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by Mountain rider
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Synthetic oil or non-synthetic
Replies: 65
Views: 7471

Re: Synthetic oil or non-synthetic

BusterValkRider wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:45 pm
Is Lucas oil treatment considered to be, or contain, a friction modifier?
Yes. You can run Lucas oil, just don't start adding additives.
by Mountain rider
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Gl1800 front fork banging
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Gl1800 front fork banging

Assuming it has the stock forks and springs, if you pull the fork tube off the trike and remove the top cap and the main spring, with the tube fully collapsed, standing upright, it should be 5" from the tube top to where it contacts the oil. Depending on how many miles are on it, the springs may be ...
by Mountain rider
Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: eyeglasses with a snug helmet... any tips??
Replies: 27
Views: 1335

Re: eyeglasses with a snug helmet... any tips??

The solution isn't cheap, but it makes life so much easier. Get a Klim TK1200 modular helmet. Have the jaw bar up when you put the helmet on, so you can put on the helmet with your glasses on. It also has grooves in the padding for your glasses as well as a Transitions face shield. The fact that it ...
by Mountain rider
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key
Replies: 24
Views: 846

Re: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key

Yeah, if the dog bone is getting thin, and that happens, it will act up. What you're showing is just another version on an inline fuse holder like the one you have on your battery bracket. That's just a blade type fuse. Remove the dog bone and attach the in line fuse holder just like in your picture...
by Mountain rider
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key
Replies: 24
Views: 846

Re: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key

Ok, see the large red cable coming from the battery to that thing that looks like a switch. That switch looking thing is the dog bone fuse. The main power for the bike runs through that and if it has a micro crack, things will go dead.
by Mountain rider
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key
Replies: 24
Views: 846

Re: 1990 Honda Goldwing GL No power at Key

I didn't think the 1500's still had the dogbane fuses, but if they do, I'd bet good money that's your problem. When you pulled and cleaned the battery cables, you probably moved the fuse and made it happy for a moment. If that's what you find, replace it with an inline blade type fuse. There should ...
by Mountain rider
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: Trailer picture thread
Replies: 364
Views: 49312

Re: Trailer picture thread

guitarzan wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:04 pm
Hello Mountain rider,
Man looks good and enjoy the heck out of it.

Carry On and stay safe

Frank
Thank you, Sir. We plan on giving it every chance to make us happy.
by Mountain rider
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: Trailer picture thread
Replies: 364
Views: 49312

Re: Trailer picture thread

Finally got her out.


by Mountain rider
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: How Has COVID-19 Affected Your Riding?
Replies: 25
Views: 993

Re: How Has COVID-19 Affected Your Riding?

I've started carrying my mask in the trunk, just in case.
by Mountain rider
Fri May 22, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: How do you brake your Wing?
Replies: 50
Views: 5247

Re: How do you brake your Wing?

I tip it over and kick it. Sorry, 6 years later, I couldn't help myself. ;)
by Mountain rider
Fri May 22, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Dark Mesh Pants
Replies: 22
Views: 807

Re: Dark Mesh Pants

Have you considered a set of chaps? Colorado Chaps, if she's still in business, will make you a set in different colors (silver grey is one of those colors), with the back half made in mesh. These are very comfortable, easy on and off, and can be had with shin and knee pads if you desire. The best p...
by Mountain rider
Wed May 20, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Progressive spring questions
Replies: 8
Views: 393

Re: Progressive spring questions

Yeah, tight coils down.
by Mountain rider
Wed May 20, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Progressive spring questions
Replies: 8
Views: 393

Re: Progressive spring questions

I did the Progressive springs, and the only thing that changed was the springs and fresh fluid. I used the OEM spacers.
by Mountain rider
Thu May 14, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: I smell gas
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: I smell gas

How full do you fill your fuel tank? These are considered to be full when fuel hits the bottom of the filler neck. Filling above that point you run the risk of allowing fuel into the vent tube which leads to the filter canister. If that canister gets fuel in it, it will vent the fumes from time to t...
by Mountain rider
Fri May 08, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: Trailer picture thread
Replies: 364
Views: 49312

Re: Trailer picture thread

Finally joined the club. I even like the color.


by Mountain rider
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Desperately Searching for 2000 Goldwing SE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 577

Re: Desperately Searching for 2000 Goldwing SE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Does it absolutely have to be a 2000? I listed a 1990 just out of Santa Clara, and it's not only beautiful, but ride ready. The owner is asking $2750.
by Mountain rider
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale

I can't believe no one has grabbed this yet. I wish I had the cash, I'd put that in my garage so when the 1800 is feeling down, I could jump on and ride.
by Mountain rider
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale

Here's the contact information: Doug Green
kssncsndg@sbcglobal.net
831-359-7044

He's located just South of Santa Clara.
by Mountain rider
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale

I'll try and post what pictures I have tomorrow. This is an absolutely beautiful bike, and if I had the money or the need for another bike, I'd buy it myself. For someone looking to get into their first Goldwing, this would be a killer deal.
by Mountain rider
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What are you planning for upgrades in 2020?
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: What are you planning for upgrades in 2020?

I see, and my error.
by Mountain rider
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: 1990 GL1500 SE for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 606

1990 GL1500 SE for sale

I'm posting this for a friend of a friend. For sale: 1990 Goldwing GL1500SE. Really good condition, complete service record, 1990 Honda Service Manual, and VIN printout. Lots of extras including an F4 windshield, Corbin seat with sheepskin seat cover, Muth mirrors with built in turn signals, 55 watt...
by Mountain rider
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What are you planning for upgrades in 2020?
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Re: What are you planning for upgrades in 2020?

C-dub, like you I've come to the determination that a trailer is a must. Our Summer trip found us way (WAY) overloaded. Also, based on your avatar, I'm assuming you're an LEO. If that's the case, did you get a discount from Klim? If not, go to klim.com, and fill out the application in their VIP sect...
by Mountain rider
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Popping noise
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Popping noise

It could be something in the final drive going South. Actually a rather common thing, but not that expensive or difficult to repair. Now as to the 98, that's low mileage and the 1500's are great bikes. The trade offs between the 1800 and the 1500, 1800 is fuel injected and the 1500 has carbs. The 15...
by Mountain rider
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Popping noise
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Popping noise

I know of two Wings for sale, and if you're interested, I can send you a PM with the info. One 2001 about $6000, and a 2003 for $6399. Both appear to be in beautiful condition and well maintained, and both are red. The 2003 is in Nashville, not Memphis...my bad, and is well dressed, it's around $600...
by Mountain rider
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Popping noise
Replies: 17
Views: 719

Re: Popping noise

How far would you go to buy a bike? Is Virginia or Memphis to much out of the way? What price range are you working with?