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by fred1diver
Wed May 29, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: footwear
Replies: 41
Views: 1691

footwear

hey everyone, just wondering what kind of footwear you use when riding your wing?

do you prefer boots or shoes?
by fred1diver
Wed May 29, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Looking at tires
Replies: 1
Views: 152

Looking at tires

Hey everyone, what tires do you recommend for my 84?

Looking for a good quality tire that wont break the bank
by fred1diver
Fri May 17, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: not starting
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: not starting

Yes they most likely will, I will talk to my mecanic next week, he redid the carbs last spring so I’ll see what he says
by fred1diver
Fri May 17, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: not starting
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: not starting

New plugs did the job, she purrs like a kitten now, thanks everyone for your help
by fred1diver
Fri May 17, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: not starting
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: not starting

so finally got a break from the rain, pulled a plug out and it was pitch black and smelled like gas, going to replace them and see
by fred1diver
Tue May 14, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: not starting
Replies: 7
Views: 331

Re: not starting

It’s raining all week so I can’t work on her at the moment
by fred1diver
Sun May 12, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: not starting
Replies: 7
Views: 331

not starting

hey everyone, just did a full charge on the battery, now it turns over but only backfires and won't start, what am I missing?
by fred1diver
Sat May 11, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: poor boy conversion
Replies: 5
Views: 346

poor boy conversion

hey everyone, I think my stator just died, where can I order a poor boy conversion kit for my 84?
how much should I expect to pay for it?
by fred1diver
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: leaking and possibly burning oil
Replies: 4
Views: 274

leaking and possibly burning oil

hey everyone, my wing is leaking oil near the oil filter and from the smoke I think it's also burning some, going to do an oil change and see if that stops the leak, but as to the smoke/burning oil, what should I do?
by fred1diver
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: on board air compressor change
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Re: on board air compressor change

ok, so I changed the solenoid and the air cylinder (not sure about the right name) and it still does the same thing, blows a fuse when trying to add air to the front forks, works great in the back, inflate and deflate, but the front I can only deflate, the fuse in rather an important one it also con...
by fred1diver
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: on board air compressor change
Replies: 1
Views: 193

on board air compressor change

hey everyone, how difficult is it to change the compressor, mine works to inflate the rear suspension but when I try to inflate the front, it blows a fuse, I've found a replacement for it. last summer someone told me to try without the solenoid and it did the same, so it's not a solenoid problem (I ...
by fred1diver
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: can't get her started
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Re: can't get her started

Woohoo finally got her running
by fred1diver
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Battery size
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Battery size

Managed to save my battery, thanks for the responses
by fred1diver
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Battery size
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Battery size

Hey everyone can someone tell me what size battery is needed on the 1984 wing aspencade?
by fred1diver
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: can't get her started
Replies: 1
Views: 158

can't get her started

hey everyone, the weather is finally nice enough to let me take the wing out of slumber, but she still wants to snooze :oops: tried to start her up and ended draining the battery :( put the battery on the charger but the charger indicates a full battery :?: going to leave her on the charger for the ...
by fred1diver
Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: put away for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 1484

Re: put away for winter

wish I could ride longer, but nights get near or below freezing around here at this time of year, I find it comfortable temperature wise at this time of year, no sweating lol, but id does get slippery at those temps and beside, in Quebec, december 15th if you don't have winter tires on they ticket y...
by fred1diver
Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: put away for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 1484

Re: put away for winter

I added the stabiliser before filling up the tank then rode her 20-25 minutes to go to the storage spot
by fred1diver
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: put away for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 1484

put away for winter

so I just put the wing away for winter, topped off the gas tank and added some seafoam, made sure all fluid levels were good and removed the battery, can't wait until spring to take her out again
by fred1diver
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: trailer size
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: trailer size

thanks everyone, I'll keep looking, at the moment I'm wondering if I should get a trailer or a tent trailer, so I'm looking at all the options
by fred1diver
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: trailer size
Replies: 7
Views: 532

trailer size

hey everyone, looking at getting a trailer for my Wing, would 3.5' x 5' x 20" tall be too big, it seems light enough, the owner tells me it's around 400lbs, simple little trailer with a tarp for a top cover
by fred1diver
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: Question About Modern Day Camping
Replies: 26
Views: 1981

Re: Question About Modern Day Camping

MainViking, where was the nicest place in Ontario you visited so far?
by fred1diver
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: starter button
Replies: 3
Views: 276

starter button

hey everyone, yesterday evening I get ready to go for a ride, when I press the starter button the cap breaks in 2 pieces, luckily I can still press the button that is under the cap, but I'm wondering how I can fix this, thanks in advance for your help
by fred1diver
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: trailer hitch
Replies: 28
Views: 2265

Re: trailer hitch

ok, so I switched for a flat connector, the coolers are still confusing but I managed to get it installed, now I'm ready to look for a trailer lol
by fred1diver
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: trailer hitch
Replies: 28
Views: 2265

Re: trailer hitch

Ok, so the isolator is connected to the bike, now the headache of connecting it to the plug, I decided to keep the round 5 pin connector that came with the hitch, but the wires don’t match the colors of the ones from the isolator. I have brown, blue, gren, orange and red on the isolator end and brow...
by fred1diver
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: trailer hitch
Replies: 28
Views: 2265

Re: trailer hitch

anyone can tell me which wires I need to tap into to plug my isolator?