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by petethedrummer
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: Replacing your fuel pump
Replies: 21
Views: 24863

Re: Replacing your fuel pump

shouldnt I loosen the bolts to the pump before taking of the elbow?
by petethedrummer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: gas in left 2 cylinders
Replies: 2
Views: 284

gas in left 2 cylinders

Hello! I went to start my gl1100 this spring and it wouldnt turn over easy. I thought it was the battery but after buying a new battery, I removed the plugs,turned it over, and the 2 cylinders on the left side of the bike shot gasoline out! It seems to be filling up while it sits. Do you think it co...
by petethedrummer
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello Goldwingers!
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Hello Goldwingers!

My original front tire on my 82 goldwing aspencade was mr90-18 71h. I bought a recommened 120/90v18 and the tire is way wider than my original.. So much that I will have to take off my fender to get it on. its is .75 inches wider! Any suggestions? I hope it will fit.. i hate to pay $40 bucks to have...
by petethedrummer
Thu May 24, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to change the headlight on an '82 GL1100A
Replies: 14
Views: 13414

Re: How to change the headlight on an '82 GL1100A

Is that a Phillips screw in the knob?
I cant seem to make it move.. too many years...
Will I have to bust the knob off?
by petethedrummer
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to remove and replace your water pump
Replies: 157
Views: 93007

Re: How to remove and replace your water pump

I am having trouble interpreting the tourque of the housing bolts. It says 9 ft lbs.. i am told you multiply it by 12 and get 108 inch lbs. other people says 9ft lbs is not very much I bought a small 1/4 inch torque wrench from harbor freight. It says its in inch lbs but when i set it for just 9 inc...
by petethedrummer
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to remove and replace your water pump
Replies: 157
Views: 93007

Re: How to remove and replace your water pump

I am having trouble with step 121 trying to remove the dowel from the cover. I put a screwdriver into the dowel and wiggeled it.. it wont come off. can i attach the cover without taking this dowel out and putting it into the engine? Also I tryed the waterpump leak test.. how is it suppose to hold wa...