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by Rednaxs60
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Painting 101
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Painting 101

There are more paint formulations and types available to you when you use a paint spray gun. Not to say that you cannot get what you need in a spray can, just that it may be more challenging to source a provider depending on where you live. For my 1500 with a Pearl Glacier White 3-part paint system ...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Painting 101
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Painting 101

On to my favorite, painting with paint spray guns. I chose to use paint spray guns for my paint projects because I had never painted with a spray gun before. I had used spray cans, but for very small projects. I also felt that the finished product would be better with a paint spray gun. I did a lot ...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Painting 101
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Painting 101

I have read about and seen pictures of very good spray can paint jobs. Patience, practice and preparation of the pieces to be painted are the key to the paint job, spray can or paint spray guns. My practice was in the doing. Had some very messy days because of this. By the time I started the paint j...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Painting 101
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: Painting 101

What you use will/can dictate how you are going to approach your paint project. Is this a one-time paint project, or will you do multiple paint projects? What is your budget, where will you paint, what is available in your area for painting supplies, your timeline, your climate? There are a lot of c...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Painting 101
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Painting 101

Having just finished painting my 1500 - Pearl Glacier White, 3 part paint system, and my '85 Limited edition - 2 part paint system with two colours and pinstripes, thought I'd reflect on what I did, had to find out, and my trials and tribulations. My latest comments are on thread https://goldwingdoc...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Painting a GL1100
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: Painting a GL1100

Have to mention that I am retired on fixed income. I did this over time, acquiring parts pieces and such because I have a monthly budget that I try to keep to - sometimes less, sometimes more, but averages out. One more aspect to the painting of my '85 Limited edition is the chrome. Had some ratty l...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Painting a GL1100
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: Painting a GL1100

Here's the mini paint spray gun I used: Small Paint Gun.jpg https://www.princessauto.com/en/hvlp-mini-gravity-feed-paint-spray-gun/product/PA0008155582 I have since bought the smaller detail gun but don't find it to be as useful. Have three airbrushes. A 0.2 mm nozzle, 0.3 mm nozzle, and 0.5 mm nozz...
by Rednaxs60
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Painting a GL1100
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: Painting a GL1100

Welcome to the madness. Painting is quite addictive. Painted my 1500 this past spring, 3 part system - Pearl Glacier White - base coat, pearl, clear - did the trim as well. Just finished painting my '85 Limited Edition, two tone - gold and brown metal flake with pinstripes. Rebuilt the 1200 engine a...
by Rednaxs60
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: just sayinh hi
Replies: 9
Views: 204

Re: just sayinh hi

Welcome from the west coast rock of Canada!
by Rednaxs60
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Wing has blacked out, won't start
Replies: 27
Views: 1645

Re: Wing has blacked out, won't start

I used the Fuzeblock on my 1500 because it has an integral relay and real estate on a 1500 is at a premium, otherwise would have used a different fuse block. You can have switched or unswitched circuits.
by Rednaxs60
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2020 Retrospective
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Re: 2020 Retrospective

minimac wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:20 pm
No stinkin' virus was going to keep me from living life and doing what I enjoy!
You sound like a member of the Shawshank Redemption Club - Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying. Good attitude. Cheers
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 29, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: 2020 Retrospective
Replies: 17
Views: 440

Re: 2020 Retrospective

Plans of mice and men, change is inevitable. Trips planned but the powers to be deemed otherwise. There's a lot I don't agree with; however, there are a lot of positive changes. On the personal hygiene front, stay home if you're feeling sick, other than people being paid to stay home, more people to...
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Restoration question
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Restoration question

I'll weigh in here to start. Welcome to the forum and its insanity. These are great bikes when on the road. Having mentioned the above, flipping older Gold Wings is not for the faint of heart, and there is a limited market for this considering what you can get for similar money in a later model moto...
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off

Keith - removing the fairing is not that bad. Will get picks of the left side connectors, these are the most difficult because of space limitations. I use two screwdrivers to remove these but it's nice to know which way the securing tabs are. The two bolts on the steering stem aren't too bad - nuts ...
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off

Looked for the relay/control module under the coils. There are two, both are relays. Pic of the one from the left side: Flasher Control Module.jpg You can just see the second one behind this one. This is a pic of the one on the right side under the coils: Flasher Control Module 3.jpg Here's a pic of...
by Rednaxs60
Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: 1985 GL1200 LTD Flashers wont shut off

Have my '85 Limited Edition torn apart. Will have a look and send pic if I find it.
by Rednaxs60
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1985 Limited
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: 1985 Limited

Actually two years, the '86 SE-i (Special Edition Injected) was almost a carbon copy. The first foray into FI by Honda was the '82 500 Turbo, second was the '83 650 Turbo. The '83 FI system was different from the '82 as Honda learned from it. The FI system on the '85/'86 is different again mostly be...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI fuel filter
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: 1200 SEI fuel filter

Glad everything is working out. Won't have to replace the filter for quite a few years.
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI fuel filter
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: 1200 SEI fuel filter

The PF-1200 looks a bit long for install where the OEM filter is - this filter fits a Honda Civic. I have an extra Beck Arnley filter that if you want is $28.00 CDN plus shipping. Would box up and check the shipping. Be good for quite a few years. Don't know what the cost of the PF-1200 is. Shipping...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1985 Limited
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: 1985 Limited

Fuel injected bike. Runs rich and idles about 14-1,600 rpm’s any ideas? I have been reading about the pb sensors but heck I don’t know where they are located in all the wires that disappear into the other wires that disappear. These FI models are sure fun. Hopefully you have the 3 manuals that are ...
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: MPH to KPH quick fix
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: MPH to KPH quick fix

Thanks, don't use half of what is available. Honda could have put a reverse on it considering it has everything else. Did the external alt mod - a little tight, not as much room as there is on the carb models. Installed a side stand safety switch as well. Used one from an 1800, there are others avai...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1200 SEI fuel filter
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: 1200 SEI fuel filter

Here's a list of alternatives. These are larger and require some modification to the holder. I use the Beck-Arnley 043-0897. List: Hastings GF159/Beck Arnley 043-0897/Fram G3969/NAPA 3556/WIX 33556 Here's a pic of how I modified the fuel filter holder and install: Fuel Filter Bracket Modified.jpg Fu...
by Rednaxs60
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: MPH to KPH quick fix
Replies: 6
Views: 958

Re: MPH to KPH quick fix

Following your thread, but have an '85 Limited Edition and it has this function built into the travel computer. It's quite nice. There is also a button to switch between oil temp and pressure where the fuel level and water temp digital gauge on the dash. Too bad Honda didn't keep these functions. Th...
by Rednaxs60
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1985 Goldwing GL1200i 46k Miles on Engine, project/parts bike
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: 1985 Goldwing GL1200i 46k Miles on Engine, project/parts bike

The FI models are the '85 Limited Edition and '86 Special Edition - Injected (SE-i), everything else is a carb model.
by Rednaxs60
Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 1986 1200 interstate
Replies: 2
Views: 171

Re: 1986 1200 interstate

Oil leaking past the valve stem seals would be minimal, more likely past the rings. I mention this because the oil smoke goes away once the engine starts to warm up - rings and cylinders expand and promote sealing of the cylinder. As for the cure, you have two choices, live with what is happening an...