Technical information and Q&A applicable to all years and models of Goldwings
- Sponsored Links
5 posts • Page 1 of 1
- Posts: 449
- Joined: Sun May 25, 2014 7:36 am
- Location: Woodward, Oklahoma
- Motorcycle: Yamaha 750- college days- sold
Yamaha virago- sold
Honda VTX 1300- sold
Honda shadow Aero 1100- sold
1987 Honda Goldwing interstate "Sleeping Beauty"- sold
02 kawasaki vulcan 1500 drifter - sold
1997 Honda goldwing SE 1500 - AKA "Black Beard" (current)
1981 GL1100 - "The Wanderer"
Brake caliper rebuild. Has anyone rebuilt their calipers. This might be out of my league. Any place I can send these to get rebuilt ??? Haves used ones on eBay, but a gamble of sorts.
- Posts: 840
- Joined: Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:14 pm
- Location: New Albany In
- Motorcycle: 1984 gl1200a&1985GL1200A & 1996 gl 1500 aspy. us army 74-77
Look in the how-to articles I believe there is a post from Wingadmin or someone else that shows step by step how to rebuild,Its been awhile but I think there is one.----------------------------------Hal Just saw what you need look at jmal s post in the 1200 section Wingadmin has posted the link you will need.
A woman that can use tools is worth her weight in gold !!
- Posts: 321
- Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:25 am
- Location: Oswego, NY
- Motorcycle: 1993 GL1500 Aspencade
2006 Burgman Executive
2007 Yamaha Majesty
2006 Yamaha Morphous-(2018 cannonball scoot)
If you have the ability to take the bike apart and put it back together, you certainly can rebuild your calipers....and do a darn good job of it! Read to how-to on this site, and you'll do fine.
- Posts: 151
- Joined: Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:57 am
- Location: Coon Rapids MN
- Motorcycle: 1987 GL1200I 124k
2009 Honda Silverwing 14k -- the wife's scooter
I agree with minimac. Based on what you have done so far, a brake rebuild is certainly within your skill set. Read the how-to article and ask if any questions.
- Posts: 8
- Joined: Sun Jul 20, 2014 12:23 am
- Location: south australia
- Motorcycle: none at the moment
Mate if you can rebuild a bike as someone else said this is a walk in the park the calipers will be as easy as on an 87 ,i think the main thing to look for would be scoring on the piston/S and replace the seals ,pop your pistons out with some comp air replace the seal/s done .Dont ever pay someone to do something before you have a crack at it yourself mate good luck .
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests