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by TerryRuth
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: UHaul motorcycle trailers
Replies: 28
Views: 1870

Re: UHaul motorcycle trailers

bullet proof 100% easy to load unload tons of spots to tie #1 in my opinion
by TerryRuth
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

BAD thing in BC IS they impound / auction
50 km or over they are allowed
lose it on the spot
by TerryRuth
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

on a bike by the way it still ranks HUGE
by TerryRuth
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

i certainly didnt want a radar verification lol it woulda been $$$$$ they caught a guy between Edson and Hinton over 10 yrs ago at 286 he paid $12.000 got no demerits didnt lose his licience biggest fine EVER in canada at the time
by TerryRuth
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

a ton is 160 kph i can twist that out of 3rd gear both 4th and 5th are less than 1 to 1 so 2000 rpm = 40 but 4000 rmp = ?????? 85 ? 95 ? 105??? and what bout 6500 rpm i admiittedly was a little distracted by the red and blue lights flashing behind me and way after sunset
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

lees done some wierd CHIT on his 05 wing hauled a skiddoo from Tomahawk to Drayton valley he has vids and hauled a pallet and 1/2 of house shingles from Drayton to Edson nearly 100 miles MY trailer elec brakes hooked to his taillights unbeleivable ??? I saw it likely 4000 lbs
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

JUST started gps ing will look for error im 200 = 120 mph OFTEN There's plenty of pull left
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

DON"T think Canadian bikes have it come to think lee sealy in edson claims to have buried his needle too on a C/T
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

guess EVERYTHING on a goldwing is Screwed ! ! WHY even put a tach or speedo on them ? ?just went to Surrey from New West guess my rev limiter is busted OR My tach is broken 2nd gear 6500 fine 6600 6700 doesnt like 6850 but it will get there..... OR MY TACH's broken TOO???? bet you've NEVER tried tho...
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

thanks snow THATS what i wanted to know its rains here weeks on end and i dont know if its the pave or because we have 6 lane parking lots that go for miles that they call roads
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

just because i got old didn't mean i had to grow up and.... god looks after fools and sinners so i'm double covered miss your hottie pics greg
by TerryRuth
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

<...>my 1800 tops out at 250 kph ..... m/c tire is 130 mph ??? oops how fast have you been DARKSIDERS ?? i DO hear about lift off or precieved rear tire " FLOAT "" FILL ME IN Really?! The only way a Goldwing will reach that kind of speed is if you throw it out of an aircraft. :roll: ...
by TerryRuth
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Darkside tire change
Replies: 54
Views: 10111

Re: Darkside tire change

anybody got a top speed on darkside
by TerryRuth
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Reference Information
Topic: Darkside Tech: Using Car Tires on a Motorcycle Rim
Replies: 371
Views: 100447

Re: Darkside Tech: Using Car Tires on a Motorcycle Rim

HOW fast on darkside tire
by TerryRuth
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

Re: darkside questions

IVE moved from alberta to vancouver bc never had so much trouble with rear breaking loose moderate throttle second gear SCAREY
by TerryRuth
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: darkside questions
Replies: 25
Views: 1070

darkside questions

haven't seen enough comments I think m/c tires are under-rated for weight and speed and wet traction . my worries are bead slip and I don't see that issue My MAJOR Concern is SPEED I'm 72 but know top speed of all 6 goldwings except my 1500 my 1800 tops out at 250 kph ..... m/c tire is 130 mph ??? o...
by TerryRuth
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: How fast is fast?
Replies: 71
Views: 7487

Re: How fast is fast?

had 4 1100s one i used to shift at 9400 rpm brisk bike but all out at 187 km 110? mph >>>1500 crapped out at 5500 rpm like valves were floating 120ish mph then my 06 1800 been 200 kph OFTEN 120 MPH AND with red and blue lights in the mirrors 250+ kph 150mph + 120 kph is 3100 rpm and it will pull to ...
by TerryRuth
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Average age ?
Replies: 379
Views: 44548

Re: Average age ?

49 now, but have been riding Golds since 27...and ask my wife, I do not act my age at all, lol. I do agree with the "groups" comment, I rode with GWTA for a long time and I was definitely one of the youngest by far and got to a point of riding to the same places doing the same things, so ...
by TerryRuth
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Goldwing Wannabes
Replies: 301
Views: 32048

Re: Goldwing Wannabes

Fatboy46 wrote: Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:48 pm Obviously, SOMEONE bought a GW1800 in 2011 and believes it to be a 2011. wonder if the individual bought it from a dealer?
I was watching in 2011 when it came to the bitter end and there was only yellow ones left you could get a $26000 bike for 17k
by TerryRuth
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Goldwing Wannabes
Replies: 301
Views: 32048

Re: Goldwing Wannabes

Rumor has it that Harley is moving some of it's production to India.The diehard Harley guys will tell you that the last real Harley was a Shovelhead.When was that last built?Early 70's or late 60's?Just before AMF almost ruined them. I think AMF was the BEST thing that ever happened to Harley the o...
by TerryRuth
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings
Replies: 199
Views: 32672

Re: Questions regarding "older" men and Goldwings

well im 72 this march and 165lbs 6'1'' if you think an 1100/1200 is heavy try a 95 1500 im now on an 06 1800 and it FEELS LIKE 60% OF A 1500 or 80% of an 1100 and speed has never killed anyone its the stopping that kills you
by TerryRuth
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Heated Grip not Working
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Re: Heated Grip not Working

mostly LEFT grip all wires in series goes FROM switch to left,,, across to right back to hcu cut both wires see which is the jumper(continuity) feed power into left ground off side right ,,,, power both up with 12 v you will see if its LEFT RIGHT or THE JUMPER----- IF THEY work with test 1 its your ...
by TerryRuth
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: How fast is fast?
Replies: 71
Views: 7487

Re: How fast is fast?

MY 1100 would do 187km was never brave enough on my 1500 ,,,,, my 06 1800 has seen 200 a few times (120 mph ) it willl bury the needle beyond 240 km (150mph) theres evidently no speed limiter=== from what i read thats well beyond the 130 mph tire rating
by TerryRuth
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: First time Wing owner with malfunctioning heated seats,grips
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: First time Wing owner with malfunctioning heated seats,g

This seems to be a common problem with these models. I am having the same problem. I am told that there seems to be many that have the left heated grip fail. If any of the units fail, then neither the grips or seats will heat. I am thinking that I would be better to not use these and install after ...
by TerryRuth
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: First time Wing owner with malfunctioning heated seats,grips
Replies: 4
Views: 814

Re: First time Wing owner with malfunctioning heated seats,grips

REPLACED grips hcu all 3 switches had seat rewired have ultimate seat THEY can fix/troubleshoot elements and thermistors ,,,, outlets in Toronto and Fla.

gl its a nightmare find a GOOD Shop or find gw greg on this site hes the BEST owns GW ONLY repair shop in Fla