what is this pipe for ????

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what is this pipe for ????

Post by wingdings » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:44 am

HHi everyone -I have just bought a Honda Goldwing GL1500 - 1989 model , am currently stripping it down - I have found a rotted pipe / burt pipe - I wonder if anyone one can tell me what is does or what is for please !! - see pics for details - many thanks - jon.. sorry pics wont upload :oops:

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Re: what is this pipe for ????

Post by newday777 » Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:01 am

No pics showed. Location of this "pipe"? Under the left side of the carb rubber mat? Is this pipe rubber?
That is a vacuum hose and very common burn out spot. Check all the vacuum hoses for any cracking brittleness.

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Re: what is this pipe for ????

Post by virgilmobile » Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:02 am

Have a read through this post...viewtopic.php?t=5647

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