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Manual Download?

Postby dtherren » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:49 am



I have been trying to download the GL1200 Common Service Manual. It will download about half the total file and not go any farther. It will not fully download.

Any ideas why it wont. I have an 86 GL1200I with 50K mileage on it and would like to have a manual.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:56 pm

Have you tried using one of the downloader applications mentioned on the front page? What connection speed are you using?

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby dtherren » Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:27 pm

I am running 4 (fast) PC's on a network with a 4M upload/download rate. Running all 4 PC's at once on downloads doesn't effect the speed of any of them as far as a visible rate decrease. A few seconds on each computer for a 100MG file.

As far as the Honda Common Manual, it starts the download like it should. Downloads and opens in the pdf viewer in a few seconds to 3.8 MG out a 7.4 MG and stops. Wont go any farther. I dont believe a download manager will help as the actual downloading isn't the issue. It is more likely the file. An error somewhere.

I don't have any problems downloading any other file.

Any place else to get this manual?

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:50 pm

I know that some PDF viewers have problems downloading files directly into the browser - you might want to try to download it directly and save the PDF to disk, then open the file locally using your PDF viewer.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby ScooterTramp » Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:58 pm

Hi all!

I have the same problem, with the GL1800 service manual. I've got the hard copy, but would like to have it on the computer too. It just won't load. I get an 'I/O error'. Everything else, I load, goes without a hitch. This just don't load and I don't want to try it to much, considering the nature of the error.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:26 pm

What is giving the "I/O" error - the PDF viewer?

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby ScooterTramp » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:45 pm

I've tried down loading it with both FireFox and explorer browsers. I get this error with both of them. It comes up as a pop-up, inside the Adobe viewer(?). I haven't tried it using just adobe (alone), always with a browser.

[edit] At first, I was getting a 'file error'. Didn't say what. After a couple of tries, it started showing up as an I/O error.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:53 am

Right, that's the problem, as I mentioned before. If you try to open it directly as a PDF in the browser, larger files will commonly fail, mainly because Adobe's software is buggy garbage. :)

Right click the manual in your browser and select "Save Link As" (in Firefox) or "Save Target As" (in IE), then have it save the PDF directly to disk. After it's finished, you can open your local copy and it should open with no problem.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby supershoe » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:34 pm

send me your email ill send u it m8ty
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Re: Manual Download?

Postby ScooterTramp » Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:48 pm

Well.......this time I got.....

"C:\Documents\GoldWing\Honda Goldwing GL1800 2008 Service Manual-9EE8B.pdf.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read."

supershoe -

Thanks! Will do.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:24 am

Best thing I can recommend is to try Free Download Manager to do your downloads - it will help download ANY large file from ANY web site, quickly and completely.

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby supershoe » Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:29 am

sent did u get it
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Re: Manual Download?

Postby ScooterTramp » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:46 pm

supershoe wrote:sent did u get it


Not yet.

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2010 GL1800 Manual Download?

Postby jerbear » Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:16 pm

Can anybody tell me where I might be able to download a pdf version of the GL1800 service manual ?

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Re: Manual Download?

Postby HALBUDD » Mon Dec 20, 2010 10:52 pm

jerbear go to goldwing chrome they have alot of manuals. I tried to down load other manuals using pdf but found by using adobe reader works great. Hal
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Manual Download?

Postby jerbear » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:18 am

I checked with Goldwingchrome.com but they do not have the 2010 posted. Maybe paper will be the only way, however, a pdf version of the manual would allow so much more searching, marking, and zooming. I guess I will keep on lookin !!




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