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by grantimus
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Minimizing effects of ethanol
Replies: 41
Views: 2524

Re: Minimizing effects of ethanol

Thanks guys, thought I was on the right path with 91, had no idea that that 87 is what should be run in them (this is also my first Wing and has 25k miles on it) most all the 87 here is a 10% ethanol. Since it sounds like you guys have been running the 10% with no ill effects I'll start using it an...
by grantimus
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Minimizing effects of ethanol
Replies: 41
Views: 2524

Re: Minimizing effects of ethanol

Thanks guys, thought I was on the right path with 91, had no idea that that 87 is what should be run in them (this is also my first Wing and has 25k miles on it) most all the 87 here is a 10% ethanol. Since it sounds like you guys have been running the 10% with no ill effects I'll start using it and...
by grantimus
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Minimizing effects of ethanol
Replies: 41
Views: 2524

Minimizing effects of ethanol

I know that running ethanol is bad for the carbs(not sure about fuel injection) and always run 91 octane in all our vehicles. On my '82 GL I've been trying really hard to avoid ethanol but its difficult since not all the 91 will specifically say its ethanol free. I've starting asking the store manag...
by grantimus
Thu May 28, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: What weight oil for progressive fork springs?
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: What weight oil for progressive fork springs?

Thanks guys, I appreciate ya taking the time to share your setups. I'm thinking that I too will try 20w with no air. Once the fronts done then I'll be ordering a set of 412s too. Did running the Progressives in front and rear increase the height at all?
by grantimus
Tue May 26, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: What weight oil for progressive fork springs?
Replies: 3
Views: 252

What weight oil for progressive fork springs?

I have an 82 Interstate and have seals and the Progressive fork springs coming. My question is what weight oil would you recommend? I know that OE is 10wt but seeing that I'm a bigger guy, 6'2" and 290lbs and plan on doing some camping trips with it so would like it to better handle that additional ...