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by jboughto70
Fri Jan 07, 2022 1:43 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1986 GL1200 White smoke and oil under the bike
Replies: 9
Views: 495

Re: 1986 GL1200 White smoke and oil under the bike

yeah, the water could be in the gas, and like rambozo said, smoke can look white when its light blue or whatever.
by jboughto70
Mon Dec 27, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1986 GL1200 White smoke and oil under the bike
Replies: 9
Views: 495

Re: 1986 GL1200 White smoke and oil under the bike

white smoke is usually water, which usually means a cracked block or cracked head or head gasket.
by jboughto70
Mon Dec 27, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: coating on intakes
Replies: 4
Views: 459

Re: coating on intakes

I am in Indiana and it is quite humid here all the time, everything rusts and even wood on houses falls apart, so I willl probably need to clear coat like those others were saying. Some of the coating on the intakes and the side covers have chinks/scratches in them, thats why I was polishing down to...
by jboughto70
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: coating on intakes
Replies: 4
Views: 459

coating on intakes

I am in the process of polishing up all the metal on my gl1200a and the intake manifolds? (between the carbs and the valves) have a yellowish tint that seems to be a coating that is supposed to be there. Is there any reason I can't wire wheel this coating off and polish the metal? I don't think this...