chokes from the line


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chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Mon May 09, 2016 3:29 pm



I recently bought a 1980 gl1100 goldwing it bogs down and coughs from a start but runs great after that. Work done...New plugs, rebuilt carbs, floats adjusted, valves adjusted, carbs synced, idle at 1000 rpms, new timing belts, new water pump. Ant ideas?? Thanks



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Re: chokes from the line

Postby Aussie81Interstate » Mon May 09, 2016 5:41 pm

Clean the jets again - bet they are still clogged.

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Tue May 10, 2016 6:55 am

Thanks for your reply, The jets are new out of the rebuild kit, the fuel filter is new, and the fuel tank was removed, and any scale should have been removed as I rotated the tank with a bunch of marbles in it, then flushed. I'm stumped

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby Aussie81Interstate » Tue May 10, 2016 5:55 pm

Are all the slides moving smoothly.

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby indianakid » Tue May 10, 2016 7:58 pm

Could be the accelerator pump. Was that replaced during the rebuild?

Your bike is a 1980 and if the carbs are original then they will have pressed in idle jets. I have not seen a rebuild kit with new press in idle jets. If you did not pull the idle jets to clean them then that is most likely the cause of the problem.

At least the carbs are easier to remove after you have done it a time or two.

Best of luck.

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Wed May 11, 2016 1:33 pm

Aussie81Interstate wrote:Are all the slides moving smoothly.

All cleaned during rebuild and lubed with white lithium, moved freely, should be fine

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Wed May 11, 2016 1:37 pm

indianakid wrote:Could be the accelerator pump. Was that replaced during the rebuild?

Your bike is a 1980 and if the carbs are original then they will have pressed in idle jets. I have not seen a rebuild kit with new press in idle jets. If you did not pull the idle jets to clean them then that is most likely the cause of the problem.

At least the carbs are easier to remove after you have done it a time or two.

Best of luck.

new accelerator pump and new idle jets, they were removable??? seems the carb was previously rebuilt or not original.
yeah, I pulled those carbs 3 times LOL

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby littlebeaver » Wed May 11, 2016 4:53 pm

They might be new idle jets but I bet they got clogged up again..... The jets on those are really tiny, if you had some junk get in they are clogged....See the bike should glide away from a stand still just with very little acceleration and if it stumbles and coughs as mentioned the idle jets are clogged.....Remove them and check and remember there's a jet hole right down the center too...Just my two cents.....Good luck.

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Wed May 11, 2016 7:13 pm

Thanks, sounds right, looks like I'll be pulling those carbs for a fourth time. I'm getting too old for this, lol

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Re: chokes from the line

Postby dingdong » Thu May 12, 2016 6:43 am

You need to open the carbs up and remove the lithium lube. The inner surface of the carb top and the external piston contact areas of the slide need to be carefully polished. Also, clean the inner bore of the brass bushing of the carb top. Leave dry, do not lube. This will cause slow erratic movement of the slides. Good luck!
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Re: chokes from the line

Postby bklynjoe » Thu May 12, 2016 9:24 am

Thanks, for the info; Joe




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