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by wingman83
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: No power in gear idles but not great help me
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: No power in gear idles but not great help me

I'll look up some info see what I come up with thanks again
by wingman83
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: No power in gear idles but not great help me
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: No power in gear idles but not great help me

How and where do I do this or where can I find link to the process to do this test and thanks for help
by wingman83
Sun Sep 08, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: No power in gear idles but not great help me
Replies: 4
Views: 145

No power in gear idles but not great help me

Ok bike is 1983 gl1100A I had a charging issue. found that the stator wires had melted so repaired them got it charging great ,but started to go on ride and ass I let out on clutch noticed ran ruff and no power to barely move unless rode clutch at high rpm so turned back towards driveway. I did some...
by wingman83
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off

Ok checked tire pressure front calls for 42psi max cold, it had 37psi the rear calls for 40 psi cold max it had 44 going to put correct psi in tires and ride it see how it feels not sure it will make it better but I will see thanks for help will let you know tonight
by wingman83
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off

Yea. True its been running great but I got some new tires put on week a go there not the same size that was on it. front is 130/70B/18 old tire was 120/90/18. Back wheel is 130/90/16 old tire was 140/90/16 now when I get up to 70 on I-40 it kind of wobbles or has a side to side movement that feels u...
by wingman83
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off

Ok I feel stupid. I finally got to really check out my bike .As for one of noise I was heearing at front of bike was rubber gasket between the timing belt covers was stuck out and getting hit by fan blade. Second was the roar I could hear was the tingeing belts roar coming from area that rubber seal...
by wingman83
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off

Sorry in bad for the one sentence. But thanks for trying loll .I will look tomorrow
by wingman83
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Motor sounds like something loose inside dash flickers on and off

A couple months ago I had right side head gasket replaced. When I got bike bake sounded like something. Loose at timing belts only once in while so checked fluids oil was way low water was also low so topped all off wasn't happy considering I paid more then shop quoted me one reason I was reluctant ...
by wingman83
Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tire rubs driveshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: Tire rubs driveshaft

Type o the "co did ". Should been I did no movement of wheel at all
by wingman83
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tire rubs driveshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: Tire rubs driveshaft

Co did couldn't move it none only way got move ment was if I held wheel and pulled on side box other then that all feels tight this movement was from shocks flexing think or suspension
by wingman83
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tire rubs driveshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: Tire rubs driveshaft

But now I got another issue I was out ridden stop at store went in came out started bike smoke come out right exhaust only lasted few blocks then didn't do it til court days later ridden stopped at light noticed smoke from right side again block or so stopped to ridden no smoke for 50 miles then slo...
by wingman83
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tire rubs driveshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Re: Tire rubs driveshaft

Co did couldn't move it none only way got move ment was if I held wheel and pulled on side box other then that all feels tight
by wingman83
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tire rubs driveshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 367

Tire rubs driveshaft

I noticed the last couple of rides on curves I would hear a road noise from tire so get hope can't see any signs if rub or bad tire so today was on ride and did swing of bike zig zag and heard it good and bout where it was coming from so stopped to look looks like it's driveshaft rub on tire when le...
by wingman83
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Air Suspension 83 Aspencade
Replies: 9
Views: 1557

Re: Air Suspension 83 Aspencade

OK thank you think I learned the hard way cause my front shocks want stay pumped up now wish I seen this sooner and hope no one listened to my post feel bad now but thanks again
by wingman83
Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: '83 GL1100 standard, new owner and have a few questions I couldn't find answers to.
Replies: 9
Views: 713

Re: '83 GL1100 standard, new owner and have a few questions I couldn't find answers to.

Yea my 83 will get down even at 75 to 80 mph she pull me back if I get in it to pass truck in I40 plenty power 7 years almost trouble free
by wingman83
Sat Jan 07, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Air Suspension 83 Aspencade
Replies: 9
Views: 1557

Re: Air Suspension 83 Aspencade

I know this is old post but I was searching for trouble shooting help for air compressor but to answer question for future people yes you can pump shocks up with shop compressor or any other pump that fits air valve that's how I've been pumping mine up this summer but ready to figure out wats wrong ...
by wingman83
Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to service your air compressor dessicant
Replies: 32
Views: 22169

Re: How to service your air compressor dessicant

Ive just started having issue with air compressor sounding like it works but will not pump up shocks I can use shop compressor and pump shocks up but when use bike compressor here the compressor but don't pump up shocks could water in beads cause this or what should I look at or do I need a new comp...
by wingman83
Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter removing
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Re: Starter removing

Thanks Johnny yea I tend to ask alot questions when thinking of tackling a project watch videos talk to people in groups that have more knowledge then myself but I'm like you if I don't fix most of my break downs I don't ride can't afford shop price and I do like doing things myself evenore so when ...
by wingman83
Fri Nov 25, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter removing
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Re: Starter removing

:D well I got brave a replaced starter on my gl1100 today was nothing to it hardest thing was getting that forward bolt out took longer to get it out and lol thanks for tips and the push to just do it already went for a ride after fixed it didn't realize how much my body missed it felt great
by wingman83
Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter removing
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Re: Starter removing

Ok finely got new starter so I will attempt to replace mine either Thanksgiving or Friday after I must admit I'm still nervous it does say sprocket and chain can move back into engine but I'm still going to try it will let yal know if any other tips yal can give me would be appreciated thank yal and...
by wingman83
Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter removing
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Re: Starter removing

Ok thanks people had me scared chain falls off if not careful because I want to pull starter see if can clean it or do I need another one thanks let you know how goes in couple days it be Thurs before have time to do it thanks again
by wingman83
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter removing
Replies: 8
Views: 775

Starter removing

Ok I'm going to remove starter on my gl1100 A I've been told to lean bike on side stand so starter chain don't come off if I do this and pump up shocks so it really leans over is there still good chance chain will come off or will leaning bike keep it from coming off and no worries cause I don't hav...
by wingman83
Mon Nov 07, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter drags then clicks good battery
Replies: 8
Views: 510

Re: Starter drags then clicks good battery

Does any one know if a 86 gl1200 starter will fit a 83 gl1100
by wingman83
Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter drags then clicks good battery
Replies: 8
Views: 510

Re: Starter drags then clicks good battery

And if I take starter off while on side stand air shocks pumped up so leans more wats the chance the starter chain can still fall off worried about that and where can I find a picture or diagram of wat it looks like on inside where starter chain is at wat it looks like wat falls off of and things so...
by wingman83
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starter drags then clicks good battery
Replies: 8
Views: 510

Re: Starter drags then clicks good battery

I agree I had to pull carbs off about 6times when I first got bike so know that pain so if I have it on side stand the chain want come off