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by NoTippin
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Drive shaft noise
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: Drive shaft noise

To update, I jacked up the rear to have a look. This appears to be a special 2-piece drive shaft to accommodate variable distances between trans and diff. The U joints feel tight, no slack. There is about 1/2" of rotational 'play' in the shaft before it engages the teeth of the gears. So, I gue...
by NoTippin
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:01 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Drive shaft noise
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Drive shaft noise

Since I have become more familiar with my trike, I have begun to notice a noise under the floor when I let off the throttle. It sounds /feels as if there is a lot of 'lash' or 'free-play' between the drive shaft and the ring gear & pinon. Anyone else notice this in their trike. It is a Roadsmith...
by NoTippin
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: NO START
Replies: 3
Views: 424

NO START

Wow, looks like I'm on a roll. Had this trike ('06 1800 / Roadsmith) for 4 wks now. Fired up fine when I bought it. Lately, the reverse has been very weak /slow. Wouldn't reverse up even the slightest incline. Is this normal? So, this morning it hesitates to start...wonk...wonk...start. I ride it ab...
by NoTippin
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk latch adjustment
Replies: 3
Views: 522

Trunk latch adjustment

Hi all, new here and new to GW's. I'm having trouble with the trunk. I'm having to drop the lid or give it a good smack to get it to close and make the 'cartoon' on the monitor go away. I've looked at the latch mechanism and the two loops that engage the latches. I can't figure out how to adjust. It...