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by gervais
Thu May 24, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: Poorboy alternator conversion on my GL1200A
Replies: 57
Views: 23785

Re: Poorboy alternator conversion on my GL1200A

many are sugesting :power steering pump pulley from the old Honda Prelude years but i dont know much. for i ask to a friend that was agile with a mills and he "turned" mine using the shematic available, after there was some mods to the pulley but it worked perfectly. do you have a machinist around y...
by gervais
Tue May 22, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

Ernest
do you have a retailer in Canada of Honda parts? or a place where they are chrging resonnable shipping cost?

hondaparts-direct.com is charging 75$USD to send here,International Shipping they are writing!!

i will order OEM parts

thanks
Gervais
by gervais
Mon May 21, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

well all the spark plug are black,real black. i will return to 135 jet ,they were sold by thousand and i dont think they changed these jets on all of them .i may have been to quick to changed the idle jet !! this sensor for the fan and the radiator cap maybe suspect too.i have seen troubles of heate...
by gervais
Mon May 21, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

thats what happened here,the temperature meter went so high, by what i have found the thermostat could be the OEM ,95,000 km. i took some pictures,the cylinders looks good,we can still see the trace of the ,pierre de cylindre,,i dont know the word of the tool when you scrub inside the cylinder,,, pi...
by gervais
Mon May 21, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

well
thanks i just ordered this gasket kit,
it is quite complete,even the valve seal ,
i hope it is of some quality .

i have found the thermostat number in Napa 33488 or Stant 45868.

normally what level should be the coolant temperature on the dash board?

thanks 1000 times Ernest

Gervais
by gervais
Sun May 20, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

well bad news!!!!! i add to dismantle my 2 heads today. yesterday it overheated enough too scrap the oil seal on the valve,,remember that this engine was stopped for years and i think it did not loved that one bit. i wanted too see the thermostat so i dismantle the housing and i add a very special s...
by gervais
Sun May 20, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

well it may well be one hydraulic lifter that discharge itself,,, i was thinking about it last night and reminds me of the chrysler 318 v8 that was known to make this noise time too time. now i must find a new thermostat and the coolant temperature sending sensor,,i am not sure one bit mine are work...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

when i changed the prestone here ,i add in hand some Prestone 2 Pre-mix but i will check if it is slicate free. rethinking twice,it may well be some lifter that was discharges,i will check at W-M if the Shell T6 is in special, a little syntech would help the engine that was neglegible par the previo...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

yes this engine by what i heard was stopped for 2-3 years. i have found that the temperature gauge went high,,also. i will check to find the OEM thermostat and the sending unit that turn on the fan.i remember my fourtrax 350 had a problem that the fan was starting too late so the engine was really h...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 25
Views: 784

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

Ernest to bad you dont have friend radio-amateur, we could have been able to follow you by using an APRS TRacker . i have one on my GW here that i installed for fun. APRS is a way to send data of a position .you need a vhf radio,a magnetic gps and an interface called tracker generally. it would be f...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200
Replies: 14
Views: 255

oil pump and head gasket!on a GL1200

well i add a bad news today,when my engine is idle it runs good but smoke like too much gaz. if i raised the rpm at 3000 rpm,after a while and time too time i can hear from the right head ,,like knocking noise,,like if the oil pressure is going down BUT no noise from the left side. the click,click,k...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 25
Views: 784

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

well, i have nver seen much outside of Quebec except once i have been in Cornwall at one mariage and received a ticket from the OPP ,,,i was on the highway at 100 km,,,thanks Ontario. But far than Ontario never seen,maybe one day if i won the lotery,i would like to see Alberta hihn mountains and the...
by gervais
Fri May 18, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 25
Views: 784

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

How long will you take to cross ,Ontario to BC ?

i am curious to know
Gervais
by gervais
Sun May 13, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What are the speakers OEM ?
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: What are the speakers OEM ?

thanks Ernest i will check these i think one of mine is dead,, i have check the dinn connector to see if there was any problem in the little socket because i add some noise when i turn on the radio, if i am tired of this i will scrap of all that anyway i dont listen radio when i drive,i never did in...
by gervais
Sat May 12, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What are the speakers OEM ?
Replies: 2
Views: 153

What are the speakers OEM ?

hi to all, i am checking the speakers on my Aspencade, these are 4 ohms,8 watts,,is this true? they are very used ,,as they say!!! they have seen life for very long. what are the OEM speakers? would you know? one is almost dead so i am thinking of taking out this casette beast and fixed a cheap one ...
by gervais
Wed May 09, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 25
Views: 784

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

well ernest
"combination of fluid and air system"

would have the shematic of those shocks??

i have touch many things on my 1984 since i baught it and worked on it last winter but not their shocks,
is there a way to disgnostic them??

thanks

gervais
by gervais
Tue May 08, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 25
Views: 784

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

What a great ride,,

send us some pictures along the road Ernest,,,

"The Adventure of Ernest the Traveler"


Gervais

:-)
by gervais
Wed May 02, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???

yes chinese scrap,, i baught a kit myself too "rebuilt" kit for my starter,,i never installed it.the bearing are so cheap i finnally reused the same bearing but grease them and clean the motor brushs. the front cylinder brake that i have is very used,,this bike was no degligit,,,not well maintain so...
by gervais
Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: XM Radio/CB
Replies: 6
Views: 532

Re: XM Radio/CB

well they are electronics from the 80's,, i opened mine to check if i can see any broken parts,lubricate the pot's ,,and i was looking at an old car radio that was fitted on a motorcycle. i am still having that noise when i turn it on and i am tired of it. Some have advised me to check the connector...
by gervais
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???

ahh
i never heard of them but finally last night i baught one from,,,,,,,,China.

thanks for the link anyway i will check what they may have for my 1200

gervais
by gervais
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???

well
i baught one last night

i did not want to buy in China but i did not add choice,
i checked for a used one on Ebay an dthe prices are completely foolish so
i baught a Chinese one

gervais
by gervais
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Aspencade GL1200 front brake master cylinder???
Replies: 3
Views: 269

Re: Aspencade GL1200 front brake master cylinder???

it is clogged by old brake fluid deposit,

i installed the OEM that i baught but i cannot get it pressure..

i try to clean it,no chance

i baught one later last night from China,
and i will sell this kit,,i dont need it anymore

gervais
by gervais
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???

well
no result,,

i am checking on the web to buy a new complete unit,,

i was not able to have any pressure from the master cylinder,,so i baught an OEM kit for nothing!!!

lets see what i can find on ebay
gervais
by gervais
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???
Replies: 22
Views: 678

Re: GL1200A,front brake master cylinder kit???

it's so dirty,, the old brake oil was just like a sirup when i opened the cover,, i never seen that dirt before from brake oil,, it was like a maple sirup ,,,,,,du sirop d'erable. one of my friend just gave me some old carburator cleaner stuff that smell like hell and i am trying that ,,the master c...