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by rcgreg
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 62
Views: 2136

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

i was looking into the TPS calibration procedure, in the book they use a special cable for it - is it required or is there a different way?
by rcgreg
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 62
Views: 2136

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

Mine is 15 KM per litre - but the throttle comes on all at once - causing a big thump in the final drive
by rcgreg
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 62
Views: 2136

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

Looks like you solved the fuel problem, I do get the air rush when the fuel cap is opened - so I'm sure your on the right track there. Got some buds from Calgary coming out next week, going to Kalispell Montana on tuesday/Wed then up the East side of Kooteney Lake to Nelson and back Thursday from he...
by rcgreg
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200LTD Project
Replies: 24
Views: 1043

Re: GL1200LTD Project

You get rust from moisture, you get moisture when the head gaskets leak, when the head gaskets leak the heads warp.
It can probably be fixed - but much cheaper I suspect to find a good used engine on the net - there's a ton of them out there.
by rcgreg
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200LTD Project
Replies: 24
Views: 1043

Re: GL1200LTD Project

Had that happen to an 84 Interstate, heads need to be removed and checked for cracks
I'm sure there are lots of used ones avail on the net
by rcgreg
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 1985 Limited Edition CB Radio Talk Button
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: GL1200 1985 Limited Edition CB Radio Talk Button

Let me look, I expect 25 bucks and shipping would do it
It would be shipped from Bonners Ferry Id - so probably 10 bucks or less for that
by rcgreg
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?

Looks interesting, just wondering how easy it is to fit it into the existing headlight compartment
by rcgreg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?

well darn cyclemax no longer lists that one
by rcgreg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?

Thanks for info - I plan to to the other lights as wel!
by rcgreg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 1985 Limited Edition CB Radio Talk Button
Replies: 4
Views: 202

Re: GL1200 1985 Limited Edition CB Radio Talk Button

I believe I may have a spare one of those if you need it.
by rcgreg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Which H4 led to use for 85 Ltd ?

Yikes - there are a ton of different LED replacements marked H4 - which one to use ? they go from 17W to 100W
Anyone got a good recommendation?

thanks
by rcgreg
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 62
Views: 2136

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

Well one thing for sure, at the end of all this you will be known as the 85 Ltd Whisperer !
by rcgreg
Tue May 29, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Having a real problem keeping my 92 1500 cc Gold Wing upright
Replies: 51
Views: 4447

Re: Having a real problem keeping my 92 1500 cc Gold Wing upright

Change those floorboards for pegs - and the problem is fixed
by rcgreg
Mon May 28, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: When I'm King
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: When I'm King

Gotta agree on that one, and the ones that are harder material that poke you in the neck
usually in a decreasing radius exit from a freeway :)
by rcgreg
Sun May 27, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site
Replies: 13
Views: 583

Re: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site

that worked - thanks
by rcgreg
Sun May 27, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site
Replies: 13
Views: 583

Re: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site

didn't work for 1972 or 974 or 1975 or 1976
by rcgreg
Sun May 27, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site
Replies: 13
Views: 583

Re: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site

what date did you use?
by rcgreg
Sun May 27, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site
Replies: 13
Views: 583

Re: GL1200 GOLDWINGS Web Site

Ok so for that site you need to enter the first year of the gold wing - the common answer seems to be 1975 - but it won't accept that
by rcgreg
Thu May 24, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Alternator options?
Replies: 9
Views: 553

Re: Alternator options?

This one looks smaller - but has offset mounting lugs
by rcgreg
Thu May 24, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: When I'm King
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: When I'm King

Oh yeah, Hmmm I better do an audit on the treasurer then !
by rcgreg
Thu May 24, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Alternator options?
Replies: 9
Views: 553

Re: Alternator options?

would this one work?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Suzuki-Swift-A ... Swq7JT96XX

so many to chose from !
also needed for 1985 Ltd
by rcgreg
Thu May 24, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: When I'm King
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: When I'm King

Can't afford Apple - I have to use an Android !
by rcgreg
Thu May 24, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: When I'm King
Replies: 10
Views: 374

When I'm King

So we all have things that bug us, that we would change if we had the power
So now you have the power - what would you change?
For me - all those card readers at the checkout stand would
have the same keyboard layout
a minimum fount of 30
bigger fricken keys !
by rcgreg
Sat May 19, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200LTD Project
Replies: 24
Views: 1043

Re: GL1200LTD Project

which ever way you go, you will find the bike worth the investment
I love mine - best handling big bike i have ever had super solid on the road.
by rcgreg
Fri May 18, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD
Replies: 62
Views: 2136

Re: Ontario to British Columbia - Second '85 LTD

That would be cool !

73
Greg
VE7GPG