Having Fun

Information and questions on GL1000 Goldwings (1975-1979)
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Having Fun

Post by pbgilley » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:13 pm

Having fun trying to disconnect driveshaft in order to remove engine... I may have to remove sidecar..76 G-wing...unable to get a clear path to work...Pete

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Re: Having Fun

Post by Sidcar » Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:43 pm

Hi Pete,
After one year of ownership I've learnt there's not much easily got at on a GoldWing, not on a 1500 anyway.
However once all the bodywork was out the way I removed the back wheel then the hub assembly and the driveshaft came out with the hub.


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Re: Having Fun

Post by flash2002 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:01 pm

Pete, if you pull back on the drive shaft boot you will see a clip in between the joint/

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Re: Having Fun

Post by Fred Camper » Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:59 pm

Early wings have the clip, later wings do not. So part of the joy of early wing ownership is a pita drive shaft clip.

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