1976 goldwing gl1000 need help


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olemule
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1976 goldwing gl1000 need help

Postby olemule » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:24 am



I have a 76 gl1000 .It will start,but back fires and shuts off.I'm new to bikes.so please help.thanks.ole mule :oops:



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Re: 1976 goldwing gl1000 need help

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:49 am

Well the first obvious thing to check is timing and points. That's where I'd start looking.

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Re: 1976 goldwing gl1000 need help

Postby olemule » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:27 pm

WingAdmin wrote:Well the first obvious thing to check is timing and points. That's where I'd start looking.

Thanks wingAdmin I took the belts off and then i timed and set the points.It runs great now.thanks a lot.

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Re: 1976 goldwing gl1000 need help

Postby cyclewizard » Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:08 am

What the Wingadmin said.
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Re: 1976 goldwing gl1000 need help

Postby Pasquinel » Sun Sep 27, 2009 12:50 pm

You may have wires crossed if anyone untrained has serviced your GL. Be careful on these kinds of problems, as I have heard of red hot tailpipes due to carb and timing issues.




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