getting ready for a long trip


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burntice51
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getting ready for a long trip

Post by burntice51 » Thu May 24, 2012 2:36 pm



Hello, I am getting my Goldwing 1500 se ready for a long trip. This might sound like a stupid question but I am looking all over the bike for any grease fittings. Is there anyplace that just needs to be greased with a gun ????? And where might those fittings be.



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Re: getting ready for a long trip

Post by cbx4evr » Thu May 24, 2012 6:51 pm

None that I know of and if there are some they have been neglected for many years.
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Re: getting ready for a long trip

Post by dogdoggybob » Sat May 26, 2012 1:15 am

what about the final drive?

on my 1100 there is a fitting to grease the drive shaft connecting the final drive.

don't know about the 1500...

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Re: getting ready for a long trip

Post by jdjones1956 » Sat May 26, 2012 1:29 am

I haven't seen anything in the Haynes manual referring to grease fittings nor have I found any on my bike. Mine is a 1500.

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Re: getting ready for a long trip

Post by WingAdmin » Tue May 29, 2012 1:20 pm

dogdoggybob wrote:what about the final drive?

on my 1100 there is a fitting to grease the drive shaft connecting the final drive.

don't know about the 1500...
Yes, there is one on the 1100, but not on the 1500.

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Re: getting ready for a long trip

Post by Kiwi2 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:20 am

If you have regularly maintained your Wing and changed the oils as required then it will be OK.

There are no grease nipples on the 1500.



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