Search found 9 matches

by Brent1984
Sat May 25, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: 1984 Interstate...adding more rear lights??
Replies: 0
Views: 244

1984 Interstate...adding more rear lights??

I would like to add more rear lights to my bike. I bought a few LED light strips at the local bike show that will work but not look stock or even look very good. My bike only has the 2 small tail lights and seperate turn signal lights out back...otherwise they are only reflectors. Can I buy lights t...
by Brent1984
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: speedo noise on 1984 GL1200
Replies: 1
Views: 234

speedo noise on 1984 GL1200

My speedo makes a hell of a racket when you go over 40 kms/hr...my local Honda mechanic nailed it right away as soon as I told him about the noise. I went home and took off the speedo cable from the front wheel and using a cordless drill...spun up the speedometer and as soon as it went over 40 it ma...
by Brent1984
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Rear shock boots 84 1200
Replies: 1
Views: 515

Rear shock boots 84 1200

Just doing the rear brakes on my 1984 1200 and the rubber boot is all cracked...are these boots still available fron Honda or aftermarket??
by Brent1984
Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:28 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How to change spark plug wires on a 84-GL1200
Replies: 1
Views: 1224

How to change spark plug wires on a 84-GL1200

Thought it would be a good idea to give my bike a tune-up before the new season starts...bought all new plugs and wires and new ends too. Did the left side first wires only and tried to start it and it kinda runs but back fires like crazy!! Haven't done the plugs but did check to see if I had spark ...
by Brent1984
Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Brakes for 1984 GL-1200
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Brakes for 1984 GL-1200

I have been looking for rotors for my bike. Front and rear...can I get them turned like you can for cars?? Wow are they expensive!! I don't want to cheap out on brakes but...$300/per rotor is very expensive!! I live in The Vancouver area of BC...can anybody help we with ideas?? My buddy has a perfor...
by Brent1984
Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1984 GL1200 front shock dampening
Replies: 2
Views: 591

1984 GL1200 front shock dampening

I have only had my 1200 for a month or so...what is fork dampening? When my wife rides with me, I know the handling will change but...if we stop at a light on a slight up hill grade. It seems like we are completely leaning backwards, even before we take off?? I have 50psi in the rear air suspension....
by Brent1984
Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??
Replies: 5
Views: 529

Re: 1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??

I checked the left 2 pins for continuity...nothing. then it said to put 12v to the right 2 pins and check continuity again on the left pins, this time there was continuity. The book said that both test should have had no coninuity...and if there was any either time...to replace the relay. Now...wher...
by Brent1984
Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??
Replies: 5
Views: 529

Re: 1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??

what I think I have found is round in shape with 4 flat pins...it was tucked up front infront of the filler tank for my radiator inside a rubber boot. I used a tester on the 4 plugs on the relay...top and bottom on the left had no continuity but the right side did?? I read somewhere that both sides ...
by Brent1984
Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??
Replies: 5
Views: 529

1984 Interstate with NO brake lights??

I have only had my bike for 1 week...we went to go for a ride and found out I had not brake lights!! fuses are all good and we searched and traced the wiring harnesses the best we could but still got nothing!! Any ideas would be apprerciated!!