Technical information and Q&A applicable to all years and models of Goldwings
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- Joined: Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:53 am
- Location: sanford, ME
- Motorcycle: 1985 GL1200A Aspencade
1976 honda GL1000 LTD
Smell on 1985 GL1200. As I ride down the road I can smell the exhaust every once and awhile. I have a tall wrap around windshield and sometimes feel the wind pushing on the back of my helmet, I think it is picking up exhaust and sending it my way. I have a small exhaust leak at the head that I am going to fix. I also found small holes, one on each side that were drilled out at the start of the muffler just after the cross over. Are those holes there for a reason, like condensation. There are aftermarket exhaust extenders installed, were the holes there to keep the back pressure the same, after the install of the exhaust extenders.
- Posts: 67
- Joined: Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:49 am
- Location: Woodbine, georgia
- Motorcycle: 1 1985 Honda Goldwings ltd trike
1991 GL1500 SE
Are those holes there for a reason, like condensation.
I think they are there for that reason, all of mine have the same thing. On one of my 1200's I removed the exhaust system to install a trike kit, and found that the exhaust pipe collar, gasket had burned through, and I had to have a section of the pipe replaced, that seems like the most likely source of an exhaust leak.
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