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by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: mystery black box
Replies: 3
Views: 36

Re: mystery black box

Rambozo wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:42 pm
Sounds like the CDI igniter.
Does it look something like this?
www.ebay.com/itm/191187657274
or
www.ebay.com/itm/163715556378
It does sound like an ignitor, and it's the right number of pins...but not located where he said it was.
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Wingstuff points?
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Wingstuff points?

I notice that Wingstuff has done away with their paid VIP program, and replaced it with a points system, where you get points for buying non-discounted items - and if you accumulate enough points, you get discounts you can apply against a future purchase. Kind of like airline points. Doing some quic...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: mystery black box
Replies: 3
Views: 36

Re: mystery black box

I was going to guess the neutral diode until you said it had a 9 pin connector. Can you post a picture of it?
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cable panel keepers.
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Cable panel keepers.

The 1990's Honda PC800 had similar mirrors - if you hit them hard enough, they popped off, instead of breaking expensive plastic. Unlike BMW, the Honda mirrors had a cable tether built into them from the factory, so they pop off and dangle instead of smashing onto the ground. You can see it here: -d...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Shift lever alternative for adjustability
Replies: 5
Views: 109

Re: Shift lever alternative for adjustability

You could heat the arm gently with a propane torch and gently bend it slightly to fit. Make sure you remove the rubber first. :)
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1500 Charging Issues
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: GL1500 Charging Issues

Thanks for the suggestion. I put the ammeter which shows volts and amps at the battery with a shunt which gave me 20 amps with battery voltage that was dropping about a tenth of a volt per second. If the battery voltage was dropping, then you were not charging at 20 amps. You were DRAINING the batt...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Saddlebag Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 155

Re: Saddlebag Lights

That little MN5-AM22 module is the high voltage generator for the electroluminescent lights. Only produced for a very short time, the EL panels fit into the side reflectors on the saddlebags and light up uniformly behind them. A very poor design, as EL panels grow dim with use, and eventually fail c...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to replace your front brake pads
Replies: 22
Views: 18547

Re: How to replace your front brake pads

Hello, Can anyone please tell me if there is only 1 (one) brake line stabilization bracket per side when putting the rotor covers on. I have one marked R and one marked L. Is that all that there is? Thank you Frank As you saw, there are two. Well, it is a single bracket, but it is made up of two pi...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Roaring Heat Rash!!
Replies: 10
Views: 202

Re: Roaring Heat Rash!!

I'm not entirely sure he's talking about what everyone is suggesting solutions for. The hot air exiting from the side vents on the Goldwing is whatever the ambient temperature is, plus whatever heat the radiators have dumped into it. The engine has to get rid of excess heat. It does this by transfer...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: number one piston location
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: number one piston location

Here you go:

Image

Firing order is 1-3-2-4.
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Broken Trunk Lid restraint cables
Replies: 7
Views: 222

Re: Broken Trunk Lid restraint cables

But, the electrical wiring doesn't have the tensile strength as the original cables so, I think that they probably won't last very long. I would be more likely to get some steel cable of the same diameter as the originals and then try to do the same thing as you did here. Good luck! Russell Those w...
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Lowering suspension
Replies: 9
Views: 338

Re: Lowering suspension

I got on to a specialist company in the uk called Hagon, I believe they're in USA aswell, they said they could make any shock any length you wanted but would not do it unles you gave them the rear wheel vertical travel dimension by unboltong the bottom eyes, jacking up the swingarm until the tyre w...
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Speaking of Austone Taxi Tires....
Replies: 76
Views: 2872

Re: Speaking of Austone Taxi Tires....

Took the bike for a ride today about 35 miles. I noticed at times I could hear a faint rub. Stopped to check and couldn't see anything so waited until I got home to really get under the bike. I noticed shiny plastic on the right saddlebag. Eyeballing the clearance the left has about 3/8" more room ...
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Special Tools for general/most maintenance?
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: Special Tools for general/most maintenance?

How about torque wrenches? I have one in ft/lbs. What about a smaller one in in/lbs? Are most measurements for torque specs in inches or foot pounds? The torque wrench I have is gotta be about 18 inches long. It might be too long for many uses and is also a 1/2" drive for the socket. That might be ...
by WingAdmin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Off-road Rally Goldwings
Replies: 20
Views: 343

Re: Off-road Rally Goldwings

Have a look at The Longest Ride and you'll see just what GL1100's are capable in conditions for which they were never intended!
by WingAdmin
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: traffic light stop/wait/go best practice?
Replies: 10
Views: 271

Re: traffic light stop/wait/go best practice?

One last thing - the second your bike is moving your left foot is back on the foot peg. This is your best balance position. I constantly see people move off from a stop with one leg hanging out, presumably for balance - sometimes all the way through the intersection. That much weight off to the sid...
by WingAdmin
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Off-road Rally Goldwings
Replies: 20
Views: 343

Off-road Rally Goldwings

A couple crazies on GL1100's take on the Touratech Rally:



by WingAdmin
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: rider down
Replies: 13
Views: 301

Re: rider down

Bad luck, William! Hopefully it will heal up quickly before riding season is past us...
by WingAdmin
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Heat reflective cover?
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: Heat reflective cover?

I too have the Ultragard half cover, and it works well:

https://www.amazon.com/Ultragard-4-458G ... ref=sr_1_1
by WingAdmin
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to remove and replace your rear wheel
Replies: 59
Views: 45046

Re: How to remove and replace your rear wheel

Great post! Followed all instructions and everything went smoothly until I tried to remove the wheel. It is stuck on the last 2 pins and seems like there's no room to get them out. The rotor is against the swingarm on left side and the last 2 pins are held in by the wheel flange on the right. Am I ...
by WingAdmin
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: totally off topic
Replies: 17
Views: 564

Re: totally off topic

Have you tried disconnecting heater hoses from the engine and putting a garden hose to one of the heater hoses? Water from the garden hose should come out the other heater hose.... Unless it's blocked, in which case you will blow out hoses and/or seals, or rupture a radiator. Your cooling system is...
by WingAdmin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello fellow wingers
Replies: 3
Views: 165

Re: Hello fellow wingers

Did you have a look at this? How to install the GL1500 shifter brace
by WingAdmin
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Changed oils and clutch may be slipping
Replies: 19
Views: 633

Re: Changed oils and clutch may be slipping

I've been using exactly that oil in my 1500 for YEARS. It runs extremely well on it, and the transmission shifts very smoothly.
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Sudden failure left me stranded
Replies: 15
Views: 479

Re: Sudden failure left me stranded

That would definitely be getting replaced if it was my bike. Heat like that is permanent damage, and it will cause more resistance, which means more heat, which eventually is going to fail completely. Worst case, it fails BEFORE the fuse and you end up with a blowtorch for a motorcycle.
by WingAdmin
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: belt brand info
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: belt brand info

AZgl1800 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:15 pm
Gates is the manufacturer for nearly all of the cam drive belts, no matter where you buy them.
NAPA? that is Gates

don't worry about the brand, just get new belts.
Except for Saber Cycle. :)