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by wingingit2
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

Here are pic's of the front 18" Lester.
by wingingit2
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

stephen.mangnall wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:15 am
Hi, also interested in the Lester front wheel can you post or send photo's?
Responded to your Email
by wingingit2
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

My pm reply doesn't seem to be working, so here is my reply to snobrdr I don't have a 19 inch. I was mistaken, it is an 18 inch. Here is a copy of my previous reply if you didn't get it. Oops, Just looked up the receipt for the tire and found out it is an 18" wheel, but definitely for an '75-'77. Th...
by wingingit2
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

I looked and found the Front Lester is an 18" wheel. It also has a new Bridgestone Spitfire on it.
by wingingit2
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

SnoBrdr PM replied to.
by wingingit2
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

I'm inseam challenged, kinda like the seat height. Don't race it, so it's not a problem.
by wingingit2
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Re: Lester Wheels

Thanks guys. I have three 16" rears and two 19" fronts. I'll sell one front and two rears if anybody needs them. The front is a right side speedo Drive. '75-'77 I think and the rears will fit 1000's & 1100's.
by wingingit2
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Lester Wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 435

Lester Wheels

Does anyone know if there is a Lester rear wheel available for the 1000's or 1100's that is for a 17 inch tire. I have two 16 inch rears.
by wingingit2
Fri Mar 16, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

Wingit Unless there is more going on you should not have adversely affected the trail. The rear wheel is smaller and the front is taller (and wider) . This effectively tips the bike, (back down and the front up). It also makes the bike foot print slightly longer. Picture the steering bearing axis e...
by wingingit2
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

Left and right bearings on a 1000 are the same. They are needle bearings, unlike the others which use tapered roller bearings. Mine is also an upgrade to use needle thrust bearings instead of the composite washer the OEM used.
by wingingit2
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

I found out that the rear wheel is a 16" instead of a 17" which is stock. Wheels are Lester's and tires are 1 size wider than stock.
Also looked up Frame Spec's:
Gl1000 Caster angle is 62 Degrees, trail 4.7"
Gl1200 Caster angle is 60 Degrees Trail 4.6"
by wingingit2
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

Good thought, I will check over the weekend when I get time.
by wingingit2
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

I'm not sure if the trail changed, but it corners so much better. The wobble is in the frame. Same thing my Ninja 600 did years ago. I have new Progressive 412's on the back. I will adjust and see what happens. They are pretty stiff now. I also have Race Tech Fork springs up front. I want to go to 7...
by wingingit2
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

My '76 GL did that too. Now I just don't try such speeds anymore, which has completely eliminated the problem. But seriously, I have heard numerous times that the old GL's have spaghetti frames and that they do not hold up well at high speeds or hard cornering. A friend of the family who worked at ...
by wingingit2
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

Check fork lengths from triple tree to axle on both sides? Unequal lengths can pull the front wheel out of plane with the rear wheel. There is a lengthy procedure for checking front and rear wheel planes using string lines that can tell you things the eyes can’t see. http://www.motorcycle.com/how-t...
by wingingit2
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

You have kind of a Frankenstein front end where some of the components may not be completly compatible. It is difficult to diagnose the cause since there has been a significant deviation from stock. The solution may be to stay well below 95 mph unless you have intentions of racing your bike. I am n...
by wingingit2
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

Re: High speed wobble

Yes, had it mounted and balanced at my local dealer.
I tightened up the bearing preloads a bit and it made a small difference, but not much. This is happening at 95 to 100 MPH.
by wingingit2
Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: High speed wobble
Replies: 22
Views: 622

High speed wobble

I am looking for the less obvious reasons for a high speed wobble on my '75 GL1000. I have done a swingarm bearing upgrade using needle thrust bearings and seals I got from Randakk. I also have upgraded the forks & brakes using modified GL1200 triple trees & CBR600 F2 cartridge forks & brakes, along...
by wingingit2
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Electronic Ignition
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Re: Electronic Ignition

Thanks for the help. wingrider from NGW figured it out. He said to look for a Dyna III Module. I found one under the opposite side Shelter so I now know it is a Dyna III from Dynatek.
by wingingit2
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Electronic Ignition
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Re: Electronic Ignition

Only had a chance to look, not work. I can see the ballast resister with a piggy back resister. So without measuring I guess it would be 3 ohm's and I would use 3 ohm Dyna coils.
by wingingit2
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Electronic Ignition
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Electronic Ignition

Does anyone recognize this ignition module? I am wanting to put some Dynatek coils on my '75 GL1000 and need to know what ohm primary I will need.
by wingingit2
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen
Replies: 17
Views: 2308

Re: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen

I have used other LED bulbs in Speedo's and found that they are too long. Can't tell how long these are but the ones I tried bent when inserted and didn't last long.
by wingingit2
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen
Replies: 17
Views: 2308

Re: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen

If they are sending that many bulbs it's OK, but the LCD only uses 1 bulb & cap. Maybe someone has ordered the bulb kit and can confirm the number of bulbs.
by wingingit2
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen
Replies: 17
Views: 2308

Re: REPAIR SERVICE for 1988 - 2000 Honda Goldwing GL1500 Gauge Cluster Speedometer LCD Screen

They sell the bulb & cap for $39.99, Honda's MSRP is under $5.00 for the 2 parts. Buyer beware!!!!
by wingingit2
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cruise Control slow to respond
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Re: Cruise Control slow to respond

Oops forgot to update. That was the problem. And the carb problem was a clogged vent hose for the California emissions. funny thing was it was the metal tube portion that was clogged, not the rubber hoses.