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Postby Basschaser » Sat Mar 15, 2014 3:12 am



I have a 1995 GL1500 SE can anyone tell me what the two relays go to on the right side just above and to the right of the fan one connector is blue the other is white. I bought a Manuel. but I can't find them to tell me what they go to. nothing is wrong I just won't to know. I am retired from the Air Force an just purchased the bike a month ago so I can ride with my son. I was told that everything worked lots of little things didn't I have fixed most of them just dirty connections. and from sitting so long. The Bike is in Awesome shape for being 19 years old. I saw the relays when I was fixing the right corning light. I was a Jet Engine Mechanic ran the Test Cell. 22 Years. Thanks for the help.



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Re: relays

Postby ct1500 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:45 am

One should be the cornering light relay which would have the same wire color going to bulb socket.
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Re: relays

Postby virgilmobile » Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:19 am

I actually replaced my cornering lamp with a dual filament lamp.Replaced the relay with a automotive type(my relays were bad)... attached the "park " filament to the normally open contact of the relay.
Actually,both relays are energized when the bike is "on".
The relay clicks off during a turn and lights that cornering lamp.
Now both of mine have "park" lights running and cornering lamps.

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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:00 pm

Thanks ct1500 next time I'm in there I will check the cornering light wire color. As for the other one I guess I will find out when something stops working. Thanks again!

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Re: relays

Postby RoadRogue » Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:41 am

The other relay should be for the other cornering lamp on the other side. 8-)
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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:02 am

Thanks RoadRogue. I guess that would stand to reason. I ordered a Utopia Back Rest from the local Honda Dealer said it would be here in 5days been two week. I'm not real keen about cutting a hole in the seat. I have watched the Video on how to do it. Any Pointers. Also the screen or covering has fallen down off the front of the two front speakers does that grill come off or do u half to take off the entire dash so to speak.

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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Wed Mar 19, 2014 12:48 am

I didn't receive any feedback on the seat or speakers. I'm thinking maybe I offended some one about the relays. If I did sorry! I didn't mean to. And for the two guys that told me what the relays went to thanks again..

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Re: relays

Postby RoadRogue » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:08 am

Sorry, I missed the questions. There is a thread in the DIY article that covers the speaker covers, it shows how to get to them at least.

viewtopic.php?f=14&t=10998
As for cutting the seat for the backrest, well I found the instructions to be very accurate when I did mine on the 1100. I can only assume that the instructions you will recieve when the backrest arrives from Utopia will be just as accurate for your 1500. Dont worry just follow the measurments and stab at it. 8-)

P.S. you dont have to worry about having offended any one here, sometimes we just get busy. Afterall some of us are out riding these days. I managed to get in 350km today. 8-)
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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:16 am

To Mr. Virgilmobile I read what you put about the corning light. If I'm reading it right you made the cornering light like a brake/running light. They come on when the key is on but get brighter when You turn on the Blinker. Right?

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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:40 am

Thanks for the reply about the seat and speakers. Yea Looked at that this morning. The seat I will do what I half to do it just don't seem right sticking a knife in a good seat. I was worried about rain/water getting into the hole. I'm thinking using RTV around the hole. Your in Canada riding its 2:30 AM here in Florida Ain't it cold there I went to cold lake TDY while I was in the Air Force first time I ever seen a lake frozen over.

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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:51 am

Some one has sent me a private Mess Sorry but I don't open stuff that's wants to make changes to my Computer. My Email is Basschaser1@Gmail.com

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Re: relays

Postby WingAdmin » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:14 am

Basschaser wrote:Some one has sent me a private Mess Sorry but I don't open stuff that's wants to make changes to my Computer. My Email is Basschaser1@Gmail.com


Private messages here should never ask you to make any kind of change to your computer - did you receive a notification? What did you click on that told you it wanted to make a change to your computer?

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Re: relays

Postby virgilmobile » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:55 am

Basschaser wrote:To Mr. Virgilmobile I read what you put about the corning light. If I'm reading it right you made the cornering light like a brake/running light. They come on when the key is on but get brighter when You turn on the Blinker. Right?


Correct.I replaced both relays with the common auto relay.I used the "unused" terminal to power the "park" filament of the lamp.
Now with the key on,both cornering lamps light up like marker lights and then switch to the bright "brake" filament with the turn signal.
You can use a standard brake/tail lamp or a LED type.You may have to alter the lamp housing as the original (on my 88) was wired for a single filament only.
Some will just rewire the relay to provide switched power,use a bright LED ,and leave them bright all the time .kinda like driving lights.Mine are more reflective for the corners and not much straight ahead so I left them as is.

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Corning lights to running and turn lights

Postby Basschaser » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:41 pm

Mr. Viriglmobile Thanks for the info. I like that idea next time i'm in there i will look into doing that my Org cornering light has two filaments already so should be able. I ordered the crusie control filters and some other toys from Cyclemax they had pretty good prices and when u email with questions they answer right away. Know any other good sites to look at toys. Basschaser.

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Re: relays

Postby virgilmobile » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:14 pm

My original lamps were dual filament also but the socket only had one wire out the bottom.I just changed it to what I had on hand.
As far as cool stuff,I just do a Google search in general.
I do avoid Saber cycle..
I'm thinking of accent lighting too.16' spool of tiny bright LED's are cheap on E-Bay .12 volts per 3 LED's and can be cut into about 2" lengths.
I'm gonna need a flight plan if I turn them on. :lol:

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Re: relays

Postby Dogsled » Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:37 pm

{Some one has sent me a private Mess Sorry but I don't open stuff that's wants to make changes to my Computer. My Email is Basschaser1@Gmail.com }

Was the PM from a member you recognise and what made you think they wanted to make changes to your computer?????

I'm not sayin theres anything wrong but you lack of explanation to WA on the post makes me curious ..................I don'tcare if you did PM him, clear it up on the open forum where it was started.
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Re: relays

Postby Basschaser » Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:10 am

Mr. Dogsled I will try and answer your Questions. They weren't trying to change my comp. The PM was. I had a box on the left side of my screen saying I had a private mess. it said to open click here so I did. then it said to open this further we half to make changes to your comp. That's when I clicked the X. anyway the box went away. So I don't know what someone was trying to tell me nor do I care. I go on here to get answers to my question about the wing we all seem to have the same questions and problems. Most of the time I don't even sign in I can find out what I need to know from just reading what everyone else has wrote. I have only been on here a couple of weeks I don't know anybody. And I have only had this Lap Top for a few months. In the past I just asked my wife a question and she would go on her comp and give me the answer. I just purchased my Goldwing a month ago. To let you know how comp smart I am it took me a few seconds to figure out what PM meant and I still don't know what WA means. to end this on a good note I hope. my son which is in the Air Force stationed in Korea text me a joke. Seems a man sitting on the side of the road with a buggy filled with all his cloths needs a home his wife sent him out to get some pills to well make something work again so he handed her Diet pills.

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Postby Basschaser » Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:41 am

Mr. Virgilmobile That's funny flight plan Hey it's better to be seen then not. I will half to check the wires but I think there was two. I have an extra bulb I will take it to work today and hook up 12V and see what it does. I like looking at web sites that people suggest ones you can trust. I have been burnt ones already. I ordered I thought was a pair of hand grips turned out to be just a palm rest. I returned it after calling them he told me he never received it. But when he does he will refund my money that was 3 weeks ago. I have just wrote off the 20 dollars if he needs it that bad he can have it and maybe he's telling the truth. The post office said he got them. I need to get ready to go to work god luck with the lighting.

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Re: relays

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:34 am

My original lamp housing had 2 wires too.one was the case ground.out of the bottom was just the one wire for just the brighter filament.Nothing was hooked to the park filament.

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Re: relays

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:24 am

Basschaser wrote:Mr. Dogsled I will try and answer your Questions. They weren't trying to change my comp. The PM was. I had a box on the left side of my screen saying I had a private mess. it said to open click here so I did. then it said to open this further we half to make changes to your comp. That's when I clicked the X. anyway the box went away. So I don't know what someone was trying to tell me nor do I care.


I suspect what you clicked on was actually an advertisement. If you have private messages, you can click on this to see them: Private In Box - you will only be shown the messages, and will NOT be asked to install anything. You were right in not installing anything - never install anything in your computer unless you're explicitly expecting to install something.

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Re: relays

Postby Dogsled » Fri Mar 21, 2014 10:16 am

Yeah, all I was worried about was something starting a virus, just curious. Gotta be careful these days and it's good to know when something fishy may be happening.


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