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by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:12 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: synchronizing carbs
Replies: 4
Views: 46

Re: synchronizing carbs

When the bike's fan comes on, it adds electrical load, which will slow down the engine, which will affect the vacuum readings that you're trying to match. So you use an external fan to blow through the radiator to keep the bike cool, and prevent it from turning on its own fan.
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!
Replies: 12
Views: 502

Re: Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!

tamathumper wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:55 am So it was discontinued, but then that was cancelled?
No, the "cancelled" is just a stamp I used on the thumbnail. I couldn't find a "discontinued" stamp image to use. :)
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Revival of a '96 Wing that has been sitting for 7 years.
Replies: 33
Views: 728

Re: Revival of a '96 Wing that has been sitting for 7 years.

Thanks guys. Realistically, I've never used it much so I wasn't aware of the smoke issue. Got the timing belts done but had a time of it. The pulse generators were glued to the block due to over use of thread sealer at the factory. I followed wingadmins article. It was a very good tutorial. Thanks!...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations
Replies: 16
Views: 214

Re: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations

Honda has stated that ALL of its vehicles - cars and motorcycles - will be fully electric by 2040. They already have patent filings on hybrid and electric motorcycles, so it's coming...
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 11:09 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how to use chat?
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: how to use chat?

shockdo wrote: Mon Jun 27, 2022 9:55 pm I'm looking for information on 89 GL1500, where do I post the question?
Go to the GL1500 Section and click on the yellow "New Post" button.
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 10:32 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Q&A Video Episode 16!
Replies: 0
Views: 23

Q&A Video Episode 16!

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by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Improper Oil for 1989 1500
Replies: 8
Views: 138

Re: Improper Oil for 1989 1500

Nothing improper about the oil you picked. A 15w-40 oil is readily pumpable well below freezing temps, so for the majority of riders it will work for most all riding seasons. Rotella T4 15w-40 is used by many as motorcycle oil with no issues. Diesel oils in general work well in shared sump motorcyc...
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations
Replies: 16
Views: 214

Re: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations

This thread is way off track, and veering into politics, which is guaranteed to end in a flame war (it always does). No more political posts on this thread please, or the thread ends.
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:29 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!
Replies: 12
Views: 502

Re: Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!

So doesn't sound like ALL the Goldwings...just some. I suspect this might mean the non-DCT Wings will go away. Why would the DCT goldwings have lower emissions than those with manual transmissions? One of the ways manufacturers are modifying vehicles to get around the Euro 5 standard is by increasi...
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Locked up brakes, crane strap location?
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: Locked up brakes, crane strap location?

Take the seat off and the inner steering covers. Strap on both sides of the frame, right behind the crosspiece in front of the trunk, as well as around the steering head. You can safely lift the bike that way.
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Revival of a '96 Wing that has been sitting for 7 years.
Replies: 33
Views: 728

Re: Revival of a '96 Wing that has been sitting for 7 years.

The fuel system currently has about 2 gals of gas with an entire bottle of Sea Foam added. am also getting what smells to be oil smoke out of both exhausts. My guess here is you are smelling Seafoam instead of oil, That's a REALLY strong mix you have there. Try to ease open the throttle with choke ...
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 27, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Improper Oil for 1989 1500
Replies: 8
Views: 138

Re: Improper Oil for 1989 1500

Might be a little bit viscous for low-temperature riding, but for normal, everyday riding it should be fine!
by WingAdmin
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:46 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What's Happening Today?
Replies: 875
Views: 62329

Re: What's Happening Today?

i've never owned a front wheel drive vehicle, i've driven a few and personally i don't think they are any better in snow than a RWD vehicle FWD offers WAY better traction in snow than RWD, as you have the weight of the engine over the wheels. I've owned three RWD cars, about twelve or thirteen FWD ...
by WingAdmin
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:38 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations
Replies: 16
Views: 214

Re: Japanese Bike Manufacturers Are Cutting Models To Comply With Emissions Regulations

It's not new news - the Euro emissions standards are VERY strict, and automakers are also having to closely examine and revisit their plans.
by WingAdmin
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:36 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: For Scott
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: For Scott

Hi Scott Watched your latest video and my brother in laws bike is having the issue you were talking about with the sluggishness. Where can we get the Hon GL/18 F6B ECM Enhancer unit? Searched and can’t seem to find it. Thank you Dan danmercer214@hotmail.com I don't know if it is still in production...
by WingAdmin
Sun Jun 26, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!
Replies: 12
Views: 502

Breaking News: Honda Discontinues the Goldwing!?!

From this article on the Asian Nikkei, Honda is discontinuing ten different models of motorcycles, including the Goldwing, thanks to new, tighter Japanese emissions standards coming into effect this fall. 20 different models from all the Japanese manufacturers are affected: https://asia.nikkei.com/S...
by WingAdmin
Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 86 aspy SEi engine replacement.
Replies: 25
Views: 951

Re: 86 aspy SEi engine replacement.

Aw that's terrible news Stuart! Here's hope you heal back to normal soon. I will advise you: once the cast comes off, do the PT!!! It's hard, it hurts, you won't want to, but from personal experience, it is better than having the long term pain and dysfunction if you don't do it.
by WingAdmin
Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TIRE CUPPING & DEATH WOBBLE
Replies: 22
Views: 642

Re: TIRE CUPPING & DEATH WOBBLE

unlike other forums. like something ending with facts. i find this one of the most honest and factual forums available. That's actually the reason GoldwingDocs exists. I got tired of most of my posts on the "Facts" website being deleted by obnoxious admins who had taken a personal dislike...
by WingAdmin
Thu Jun 23, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: TIRE CUPPING & DEATH WOBBLE
Replies: 22
Views: 642

Re: TIRE CUPPING & DEATH WOBBLE

I expect Scott to remove your post like he did mine soon. Folks like you & I have experiences that's NOT in his realm of experience he posts very long explanations to support HIS theory and try to prove your/ours wrong. BUT... it's his website, he's the dictator of it. . I do not remove posts I...
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:23 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Opener rod snap
Replies: 9
Views: 245

Re: Opener rod snap

Time to go look at eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/203455295498
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: would you keep driving on 12 years old tires?
Replies: 13
Views: 252

Re: would you keep driving on 12 years old tires?

Nope. I would not. Not only are they hard and subject to failure, but the amount of traction has seriously diminished.
by WingAdmin
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: how to use chat?
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: how to use chat?

Post on chat? I'm not sure I understand what you're asking.
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 20, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Headlight adjust?
Replies: 3
Views: 102

Re: Headlight adjust?

tamathumper wrote: Mon Jun 20, 2022 7:05 pm The only LEDs I've found worth a darn are the ones from Electrical Connections, they are aimed correctly from the get go, and they don't have any fans.
I was going to say more or less the same thing - Electrical Connection or SoCalMotoGear.
by WingAdmin
Mon Jun 20, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Help! Shifting issues after working on seal. Time sensitive.
Replies: 8
Views: 254

Re: Shifting update.

20220620_162932.jpg One thing I found that no one mentioned was trying to spin the back wheel while it was on its center stand jogged the gears and allowed shifting to happen. Took me four tries to dial in the correct position of the dogleg on the splines, but it shifts better now than it has in th...