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by virgilmobile
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Time for a 3D printer?
Replies: 51
Views: 3199

Re: Time for a 3D printer?

I did not make that adapter cover.That was injected molded by another person. It was a mold not a printed part. I did not make one.Its size is larger than my printer capability. My personal 3D printer is just 8x8x8. Now it's possible that a "insert" bezel could be designed to fit in place of the ori...
by virgilmobile
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Time for a 3D printer?
Replies: 51
Views: 3199

Re: Time for a 3D printer?

I've modeled a couple of things for the bike.What part are you referring to?
Each of my model part fits every 1500.
by virgilmobile
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1992 gl 1500 turns over no spark, no fuel
Replies: 31
Views: 2045

Re: 1992 gl 1500 turns over no spark, no fuel

Same problem different history.
Start with the basics.
Pulse coils plugged back into the harness?
Voltage across the ECM module wires?
Sidestand wires hooked back up?
by virgilmobile
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.
Replies: 7
Views: 186

Re: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.

Not so much the coils but the drains.The plug boots may be carbon tracked.
by virgilmobile
Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.
Replies: 7
Views: 186

Re: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.

I understand.The symptoms can lead you to different areas.Take heart tho.65k miles???It's barely broke in..The rest is a result of 21years.
If you can't get a positive confirmation of the problems,you could "price reduce" it for the worst case scenario.
by virgilmobile
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.
Replies: 7
Views: 186

Re: Looking for input on issue B4 buying 99 Wing.

My 88 had a miss.One bad ignition coil.Very weak spark compared to the others. Another fellow found his miss was low compression.He/we determined that a valve was sticking open a bit.Rotating the engine backwards a few times over a couple of days relieved the trapped oil pressure on the hydraulic la...
by virgilmobile
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 89 starter relay
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: 89 starter relay

This should solve your wiring.

From google
From google

by virgilmobile
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 89 starter relay
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: 89 starter relay

Ok.The 4 terminal solenoid. Measure resistance between the 2 terminals closest to the fuse.Should be near zero.Remove the fuse..If the resistance goes to open use the other pair closest to the solenoid body to make the solenoid click. Two terminals operate the solenoid and the other two connect to t...
by virgilmobile
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 89 starter relay
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: 89 starter relay

Is this the correct part your gonna replace?(color coded wires)?
And can you post a picture or more details about what your gonna use.
The 4 pin relays can be different in the wiring pinout.

89 GL1500
89 GL1500

by virgilmobile
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Bank Angle Sensor
Replies: 43
Views: 4003

Re: Bank Angle Sensor

I'll reference this schematic Screenshot_20200728-193700.png Power comes from fuse 2,through relay 8 ,then through the kill switch to get to the fuel pump relay.Its a solid state relay not a mechanical one. Swap the relay number 8 first then check the kill switch for loose connections.Because you sa...
by virgilmobile
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Bank Angle Sensor
Replies: 43
Views: 4003

Re: Bank Angle Sensor

If it's a 88.the ECM does not power the fuel pump.Honda started that in 90.
by virgilmobile
Sat Jul 11, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 89 gl1500 headlight issue
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: 89 gl1500 headlight issue

Good find.Aftermarket problem.
by virgilmobile
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

Well I just couldn't leave well enough alone. That "piston slap" didn't set right. One day I started it and the knocking was so loud I almost shut it off.It did quiet down. 2 days later I started it and there was absolutely no knocking at all.Stone quiet. Next week it's back the way it was..some kno...
by virgilmobile
Mon May 18, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What Were The Worst Riding Conditions You Ever Experienced?
Replies: 29
Views: 1464

Re: What Were The Worst Riding Conditions You Ever Experienced?

Just picked up my Gl1000 for the ride home in March.Halfway there on a seldom driven road was a swath of hail a foot deep and half mile wide.
Waited for 2 hours till a truck plowed a path.
by virgilmobile
Sun May 10, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Ignition issue?
Replies: 35
Views: 1118

Re: Ignition issue?

That's confirmed pu-pu.
Suspect any vacuum line with that sharp 90° bend for that problem.
by virgilmobile
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

It's annoying but as far as I can diagnose..not a engine killer.Might move to the delco 400 15-40 for the next oil change.
by virgilmobile
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

I think so.If I run to Walmart and back the knock is completely gone.I can only speculate that it's piston slap.With a 172k miles,it's just normal wear.I suppose I could yank the motor and short block it but it is just a $3000 car.Already dropped $500 in it.Dont think I'll rebuild the block.Probably...
by virgilmobile
Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

I guess I'm done.Replacing the plugs stopped the loud cold startup knock and has left me with...piston slap..Not much else to do but run it.

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by virgilmobile
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

Maybe because these 2 plugs were loose and overheating compared to the other set the "tint"showed up first.?
by virgilmobile
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

Both red ones were on the same side(the noisy side).The plugs angle at about 80°.
There's no evidence of any corrosion anywhere around the plugs,just the red tint on one side.
Keep in mind,I have run Seafoam and MMO through it.
by virgilmobile
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru



Red tint.
I'm guessing here.
We know that the enamel tip is thermally cooled by heat transfer through the threads into the head.
Plugs loose..tip overheats...
by virgilmobile
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

Assume nothing...How could I have overlooked this. :oops: Not 100% confirmed but I think I found the source of the knocking. I believe these are original plugs. IMG_20200422_184013.jpg Noticed that the plug easily came loose but threaded very hard out of the head. The threads appear carbon/heat dama...
by virgilmobile
Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

The car is new to me with 172K miles.Looks very well maintained and was a trade in at a new car dealership.Local shop repairs.Collage student from out of state.Had a new cat converter and CV axle within the last year or so.
Disconnecting each injector does not change the knocking.
by virgilmobile
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

I did that when I first picked it up.Full dose in the crankcase before the oil changed and through 300 miles of fuel.Fresh oil change with the good stuff including a half dose of MMO in both. The knock is completely gone (as far as I can hear) after a 10 Mile drive to the store and back..about a hou...
by virgilmobile
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Boxer engine knock Subaru
Replies: 26
Views: 1106

Re: Boxer engine knock Subaru

Leaning away from a premium gas fix.It has a knock sensor it move the ignition timing for that.Im also at sea level.
I think pulling the plugs may help see what it looks like inside.