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by Uncle J
Mon Sep 07, 2015 3:31 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to remove, analyze, gap and replace your spark plugs
Replies: 11
Views: 23059

Re: How to remove, analyze, gap and replace your spark plugs

I'm reminded of the old joke about the the redneck torque wrench; just tighten it till it gives and then back it off a quarter turn. As has been said, a little never-seize on spark plugs in the hands of someone who knows what they are doing, can be a good thing but for those of us that are occasiona...
by Uncle J
Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to unlock a GL1500 trunk without keys
Replies: 39
Views: 23923

Re: How to unlock a GL1500 trunk without keys

I just keep an extra key in my wallet.
by Uncle J
Sat Jul 25, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Tips for riding in the rain
Replies: 51
Views: 5437

Re: Tips for riding in the rain

I drive for a living and I have noticed that most bikers tailgate. In the rain when heavy braking and steering are big no nos, leaving following distance is even more important, so make sure to count at least 4 sec. between you and the car in front of you in the rain. Also I was caught in the rain w...
by Uncle J
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to get the bike up on its center stand
Replies: 52
Views: 25314

Re: How to get the bike up on its center stand

Sir, I have an 84 Aspencade that is very difficult to put on the center stand by myself. I solved the problem by putting a 2x12 board in between the front and back tire and push the bike up on the board with the back tire resting on the board. From there I can put my foot on the pedal of the center...