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by wingdings
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: WHEN NEW BATTERY IS CONNECTED, LIGHTS COME ON
Replies: 15
Views: 449

Re: WHEN NEW BATTERY IS CONNECTED, LIGHTS COME ON

Is your bike a USA - import bike ??- Mine is a1989 k-wing model and the lights stay on all the time on that too !! - have you got a lights on / off switch??- on euro models they have -its located on the left hand handle bar switch gear its sliding switch button if its not there odds on you have a US...
by wingdings
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Voltage Meter
Replies: 34
Views: 904

Re: Voltage Meter

Hi saw your post there - the best install I have ever seen regarding both placement and install was this one please view topic :- https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=36120 I have done this mod myself too !! as well as up grading the dash bulbs to led ones I think this is a better way...
by wingdings
Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Losing all voltage
Replies: 9
Views: 333

Re: Losing all voltage

try this if your not sure !! where things are -

by wingdings
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: carburators

- P.M - virgilmobile - on here - he has a 88 - and has helped me in the past too !!! - he great with starting problems too !! - also have a look at my posts I sure there is something in there that may help you there :D :D :D :D viewtopic.php?t=23775
by wingdings
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: carburators
Replies: 12
Views: 371

Re: carburators

hi saw your post there !! - defo think this is the battery - how old is it ?? is it more than 3yrs old ?? if so maybe time to replace it - I use a motorblatt on my wind its a gel mat battery gives 20% more cranking power over a lead battery one also check all the connections around starter relay cir...
by wingdings
Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: seat height
Replies: 11
Views: 553

Re: seat height

has the ride height been lowered ?? - this can be done to lower the height by up to 2inchs !! ?? Next are you using a corbin seat ?? my friend is short legged I had to sell him my corbin seat so his feet would touch the ground - lol :D :D :D :D :D :D
by wingdings
Sun Jul 22, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: silicon hoses vs rubber ones which is best on a 1989 1500 wing??
Replies: 2
Views: 190

silicon hoses vs rubber ones which is best on a 1989 1500 wing??

Hi - Folks - I am on the last stage of my rebuild of my 1989 1500 wing - I am going to strip the carbs out and while I am at it too change over the rubber hoses too !! - the question I am asking here is - Which is best - rubber hoses or silicon ones ?? - which is best ?? have you had any experience ...
by wingdings
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: swingarm special tool
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: swingarm special tool

Saw this on ebay so passing it on - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Honda-Swinga ... xy4dNSx5XI - hope this helps :D :D :D
by wingdings
Mon Jun 25, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1988,1500 Hit start, click and everything goes out?
Replies: 6
Views: 268

Re: 1988,1500 Hit start, click and everything goes out?

try this !! - cmJn16AxXeo this will by pass the starting circuit - had a very similar problem on my friends Se wing - it turned out to be the second starter solenoid -yes there are two on a gold wing !! - it turned out that the wire had worked lose out of the connector - easy fix it was - so defo ag...
by wingdings
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: SHORT LEGS !! - BIG PROBLEM ???
Replies: 28
Views: 1919

Re: SHORT LEGS !! - BIG PROBLEM ???

Does anyone know the length of the standard rear shocks - I found this on ebay - eBay item number:
292539689699 cheep fix at £68 pounds !!! - yes ?? ;) ;) ;)
by wingdings
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Replaced entire rear end (bags/trunk) on '88 with rear end from a '96 now Starter will not work
Replies: 9
Views: 356

Re: Replaced entire rear end (bags/trunk) on '88 with rear end from a '96 now Starter will not work

Hi - Again there !! - Your bike is a 88 - yes ?? - there is a guy on here called - virgilmobile - He has helped me out with problems on my wing loads of times too - he is a dead wizard with electric's too - if you P.M him I feel sure he will help you out there !! - his has a 88 - wing too like yours...
by wingdings
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Replaced entire rear end (bags/trunk) on '88 with rear end from a '96 now Starter will not work
Replies: 9
Views: 356

Re: Replaced entire rear end (bags/trunk) on '88 with rear end from a '96 now Starter will not work

hi - defo - agree with wing admin on this one - too - the only thing you could have possibly disturbed is the angle bank wiring or the sensor - I own a 89 wing - and have rebuilt it from the ground upwards !! - try also - the easy stuff like the side stand - neutral - and kill switch and reverse lev...
by wingdings
Thu May 31, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Time for new radio knobs
Replies: 21
Views: 1326

Re: Time for new radio knobs

all true there wing admin - but id defo keep a spray bottle with water in it to hand next time fella - you know the type the one's that you spray house plants with cost a pound or two over in the UK … :D :D :D :D :D
by wingdings
Thu May 31, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

I defo have to have one of those then - Wing admin and thanks for the info there too !! :D :D :D :D :D
by wingdings
Thu May 31, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Time for new radio knobs
Replies: 21
Views: 1326

Re: Time for new radio knobs

Brake cleaner !! - or brake fluid - best thing to do is have a spray bottle full of water at your side - this will dilute the chemical and because water is a inert substance if will do your bikes plastics no harm what so ever !! - I always keep a spray bottle full of water near by just in case :o :o...
by wingdings
Thu May 31, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

Hi - there wing admin - !!- :D -So you have had the Randakk's High-Performance Fuel Filter for 4yrs - how are you finding it then is it any better to both use and maintain then ?? :?: :?: :?: :?:
by wingdings
Wed May 30, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

hi - there - quick one for you there !! - have you changed out your fuel filter ?? and your air filter too ?? is the tank rusty at all ?? - if not please do !! - paste this link into your web browser - then read on !! - https://www.randakks.com/high-performance-fuel-filter-3-8-inch-inlet-outlet.html...
by wingdings
Mon May 28, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

HERE - is the how to I did on pectcock replacement - viewtopic.php?f=14&t=36257 this should help you decide whats wrong fella ... :P :P :P :P :P :P
by wingdings
Mon May 28, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

when you turn the key to full on do you hear the fuel pump cycle ??? on the early year wings the fuel pump could be clearly heard when the ignition key was turned onto full !! - if you cannot hear that - first stop is a fuse or a relay problem !! - if you check out my posts on here - and the how to'...
by wingdings
Mon May 28, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: SHORT LEGS !! - BIG PROBLEM ???
Replies: 28
Views: 1919

Re: SHORT LEGS !! - BIG PROBLEM ???

My point - Exactly my point !! - There comes a time when you just plain run out of options and common sense on safety must kick in, my friend has to date spent some £700 pounds on this problem here is the break down so far - 1) Boots x2 pairs £300 pounds !! 2) Seats x 2 = £450 pounds !! - one cut do...
by wingdings
Sun May 27, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: TIME TO POKE THE BEAR -Carb Cleaners and Fuel Additives: What Works?
Replies: 10
Views: 548

TIME TO POKE THE BEAR -Carb Cleaners and Fuel Additives: What Works?

Hi - Folks - just saw this - so passing it on Carb Cleaners and Fuel Additives: What Works? dsHndfDy2k8 one or two fellow wingers on here are having trouble with there carbs after rebuilding them - could it be we are doing more harm than good by using these products ??? some seem to be more harsh th...
by wingdings
Sun May 27, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

Hi - jo been following your post there - have a look at these and defo 100% message virgilmoblie fella - !! - just look om my posts his name will come a lot - lol .. :D :D :D :D :D Ne3qqfW_dXA 5AbtN4QQ1R4 ZciuuofFKX8 Tx9fb1Ytz8k Did you check the fuel filter ??? and what cleaners did you use to clea...
by wingdings
Sat May 26, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

not a problem - jo glad to help - most people are scared to death to work on their wing - however if you just take your time be methodical take pics as you take it off the bike - put the nut or the blot back in where you took it from - you cannot go wrong !! - oh and use the how to's on the site too...
by wingdings
Sat May 26, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning
Replies: 41
Views: 1220

Re: Machine won't run well, even after professional carb cleaning

hi saw your post there !! - I see your wing is a 88 - model - if you look up virgilmoblie on here he is the king regarding info on the 88's questions to ask yourself here is what was the bike running like before you pulled the carbs out ?? Any fault on a motorcycle can often be traced back - the bes...