running rough

Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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Motorcycle: 1983 GL1100I

running rough

Post by army12400 » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:29 am

i have a 1983 gl1100 and just got it out the barn from the winter it started right up so i took it for a little spin after checking all fluids and what not but going threw the gears it kinda shakes and and chugs a bit but then it levels out to normal. can someone please help i am thinking it may be the plugs but i dont know thanks josh

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Re: running rough

Post by virgilmobile » Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:06 pm

Gas does not preserve well.Replace anything over a month old.
Add a bit of MMO or Sea Foam and a tank of fresh fuel.Run it out before you tear into the carbs.

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