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by johnny42
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Reference Information
Topic: Automotive oil in your bike?
Replies: 13
Views: 4637

Re: Automotive oil in your bike?

I like the idea of synthetic oil and will likely switch next season if my research doesn't convince me otherwise. Charging system still original and no problems.
by johnny42
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: Reference Information
Topic: Automotive oil in your bike?
Replies: 13
Views: 4637

Re: Automotive oil in your bike?

I've been using Castrol GTX 10-40 exclusively since buying my 1983 Gold Wing Interstate in 1983. Just had a look at the label and it is Resource Conserving! I've read a few threads where it says not to go to synthetics on older bikes as it may cause leaks. It has about 67,000 miles on it. Anyone swi...
by johnny42
Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2015 Goldwing (40th Anniversary) disappointment
Replies: 168
Views: 32166

Re: 2015 Goldwing (40th Anniversary) disappointment

Keep in mind, if Honda decides to add all those bells and whistles mentioned in this thread, Gold Wings will get expensive.
by johnny42
Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1983 Goldwing Front Brake Light not working
Replies: 17
Views: 1190

Re: 1983 Goldwing Front Brake Light not working

My front brake lever did not activate the brake light during last year's NYState Inspection. Messing with the wires got it to work and my mechanic allowed my bike to pass inspection, but told me to get it fixed. I pulled the wires, took the switch apart, cleaned it all up, spray cleaned it, put it b...