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by Sidcar
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Not riding? How do you keep yourself busy?
Replies: 41
Views: 1666

Re: Not riding? How do you keep yourself busy?

All that space in your garage!!
How do you do it?
In my garage space is so tight to make full use of my lathe I had to cut a hole in the adjacent cupboard.

Sid
by Sidcar
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Rear Brake Pedal Lever Height Issue
Replies: 26
Views: 1118

Re: Rear Brake Pedal Lever Height Issue

Picture of my brake pedal with a bolt on brake pedal pad.
The extra bit of height does help but the chrome does not last and the rubber pads come off (easy to replace though).

Sid
by Sidcar
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: A song for lockdown.
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: A song for lockdown.

A friend suggested Ghost Town by The Specials

Sid




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by Sidcar
Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: A song for lockdown.
Replies: 2
Views: 128

A song for lockdown.

Got a song for the lockdown?
Here’s my suggestion




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by Sidcar
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Rear Brake Pedal Lever Height Issue
Replies: 26
Views: 1118

Re: Rear Brake Pedal Lever Height Issue

I wasn’t happy with the excess brake pedal travel on my ‘95 SE, exacerbated by having a Sidecar brake on the system as well. I did everything you’ve done getting a little improvement each time ‘ till it was tolerable but not quite “right”. Elsewhere on goldwingdocs there’s a post saying pump up the ...
by Sidcar
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1500 antenna repair
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: GL1500 antenna repair

Mans gotta do what a mans gotta do. :D

Sid
by Sidcar
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1500 antenna repair
Replies: 5
Views: 286

GL1500 antenna repair

As if there isn’t enough trouble in this world I folded down my radio antenna a couple of days ago and it fell off. The bottom of the mast had snapped off where it hinges. Quick search of eBay revealed some antennas across the pond but the shipping charges were £50-60 never mind the cost of the ante...
by Sidcar
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 GL1500 carbs another question
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: 1995 GL1500 carbs another question

Thanks again, I’ll get one ordered up.

Cheers

Sid
by Sidcar
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 GL1500 carbs another question
Replies: 3
Views: 219

1995 GL1500 carbs another question

Hi folks, Is there a special tool to turn the mixture screws? On my ‘89 Wing You could use an ordinary flat bladed screw driver but the screws ha tags on them to restrict the amount of adjustment. The screws in my ‘95 Wing are round with a slight flat on on one part, painted white in the picture. I ...
by Sidcar
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 GL1500 carbs. A bit missing?
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: 1995 GL1500 carbs. A bit missing?

Thanks for the info I can now press on and get this job finished.
Not that I can go anywhere when it’s done, he said with a sigh.

Thanks a lot,

Sid
by Sidcar
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 GL1500 carbs. A bit missing?
Replies: 2
Views: 142

1995 GL1500 carbs. A bit missing?

’m refitting the carb’ assembly. There is a 3 way hose connector at the rear of the carbs taking 2 large and one small hose. The 2 large (One has the number six, or nine, on it) come from vents in the venturies, I can’t see where the small hose comes from. What puzzles me is that the centre of the c...
by Sidcar
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Running a GL1500 rig?
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: Running a GL1500 rig?

It’s worth a look.
The tube wall is on the thin side for a seat lug let alone a Sidecar mount.

Sid
by Sidcar
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Running a GL1500 rig?
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Running a GL1500 rig?

If your running GL1500 and Sidecar you might be interested in the following:- Anyone with a GL1500 outfit might be interested in the following. I was I doing some deep maintenance to help pass the time. I was wiring in a rear fog light when I noticed a rusty line around the front of the two l/h seat...
by Sidcar
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Not riding? How do you keep yourself busy?
Replies: 41
Views: 1666

Re: Not riding? How do you keep yourself busy?

We’re in virtual lock down here and likely to be so for the next twelve weeks so I’m doing all the jobs I never seemed to have time for. I’ve re-torqued the steering head bearings, changed the coolant, fitted new fuel filter, new trailing arm bearings on the Sidecar, new cam belts and at the moment ...
by Sidcar
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Shelter-In-Place? 3 weeks to work on the Beast, ,
Replies: 13
Views: 695

Re: Shelter-In-Place? 3 weeks to work on the Beast, ,

Trying to go out as little as possible here as well. I’ve changed the trailing arm bearings on the sidecar and replaced all the fence panels on one side of the garden and now I’m getting bored, and that is only after a week. Those who say they know reckon it could be months before things get better,...
by Sidcar
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Danger
Replies: 12
Views: 530

Re: Danger

Your such a comfort. :D


Sid
by Sidcar
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cruise Control Failure
Replies: 63
Views: 9601

Re: Cruise Control Failure

Cancel switch or potentiometer (only Honda would replace a simple micro switch with a complicated lump like that, which still gives trouble) if the contacts are dirty your cruise control doesn’t work.

Sid.
by Sidcar
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cruise Control Failure
Replies: 63
Views: 9601

Re: Cruise Control Failure

Found the post at last, way back in 2017

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=40627&p=249353&hili ... ms#p249353

Sid
by Sidcar
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cruise Control Failure
Replies: 63
Views: 9601

Re: Cruise Control Failure

My 1995 1500 SE has one, picture attached and there is a post I made about cleaning it on this website somewhere.
I found two faults as I recollect. The brake pedal switch was out of adjustment and this potentiometer.
Cruise control has beeb fine ever since.

Sid
by Sidcar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Cruise Control Failure
Replies: 63
Views: 9601

Re: Cruise Control Failure

The throttle cable from your twist grip goes to a potentiometer and then another cable goes from that to the carbs. Dirt and grease can build up on the internal contacts. The manual says do not clean but I sprayed mine with electrical cleaner and the cruise control now works fine.

Sid
by Sidcar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Does anyone change oil without using center stand???
Replies: 8
Views: 422

Re: Does anyone change oil without using center stand???

Easy.....fit a Sidecar. :D


Sid
by Sidcar
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Goldwing Surround Sound speaker kit.
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: New Goldwing Surround Sound speaker kit.

Take two this time with picture!!!
by Sidcar
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Goldwing Surround Sound speaker kit.
Replies: 2
Views: 164

New Goldwing Surround Sound speaker kit.

Sounds fantastic bit knocks 30 mph off your top speed and as for crosswinds...........

Sid
by Sidcar
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Years Day motoring fest’
Replies: 4
Views: 219

Re: New Years Day motoring fest’

A good way to start the New Year........and it didn’t rain.


Sid
by Sidcar
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Years Day motoring fest’
Replies: 4
Views: 219

Re: New Years Day motoring fest’

A few more pics

Sid