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by CrystalPistol
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Dash lights stay on when key in "lock" position
Replies: 5
Views: 303

Re: Dash lights stay on when key in "lock" position

I knew they had a lock position, just never used it. My battery is also fried ..couldn't start the bike at all today.Just click click click...looks like I bought a lemon ...nice. Bike or battery? Is there a "park" position that lights a few lights when parked? I ask as I only use off myself and two ...
by CrystalPistol
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: Bolts

If I ever take mine out again, gonna use all thread socket button head screws and use a ball end hex on them, to allow angle.
by CrystalPistol
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What is this LCD indicator?
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: What is this LCD indicator?

It doesn't move, change, or do anything else. It's just like the scale on the left side for the fuel - all it does is turn on when the bike turns on, to show a scale that indicates "higher than here is hot." So it comes on when the bike is on, and goes away when the bike is off. No additional funct...
by CrystalPistol
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What is this LCD indicator?
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: What is this LCD indicator?

The answer is above several times. It's only one temp gage. It is what it is.
by CrystalPistol
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: wind sheilds
Replies: 9
Views: 274

Re: wind sheilds

F4 customs standard vented http://yoursmiles.org/tsmile/rulez/t2002.gif Excellent. That vent, when open will help cool in heat, will aid in reducing fogging or misting in fog, and will lessen head buffeting from air over top of windshield by reducing low pressure area's influence in pulling the buf...
by CrystalPistol
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What is this LCD indicator?
Replies: 17
Views: 304

Re: What is this LCD indicator?

DSCI0053 a.jpg '85 Aspencade. The red and white part of lines are made on screen. When the bike is "on", that's when see fuel and temp gages. When pressing air buttons to check frt or rear psi in neutral, then air pressure gage comes up. Mine has nothing (no gage) to right of temp. If what you are ...
by CrystalPistol
Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Rivco Sidestand Pad
Replies: 36
Views: 2791

Re: Rivco Sidestand Pad

Oh come on. :) wouldn't you rather spend some hard earned money on something more expensive. What are people to think, a block of wood with a coloured cord. Seriously, that's cheaper than mine. Than again it does the job. I'll take the money saved and buy two tanks of gas. Haha … it has great value...
by CrystalPistol
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Rivco Sidestand Pad
Replies: 36
Views: 2791

Re: Rivco Sidestand Pad

I cut a "pad" from 1/2" plywood, drilled hole, cut "ditch" or wide groove from hole to nearest edge on bottom side, tie 4 feet long piece polyethalene pink cord with it pulled tight in that groove, loop at other end, drop it, hold cord, foot scoots it under sidestand, loop placed around clutch lever...
by CrystalPistol
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: Trailer picture thread
Replies: 336
Views: 37045

Re: Trailer picture thread

Came with the trike, minor upgrades. I made my own 1.25 receiver type hitch, believe it's a cm 2000?
by CrystalPistol
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: satellite radio
Replies: 24
Views: 2503

Re: satellite radio

Meant to add, one of my SkyFi 1s is the first that my wife bought as a gift when the first came out early 2000s or very late 1990s, it's been in constant service and spent much of my last 10 years as a state LEO in my issued police car, out in all weather, left in on cold winter nights as well as ho...
by CrystalPistol
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Timing Belt Tension
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: Timing Belt Tension

self adjusting NO One may do that and get really lucky, but those springs are not for tension adjustment. They just hold the idlers in position as the mechanic installs belts. There is a proper way to set tension that Honda specs that does not rely on those springs. Too loose, they'll flap at low s...
by CrystalPistol
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: starter repacking.
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: starter repacking.

I cleaned & repacked the 1200's in late 1990s when I did the "brush plate ground wire" addition mod … and the starter in the 1500 is as mother Honda shipped it in 1997
by CrystalPistol
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone
Replies: 27
Views: 685

Re: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

AZgl1800 wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:50 pm
finding that tool when you need it, is the challenge.
"middle drawer, top row, roll-around #1"
by CrystalPistol
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: satellite radio
Replies: 24
Views: 2503

Re: satellite radio

I have a generic automotive XM radio on my GL1500 that has been on there for MANY years, through thousands and thousands of miles. It's been through sun, rain and wind. I take it off its mount and throw it in the trunk whenever I park. It is still rock solid and never fails to work perfectly. It's ...
by CrystalPistol
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone
Replies: 27
Views: 685

Re: PTFE, Graphite, White Lithium, Silicone

Good tool for lubing cables here;

www.denniskirk.com/motion-pro/cable-lub ... /28910.sku


Mine is over 40 yrsold, used a lot on my Nortons & Triumphs in past, I use a spray Dry slide as I recall. Sold T150V last year, haven't used it since, but it's in a cabinet.
by CrystalPistol
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Exhaust tips
Replies: 5
Views: 272

Re: Exhaust tips

straight rolled edge pencil tips, about 2 inch. measure first.



by CrystalPistol
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Reference Information
Topic: Cross Reference part numbers
Replies: 50
Views: 35560

Re: Cross Reference part numbers

Thanks, good info. Just a note, ref batteries, I have the Odyssey PC 680 AGM in both my '97 G-1500SE trike and my '85 GL-1200Asp. I had no "cables rerouting" that needed doing, just a twist and maybe slightly longer SS bolt w spacer as I recall. I had my first PC680 last near 13 years in the trike, ...
by CrystalPistol
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Gears
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: Gears

Oooops, I see it is already fixed.

Antonioooo wrote: ↑
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:44 am
was a bit hit clutch
What is that?
by CrystalPistol
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: NO SOUND FROM RADIO
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: NO SOUND FROM RADIO

Hey Wingadmin, I have been looking at various threads to troubleshoot my stereo (same symptoms: radio appears to be working fine but no sound). I have isolated it to a fried power amplifier when I came across your post about bypassing the amplifier. Can you please explain the wiring modifications (...
by CrystalPistol
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Gl1200 shuts down while driving
Replies: 13
Views: 958

Re: Gl1200 shuts down while driving

Also, might use a mirror or fingers to feel back or bottom of ignition switch. Some 1200s suffered when switch back rivets let go. Just something to look at.
by CrystalPistol
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: How Are These Held On the Screw Head
Replies: 14
Views: 468

Re: How Are These Held On the Screw Head

A dab of clear silicone, let set overnight, will do.
by CrystalPistol
Wed Oct 31, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What kind of Air Guage do you use?
Replies: 34
Views: 1542

Re: What kind of Air Guage do you use?

round one with release button, it holds reading well until released.
by CrystalPistol
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GOLDWING GL1500 CB Knockout Panellug
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: GOLDWING GL1500 CB Knockout Panellug

Well, I could not recall so I picked myself up and drug same down two flights into basement shop, and now I'm back. It just bugged me that I could not recall which was which. Anyway, my 1200 has a round plug on top right that snaps into square hole, that's the one somebody once told me was for an ou...
by CrystalPistol
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Other Bikes
Topic: 1973 Norton 750
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: 1973 Norton 750

If only we had 20-20 foresight, huh? My first was a 1970 Norton 750 Fastback, 4 speed, fast, then in '74 I traded it in on a new '74 T150V Trident. Rode that until I wrecked it, stayed off a few years as I finished college and got into other stuff ,, then after getting married and well situated in m...
by CrystalPistol
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 goldwing exhaust
Replies: 1
Views: 162

Re: 1200 goldwing exhaust

can anyone tell me what size pipe is on the exhaust manifold. thanks Do you mean at the collector where the one pipe slips into muffler at rear of header, where many rust out? I forget OD but I did once fix two for a buddy by welding in new sections, it was a short term fix and one night, he found ...