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by @di
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?

Thank you.

Compression is more or less the same on each cilinder = 150 psig on each, there was a +- 2 psig diference between the cylinders.
by @di
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?
Replies: 4
Views: 349

gl1100 smoking oil - corrosion on cylinders?

Dear All, I got my bike from a big overhoul, trying to fix the problem - the Wing was loosing oil - about 1 quart per 1000km. So I did the overhaoul, my mechanic fixed all outside leakages, he changed the right head gasket and changed the valves sealings also on the right side. He told me that durin...
by @di
Fri May 05, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to change a cylinder head gasket on GL1100
Replies: 14
Views: 15899

Re: How to change a cylinder head gasket on GL1100

Dear Clément - thank you for your tutorial. I have followed it. If I could add something that might help others: i) you do not need to disassamble your front wheel you may access everything without that operation; ii) I had a problem with old gaskets they were really sticked to the heads, after many...
by @di
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:59 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Re: GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?

ekvh wrote:If filled to the top, many of us notice it consumes 1/2 quart in 500 miles.
So it seams like in my case - 100 ml for 100 miles, hmm seams I do not have to worry that much...
by @di
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:53 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?
Replies: 4
Views: 392

Re: GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?

Thanks. Oil is not leaking - that's for sure, so it's getting burned. I still have the orginal exchaust - but for sure I'll have to replace it in future, it's rusty and full of smoke but I have not seen any oil in there. Maybe the smoke that is sometimes visible when I turn on the machine when it's ...
by @di
Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?
Replies: 4
Views: 392

GL1100 oil refill - how often do you do it? is it normal?

Hi all you guys - that's my first post on the forum; till now I was an observer eating the knowladge you served to me - thank you for that, You rock! That is the best forum I've ever been! Now for my question - I've my GL for some time and I'm struggling with the oil filling up since the beginning. ...