disconnected

i could send you a picture

gervais
by gervais
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

Hi,
what Mobil 1 will you try?


i thaught this oil is not good for GL1200 ?

gervais
by gervais
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Filter change with every oil change?
Replies: 40
Views: 3112

Re: Filter change with every oil change?

Remind me please:

the oil for the GL1200 need to be JASO ,,
MA ,,

iam confused because in my Yamaha Rhino i cannot put any oil in it too because of the special friction clutch.

thanks

gervais
by gervais
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

well
i have been a user of Castrol Syntech for as long as i can remember and i found it not funny that i cannot used her in my old GL1200.

the oil need to be JASO ,right???
and MA if i recall corectly?

gervais
by gervais
Thu May 31, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed the oil now hard shifts
Replies: 16
Views: 462

Re: Changed the oil now hard shifts

hi if i may ask, the T6 Shell is good in the syntech oil, is there any other brand off synthetic oil that we can used??in the GL1200. i never seens the T6 lower that 48$ a 4.4 liters ,,,in the Mobil world,is there an oil?? thanks i am usin the T4 here but since i tried the Drano stuff SeaFoam,,i thi...
by gervais
Thu May 31, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Video of float level adjustement??GL1200
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Video of float level adjustement??GL1200

hi all
is there any recent video that explain how to adjust the float level for an GL1200???

it is not clear in my haynes manual here,,just a cheap ,,badly taken picture!


thanks for the help

gervais
by gervais
Thu May 31, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 Carb issues
Replies: 5
Views: 586

Re: GL1200 Carb issues

Did you check the valve on the gaz tank??

gervais
by gervais
Thu May 31, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 water pump
Replies: 28
Views: 1142

Re: 1200 water pump

well
on the photo of the kit here in the link,we can see a seal in the center of the water pump gasket,
it must be this one??

gervais
by gervais
Wed May 30, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 water pump
Replies: 28
Views: 1142

Re: 1200 water pump

ok
well i baught one kit,

thanks for the link




gervais
by gervais
Wed May 30, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 water pump
Replies: 28
Views: 1142

Re: 1200 water pump