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by Maz
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: No history, but do these belts look good? Lol.
Replies: 5
Views: 59

Re: No history, but do these belts look good? Lol.

W109driver wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 1:18 pm
Thanks for your view.
Could've said that before I got that bolt behind the radiator in! :lol:

Who/What is the GatesT274 you speak of?
I'm in the UK.
Amazon UK have them for £17 each.
Maz
by Maz
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Oil level check
Replies: 3
Views: 47

Re: Oil level check

Centre stand, engine off.
Maz
by Maz
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Spark not sparking
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Spark not sparking

The capacitors (condensers) are by the battery. One has a yellow wire and one blue. Check for volts at each coil on the black/white wires. The other wire on each coil is grounded by the points closing so check that the points are opening and closing correctly and are actually grounding the Yellow a...
by Maz
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Spark not sparking
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Spark not sparking

The capacitors (condensers) are by the battery. One has a yellow wire and one blue. Check for volts at each coil on the black/white wires. The other wire on each coil is grounded by the points closing so check that the points are opening and closing correctly and are actually grounding the Yellow an...
by Maz
Mon Oct 12, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: something's not right.
Replies: 9
Views: 281

Re: something's not right.

Skeldog wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:50 am
my confirmation says it's the Hollsco group. I thought I had gone through the website but may have gotten onto another site
Hollsco is Scott's (WingAdmin) company, so the Hollsco branded Regulator was purchased via this site.
Maz
by Maz
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: test run
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: test run

Click on 'Store' at the top of any page on here and you'll find the 7v Regulator.
I believe, on the 1100, it's between the Speedo and Tacho in the instrument cluster. I have a GL1000 and it's in a different location on those.
Max
by Maz
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: test run
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: test run

Sounds like your 7 volt regulator is failing/has failed. Buy new one and replace to get your temp and fuel gauges back to normal.
Maz
by Maz
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Whinning Speedo
Replies: 7
Views: 204

Re: Whinning Speedo

What greases would you recommend.? Someone said Graphite grease for the cable...... Is that the dark CV joint grease? A THIN layer of any grease will do the job, but, personally, I have used Graphite lube made for locks. It's an aerosol spray, but the liquid part is just a 'carrier' for the graphit...
by Maz
Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Whinning Speedo
Replies: 7
Views: 204

Re: Whinning Speedo

They are not designed to be taken apart, but.....if you're careful, it's quite easy. The chrome ring is what holds it together and that has to be prised up, all the way round, very gradually, until you can pull the two halves apart. Once you have cleaned / lubricated the internals and rejoined the t...
by Maz
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: £7 71 head gaskets
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: £7 71 head gaskets

Watched a video on YouTube about stick valves and bloke says each head gasket is 50 bucks...I've ordered gaskets fuel pump 2 oil filters and 2 sets of front and rear brake pads total price including delivery just under £56 from Ali Express online .sister to Alibaba site ..thanks folks we need to ke...
by Maz
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.

Have you got a website? Can't see it. Wasn't talk about yourself. Usually little parts/sensors/senders etc from the states, are say £20 part, then shipping another £20 and then if it gets picked up at customs another £5/8. Makes little parts really expensive. Look at the tabs at the top of this pag...
by Maz
Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1983 GL1100 Strange Vacuum Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: 1983 GL1100 Strange Vacuum Issues

If the gauges are swinging violently, it is usually due to insufficient damping in the tubes to the gauges. There should be a restricter valve in the tube to each gauge, which you close slowly until the needles stabilise. Apologies if you have already tried this but you don't mention it in your post...
by Maz
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.

12.3 volts at fuel tank sender. :shock: Rode it round block though. Feels great except Speedo is whinning like a stuck cat and the rear brake is binding. Was untouchable are 200metres. :roll: Bleed rear brake??? Any ideas about Speedo? Thanks chaps. Should be 7v at the fuel sender, as mentioned abo...
by Maz
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:22 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Spark Plug Gap With Electronic Ignition
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Spark Plug Gap With Electronic Ignition

My '76 LTD has an electronic ignition of unknown origin. Does anyone have thoughts or recommendations for a wider gap, considering it has the OEM coils? TIA. Ron in AZ If you are running standard coils, the coils will never provide any greater spark than what they were with the original points fitt...
by Maz
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Spark Plug Gap With Electronic Ignition
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Spark Plug Gap With Electronic Ignition

landisr wrote:
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:48 am
My '76 LTD has an electronic ignition of unknown origin. Does anyone have thoughts or recommendations for a wider gap, considering it has the OEM coils?

TIA. Ron in AZ
I would suggest standard gap. If it works ok, stick with it.
Maz
by Maz
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.

OK so you definitely have a fuel issue. How old is the fuel in the tank? Is the fuel filter clean? Is fuel actually getting to the carbs? Pull the fuel pipe off the carbs and put the end into a jar, then spin the engine over. Is fuel spurting out of the tube? If so, pump is good. If not, and fuel is...
by Maz
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Dies after 30 minutes of riding, one exhaust hot the other cold!!
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Dies after 30 minutes of riding, one exhaust hot the other cold!!

Possibly the carbs on the 'dead' side are flooding. Too much fuel won't ignite. Floats or float needles sticking?
Maz
by Maz
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Knocking noise from engine
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Knocking noise from engine

I can't play your video but, from experience, knocking from these engines is horrendous if not all cylinders are firing. If you've played with carbs, it's probably fuel related. Check for spark on all 4 first (and make sure the plug wires are connected to the correct spark plugs) then check that fue...
by Maz
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tires
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: Tires

sorry to pick a sore there :<} I should have thought. I understand. that's like asking what's the best oil. I know there are so many opinions it's a stupid question. after I posted I ran across an add for some kind of a voltage limiter on the site that said it's for the temp gage and gas gage. clai...
by Maz
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Tires
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: Tires

sorry to pick a sore there :<} I should have thought. I understand. that's like asking what's the best oil. I know there are so many opinions it's a stupid question. after I posted I ran across an add for some kind of a voltage limiter on the site that said it's for the temp gage and gas gage. clai...
by Maz
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.

Readily available online. Just Google GL1000 condenser. It's actually 2 separate condensers held together with a metal bracket.
Maz
by Maz
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Hello and a problem. No spark/low voltage.

First suggestion is to take a look at the wiring diagram. You don't necessarily need to understand it fully, but at least you can trace wire colours. You should see 12v at both coils on the black/white wire. The voltage then comes out of the coils on a yellow wire, for one coil and blue wire for the...
by Maz
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Wiring
Replies: 17
Views: 860

Re: Wiring

What I use is one 15W bulb hooked up across the points, by turning the motor by hand (or priming open the points), when the point opens the lamp will burn, that will mean the coil has power. Check other poin same way. Removing the lamp; How are you wiring this test lamp? I can't see where you would...
by Maz
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: 1980 GL1100 Carb Rebuild in progress -
Replies: 25
Views: 1300

Re: 1980 GL1100 Carb Rebuild in progress -

It's the screw that retains the needle in the throttle slide.
Maz
by Maz
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: HELP timing marks??? am I in trouble??
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: HELP timing marks??? am I in trouble??

Go ahead and move the crank to the timing mark. Move the cam pulleys to line up as required. You'll hurt nothing moving the crank/pulleys that small amount.
Maz