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by terryt
Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: GL1500 Alternator Warning Light
Replies: 20
Views: 5066

Re: GL1500 Alternator Warning Light

If you're putting the warning light in the dash in the same spot as I did, you could easily make your own insert: /images/Review/GL1500_Alternator_Warning_Light/GL1500_Alternator_Warning_Light_08.jpg Cut a small piece of translucent scrap red plastic to fit, then use a P-Touch Labelmaker with some ...
by terryt
Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: I wonder why....alternator light?
Replies: 24
Views: 1068

Re: I wonder why....alternator light?

I have just fitted one to my 1500 in the dash. Its a single light comes on with the ignition goes off when the engine is running. it will let you know when the alternator fails or if it is over charging. The seller is in the UK and will post https://www.improvingclassicmotorcycles.com/products.htm I...
by terryt
Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: GL1500 Alternator Warning Light
Replies: 20
Views: 5066

Re: GL1500 Alternator Warning Light

Does anyone have a source for a alternator light.... I tried to order one from V&P they in turn sent my money back (bless them) I tried going to there web site... and on my end the site is down ... so am pondering there out of business ... so does any one have a good lead on a alternator light ...
by terryt
Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:31 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Petrolpump, Electric.
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Petrolpump, Electric.

Bygdetroll wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:43 am Killswich is checked and found OK.
Problem still there.
Just a thought. but did you connect the wires for the pump and fuel gauge the right wat round ? and have you checked the fuse
by terryt
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: how to access air/fuel mixture screw (s) ??
Replies: 14
Views: 443

Re: how to access air/fuel mixture screw (s) ??

Do you have the service manual for the bike? It tells you how and where the air adjustment is made. Do you have the "D" socket adjustment tool to adjust the air pilot screws before you try? We don't know what you've been doing in your "finally got my bike back together and running&qu...
by terryt
Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1500 SE start issue
Replies: 25
Views: 957

Re: GL1500 SE start issue

Try disconnecting the battery to solenoid and solenoid to starter wire and clean the terminals or try a replacement solenoid
by terryt
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Wing has blacked out, won't start
Replies: 31
Views: 1942

Re: Wing has blacked out, won't start

Have you got 12v across + - on the battery and 12v from the + battery terminal and engine or frame. you ignition may be faulty not sure how to bypass that but im sure some one on here dose.
by terryt
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Gl1500 stuck motor. Can I remove heads in-frame?
Replies: 15
Views: 637

Re: Gl1500 stuck motor. Can I remove heads in-frame?

If you remove the cam timing belt covers you can turn the engine over from there.
by terryt
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install fused power distribution block
Replies: 7
Views: 736

Re: Install fused power distribution block

I fitted a similar type to mine but in the battery compartment behind the panel It was controlled by a relay powered from the auc power on the maim fuse box so not live all the time 100_2363.JPG I then change it to a split charge system to power every thing that was fitted as an extra spot light mar...
by terryt
Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL 1500 Compu Fire trivia quiz
Replies: 14
Views: 490

Re: GL 1500 Compu Fire trivia quiz

The lights don't dim when every thing is on at tick over
by terryt
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: REBUILDING CARBURETORS
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: REBUILDING CARBURETORS

rmcgruder wrote: Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:43 am Yes Sir, Both those hoses are connceted to the carb, and it is the overflow hose that is leaking. I have ordered a float measuring tool, but I don't know what the measurment or spec is for the floats.
Just done a search on here and the float setting is 8mm this should be in the manual as well
by terryt
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: REBUILDING CARBURETORS
Replies: 11
Views: 422

Re: REBUILDING CARBURETORS

I just finish re-building the carburetors on my 1992 gl1500a, and have ran into more then my fair share of problems, starting to regret buying this bike. First it was getting the vaccuum sliders to seal correctly, and now I have fuel flowing out the bottom of the bike like rain!!! I believe it's te...
by terryt
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Another radio mod
Replies: 9
Views: 431

Re: Another radio mod

I wasn't aware the radio was that waterproof, having dismantled it for the aux input mod, didn't look like it was able to withstand torrential downpour, I bow to your superior knowledge. The town I go to in England, you would come back to your bike and find all the radio knobs missing. But the poin...
by terryt
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy
Replies: 12
Views: 556

Re: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy

While its apart just try the DB401s. sit the housing in place and try the speaker
by terryt
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy
Replies: 12
Views: 556

Re: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy

Ok, I'm a bit confused now. Are the rear speakers supposed to be mounted BACKWARDS? I have them currently mounted where the speaker is pointed towards the open grill and the back/magnet is facing outwards which is what fits into the bottom cavity. (and in my case is bumping against said cavity and ...
by terryt
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy
Replies: 12
Views: 556

Re: Polk DB401's and GL1500 Aspy

I cant quite see from your photo but is the speaker fitted between the chrome cover and speaker housing. there is about 1 7/8" clearance for the speaker to fit mine are fitted like this 000_0781.JPG 000_0783.JPG If it is fitted like this it will add about 1/4" to the length and the housing...
by terryt
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: High output verses standard alternator
Replies: 30
Views: 8338

Re: High output verses standard alternator

Terryt Can you show me a schematic or give me more info. On what parts to get. I thought of another btry but not sure the best way to use it. I have changed most of the bulbs to LEDs but not all yet. Main draw on mine i think the headlight, and two small radio amps. Kerry This is the system I used....
by terryt
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: High output verses standard alternator
Replies: 30
Views: 8338

Re: High output verses standard alternator

Im running a std alternator on my trike. for all the extra marker lights lower spot lights and fog lights plus the sat nav and charging usb points I have a small motorbike battery on a split charge relay to run them. if the battery goes below 12.5 volt the relay switches off so not to pull the power...
by terryt
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1500 shift shaft stabilizer mod. No drilling.
Replies: 282
Views: 28110

Re: GL1500 shift shaft stabilizer mod. No drilling.

peppilepew wrote: Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:20 pm Thank you. www.gl1500auxilaryshifterpivot.com I'll include a seal for free. Just mention goldwingdocs.
Hi I have looked at this on your website re shipping. can you tell me the price for shipping to the with custom duty to the UK Portsmouth Hampshire

Thanks
by terryt
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?
Replies: 15
Views: 969

Re: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?

When I say rebuilt, I mean I removed all the jets that are removable EXCEPT the pilot screws. I didn't touch the pilot screws. I flushed every passage using carb cleaner and air pressure. I visually confirmed the jets passages are open. I replaced the float valves including the needles and the floa...
by terryt
Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?
Replies: 15
Views: 969

Re: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?

I am not sure what air pilot screws are. I am assuming you mean the pilot screws and like I said, I didn't touch them. When you say you rebuilt the carbs twice. did you completed strip them all jet taken out cleaned all the jet and small holes and air ways ? The two air jet in the front of the carb.
by terryt
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?
Replies: 15
Views: 969

Re: My 1993 GL1500 won't idle, can someone help me?

What did you set the air pilot screws setting to
by terryt
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 2000 gl1500 draining battery after sitting several days
Replies: 30
Views: 1521

Re: 2000 gl1500 draining battery after sitting several days

Is there a alarm fitted. There was one on mine didn't know it was there until I had the fairing apart
by terryt
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE

bvg123 wrote: Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:32 pm thanks for the reply . It is the original master cylinder. I have been in there before but can't remember if it 1/4" or 5/16".thought some body might remember. I would like to have it on hand when I start the project this winter.
Hi Just checked mine and its 5/16"
by terryt
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:56 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE
Replies: 12
Views: 582

Re: BRAKE RESERVOIR HOSE

I think I still have my old one in the garage. I will have a look and check the size and post