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by Rednaxs60
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?
Replies: 4
Views: 204

Re: gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?

You need to determine the most likely source of the oil loss before tearing the engine apart, or replacing it. Easy to do work, replace parts and not get to the problem. You can also do a leak down test that compliments the compression test. It will tell you if there is excess leakage in the valves ...
by Rednaxs60
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Retiring
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: Retiring

Congrats on your coming retirement. Been retired for 6 years, and as has been said, it's a great life. You do need a reason to get out of bed. Find a good hobby, buy a project Goldwing, but you have to have something. Mine is my '85 1200 Limited Edition, always something or I can find something to k...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: when doing a compression test
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: when doing a compression test

You may want to consider doing a leak down test as well. This will indicate whether there are leaks with the valves and rings. If you are going to do the valve seals, you may want to consider doing a lapping of the valves as well to clean the valves and valve seats, or take into a machine shop and h...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: Hand made regulator rectifier
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: hand made regulator rectifier

it is not necessary to remove the wire from the Zener diode to the battery.it in the circuit still monitors the voltage through the connection in the circuit Have been trying to educate myself on the different diodes being used and how these work in the schematics presented. Tough time getting my m...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: rear cover (stator cover) cannot be removed from driver spline.
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: rear cover (stator cover) cannot be removed from driver spline.

Have you removed the clutch cover. It has to come off before you can pull the rear cover off.
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Shoei Neotec II Helmet - First Impressions
Replies: 9
Views: 452

Re: Shoei Neotec II Helmet - First Impressions

We decided to upgrade to the SRL headsets and sell the SMH10R units to her brother and sister-in-law. They are enjoying them. I sold the headsets for what I paid for them so the damage of the new SRL units was not as bad. The helmet I replaced was the BMW system 6, made by Schubert. I tried other le...
by Rednaxs60
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: both front caliper rebuild
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: both front caliper rebuild

I'd just do the dust and oil seals, not much can go wrong with the calipers.
by Rednaxs60
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei

The only route I can suggest is to ensure you unplug any additional wiring that is not original, go back to stock wiring. Is there any additional non-stock lighting up front? Are there driving lights? Disconnect as well. When you disconnected the trailer wiring, did you remove it in its entirety? Si...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei

I've done extensive reading of the various threads and this has got to be a first or if not, close to it. Dash and travel computer unusual combination for both to have an issue. At least you have narrowed the issue(s) so you can now get fixing or replacing. Good luck. Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei

Check fuse 7 as well. It is for the travel computer, license plate light, and taillights. If you have an issue with the travel computer wonde rwhy this fuse did not blow as well.
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei
Replies: 10
Views: 141

Re: Keep blowing number 4 fuse on 85 sei

Fuse #4 is for the instrument panel, brake light and taillight sensor, and indicator light check relay. If #4 fuse is blowing check these items. If there are add on lights I would check that wiring first. You shouldn't have to take off the front fairing to troubleshoot. Unusual for the trip computer...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Yikes! What have I myself gotten into.
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Yikes! What have I myself gotten into.

Been following the thread, always new information to be gleaned from one. The connectors in your hand plug into the connectors on the side piece. These are for the front fairing where ever it is, for items such as signal lights, clearance lights, dash, headlight and the likes. I have the brown conne...
by Rednaxs60
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1200 - GL1500 Crank Journal Bearings Comparison
Replies: 0
Views: 71

GL1200 - GL1500 Crank Journal Bearings Comparison

Looking for information on 1200/1500 crank journal sizes for comparison. Have one thread on this forum: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=30034 Doing a comparison for future reference and possible work. Apparently the crank main bearings are no longer available, and only the "brown" con...
by Rednaxs60
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Doug's Winter Maintenance Begins
Replies: 33
Views: 839

Re: Doug's Winter Maintenance Begins

Good start on the decorations.

Cut the filter element in half and see what is on the inside, may be some crud. Here is a picture of the one off my 1500:


Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Fork Brace GL 1500 Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 150

Re: Fork Brace GL 1500 Wanted

Rednax60, That suspension set up sounds a good combo. Bike is worth the upgrade, Cheers. Agree wholeheartedly. Suspension gets weak/soft after time, and needs to be replaced, even if it is with new OEM parts. I liken this to going into a tire shop to get work done. Almost always, when you walk in t...
by Rednaxs60
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Fork Brace GL 1500 Wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 150

Re: Fork Brace GL 1500 Wanted

A set of Progressive 416 air shocks for the rear will also make a difference. Installed the Progressive springs and rear shocks on my '95 1500. Came with a Superbrace when I bought it. Agree with the suspension mindset, keeps the tires firmly planted on the road, improves ride quality and performanc...
by Rednaxs60
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Michelin Commander II Tires
Replies: 44
Views: 5252

Re: Michelin Commander II Tires

Have them on my 1985 Limited Edition, just past 30,000 Kms and not a the wear bars.
by Rednaxs60
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 GL1500 SE 20th Anniversary Canadian Edition
Replies: 42
Views: 1853

Re: 1995 GL1500 SE 20th Anniversary Canadian Edition

Upgraded the headlights today with LED lights: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07CG1Z9X4/ref=pe_3034960_236394800_TE_dp_1 Go figure, paid the $59.99 and now these are reduced to $49.99. Can you tell how these lights performed, I've been thinking about these as well. So far the LED lights I installed are ...
by Rednaxs60
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Reference Information
Topic: History of the Front End Suspension
Replies: 1
Views: 67

History of the Front End Suspension

Found a good article on the history of the front end. Interesting read and also has information on the TRAC system. Here is the web site: https://www.bikeme.tv/index.php/history ... nd-part-i/


Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: LTD For Sale Sacramento CA $2,400
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: LTD For Sale Sacramento CA $2,400

Sorry to hear, but everything in its time. Good luck. Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review
Replies: 13
Views: 1962

Re: JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review

Always like reading your reviews. Good little unit; however, checked Amazon.ca and the unit is there at a whopping $137.79 with free shipping. eBay.ca is $73.93 plus $16.60 shipping - all prices in CDN dollars. Talk about turning the other cheek. Like the way this unit works, will have to do a littl...
by Rednaxs60
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Battery Tender Jr. - cheap!
Replies: 20
Views: 889

Re: Battery Tender Jr. - cheap!

Price drop on Amazon.ca from $44.00 CDN to $30.00 CDN plus free Prime shipping
by Rednaxs60
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2000 GL1500 SE first ride report and Introduction
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: 2000 GL1500 SE first ride report and Introduction

Congrats on your new acquisition and glad the Mrs enjoys it as well. Picked up my 1995 SE in July and we are enjoying it immensely as well. Did the maintenance I felt necessary as well, but also upgraded the suspension with Progressive fork springs and rear air shocks. Has made a significant differe...
by Rednaxs60
Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2015 Maintenance
Replies: 10
Views: 505

Re: 2015 Maintenance

When I had mine, taking the plastic off was a bit disconcerting at first, but if you are gentle not a worry. Make sure you flush the brake and clutch fluid as well, absorbs a lot of water over time. Take pictures of your work.

Good luck. Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Police Hoverbike
Replies: 9
Views: 298

Police Hoverbike

The future. A friend sent me this article. Who's going to be first to get and report on: https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2018/11/duba ... overbikes/

Cheers