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by DenverWinger
Tue Jan 26, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: AM/FM Booster to fit a Goldwing GL1800
Replies: 7
Views: 115

Re: AM/FM Booster to fit a Goldwing GL1800

Something to consider - Some of the "Not-so-well" designed LED lights generate RF interference. This can swamp out weaker FM radio signals, and a signal amplifier will not help because it will be amplifying the interference, too. If you have, for example, LED Headlights, try pulling the fuse for the...
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

Glad to hear you got it running good. :D
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: DCT Transmission
Replies: 10
Views: 287

Re: DCT Transmission

I certainly would enjoy a DCT commuting to work. Especially on the return trip in the evening rush. That 15 mile stretch of "parking lot" called I-70 can often take 45 mins or more. Clutch hand gets tired. No commute in the past year though, COVID has me working from Home. Maybe indefinitely. I wond...
by DenverWinger
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

My Opinion: Overkill. If you have a functioning vacuum petcock the electric valve is redundant. Petcock is easy enough to repair if needed, and parts easily available. :) If you go with the electric valve, it should be powered straight from the battery, thru an appropriate fuse, and then thru a rela...
by DenverWinger
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Electrical Issue
Replies: 9
Views: 240

Re: Electrical Issue

Fried grounds is a common result of patching accessories and adding lights to the Bike's wiring harness, which is designed to be just barely adequate for the bike. The wiring harness is not designed for the additional load. Any accessories should be added to NEW circuits with their own fuse, prefera...
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: Bugs behind speaker covers
Replies: 11
Views: 279

Re: Bugs behind speaker covers

tamathumper wrote:
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:05 pm
you must have a bad case of audiophlies.
That's Funny! :lol:
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Alternator?? Not again!!!
Replies: 23
Views: 880

Re: Alternator?? Not again!!!

My best guess is the PO put the Hitachi on my '93 shortly after he bought the bike, the stereo with the big amp was installed in '94 (have documents). 52K on the bike now, and the Hitachi is still happy. Same MFR as the stock alternator, no reason to believe it won't last every bit as long as the st...
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Antifreeze leak,,,,
Replies: 53
Views: 1704

Re: Antifreeze leak,,,,

marks146 wrote:
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:38 pm
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New 90amp alternator
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Just curious, did you get the Hitachi? Reply on your other thread to not Hi-Jack this one.....
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Awful Quite
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Re: Awful Quite

>cricket<.......>cricket<.......>cricket<.......>cricket<....... :lol: :D :lol:


>cheep<.......>cheep<.......>cheep<......
by DenverWinger
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Awful Quite
Replies: 12
Views: 267

Re: Awful Quite

>cricket<.......>cricket<.......>cricket<.......>cricket<.......
by DenverWinger
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: GL 1500 difficult to start?
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: GL 1500 difficult to start?

Try working the throttle a few times before hitting the starter. If there's any fuel in the carb bowls the accelerator pump will help "prime" the engine.
by DenverWinger
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: GL1100 DIY Articles
Topic: How to fix stator wires on GL1100 - Three Yellow Wires
Replies: 23
Views: 7167

Re: How to fix stator wires on GL1100 - Three Yellow Wires

GL1100 doesn't have Dogbone fuse, which is the main fuse in a 1200. Main fuse on 1100 (with stock starter relay) is a blade fuse plugged into the top of the starter relay.
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

Nothing like "Success". :D :D
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: gl1000 and gl1100 gas tanks
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: gl1000 and gl1100 gas tanks

I'm pretty sure the frames are the same on the 1000 to 1200 so, the tanks should fit unless they did some changes that I don't know. Not quite. The Vetter rear kit (trunk/saddlebag set) from an 1100 would NOT fit on my GL1000, the mount points were all off by a half inch here and an inch there, cou...
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

So that proves the right side is starving for fuel at idle. If it revs up like normal I'd tend to think there's enough fuel in the right carb bowl, but something got in the idle circuit of the right carb and it's blocked, at least partially. You can try spraying cleaner but I doubt it will help. You...
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: GL1800 (2001-2017) Information & Questions
Topic: 2008 charging circuit have a fuse?
Replies: 15
Views: 393

Re: 2008 charging circuit have a fuse?

No 1800 experience here, but if you can measure power on the back of the alternator at the main terminal whatever fuse link the 1800 has is good. Then measure power on the small (excite) lead to the alternator, that should have power with key "on". I can't imagine an 1800 alternator not being repair...
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump

No poo poo list....

I responded in other thread. Confusing when you have two separate threads on same subject. :)
by DenverWinger
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

When pulling the plug wires off while idling every plug on the left bank... sitting on the bike, kills the engine. However, when I pull each plug wire off on the right bank sitting on the bike it is barely noticable if at all. I cannot imagine that after replacing the timing belts about 8 months ag...
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: End of an era: Haynes/Chilton
Replies: 10
Views: 283

Re: End of an era: Haynes/Chilton

I have the Haynes on my desk for Deb's Pontiac, a '99 Grand Prix. Now giving ignition troubles. This book is half the size of the Clymers I have for the 1500 Goldwing, but covers '88-'04 Buick Regal, '90-94 Chevy Lumina, '88-97 Cutlass Supreme and '88-07 Grand Prix. And at least six different engine...
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: just sayinh hi
Replies: 9
Views: 257

Re: just sayinh hi

Send some here! Denver is in severe drought!
by DenverWinger
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

Fuel pump can usually push fuel thru the petcock if the vacuum line is removed, the petcock is there to prevent gravity feed to the carbs if the tank is full and the engine and pump aren't running... :)
by DenverWinger
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Fuel Pump failure
Replies: 62
Views: 933

Re: Fuel Pump failure

I will have to wait until I get that big hose or another fuel pump to try that I guess. But as much gas and pressure that came out of the top tube on the fuel pump, I'm quite positive that it is pumping more than enough. I suspect the only time the breather hose really does anything is when the tan...
by DenverWinger
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump

There is NO RELAY for the fuel pump on a '94 interstate. This page from the Electrical Troubleshooting manual shows power for the fuel pump coming directly from the Engine Control Unit.

The circled text says "Hot in Start or with engine running".


by DenverWinger
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: 94 gl 1500i fuel pump

A '94 doesn't have a fuel pump relay, the power for the pump comes directly from the ECU. Additionally, in the '94 model the pump does not run at all when you first switch the key on. It doesn't run until you hit the Starter button. It was only the '88/'89 models that had the relay and would run the...
by DenverWinger
Tue Jan 05, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Going on a trip - what should I check?
Replies: 13
Views: 381

Re: Going on a trip - what should I check?

Hello Christopher, and Welcome to the Forum! They do make a "whirring" noise around 30mph like how a car needs its tires rotated. - How do I check wheel bearings? When I turn, the whirring seems to become more noticeable, but I don't know if maybe its just the tires. Ya, that noise is the tires, whe...