Point me in the right direction please


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cruzan_papa
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Point me in the right direction please

Post by cruzan_papa » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:30 pm



Hey guys,

So I want to polish a few things on my 82 GL1100, I’ll post a pic with Yellow Arrows. The valve and timing belt covers I can get to, or I know what to do to get to them. It’s the manifold and what ever the name of that cover is (if anyone knows please educate me on it). If possible I would like to get it done while it’s on the bike, but if I have no other choice then it’s coming off. I would like to know is there a video or a “How To” on here for such project? I tried looking but I don’t know if there’s one, as well as YouTube unless I’m using the wrong words? Anyways if any of you know where I can find instructions on how to get this done or a vid, I’ll greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance for all your help! :D
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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by RBGERSON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:43 am

carb caps and intakes are what what I think you are pointing to..FYI parts fiche on dealer sites are your friends everything is there and labeled like

http://shop.westernhonda.com/fiche_sele ... &mfg=Honda
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by cruzan_papa » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:55 am

RBGERSON wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:43 am
carb caps and intakes are what what I think you are pointing to..FYI parts fiche on dealer sites are your friends everything is there and labeled like

http://shop.westernhonda.com/fiche_sele ... &mfg=Honda
I thought about that and went on Bikebandit but just like that site link, they show the carb but don't name or point out what the name of the cap is. I found out by watching a vid on youtube lastnight after making this post. Now I'm thinking if this is too much trouble should i just buy them in chrome?

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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by RBGERSON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:28 am

I have a set of chrome caps for sale if interested I'll dig them out and make sure they are still perfect. $50 plus shipping
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by cruzan_papa » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:23 am

RBGERSON wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:28 am
I have a set of chrome caps for sale if interested I'll dig them out and make sure they are still perfect. $50 plus shipping
YEESSS!!!!! So is it a set of chrome manifolds or the Slide cap Covers you got? Post a pic if you can and thanks :)

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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by RBGERSON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:14 am

Carb caps not intakes..I'll dig them out and get a pic soon..
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NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by RBGERSON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:30 am

Here they are..




HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by RBGERSON » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:33 am

also they do sell covers that fit over the intakes that are chrome not sure if I have nay of those but they are variable for aftermarket sellers..I'll look aroudn in my stuff but I don't remember having any of those left but I could be wrong???
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
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Re: Point me in the right direction please

Post by cruzan_papa » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:40 am

RBGERSON wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:33 am
also they do sell covers that fit over the intakes that are chrome not sure if I have nay of those but they are variable for aftermarket sellers..I'll look aroudn in my stuff but I don't remember having any of those left but I could be wrong???
yea those look real nice. I gotta make sure im not gonna screw up anything, this is my first time taking it off and the whole thing is still on the bike. I just want to make it look a bit better :)



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