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by gervais
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Do spark plugs really go bad? (Ponderment)
Replies: 30
Views: 2629

Re: Do spark plugs really go bad? (Ponderment)

well i dont beleive that you "must" change the plug between 4 and 8 000 milles . NGK are the best plug for japanese engine and as someone wrote ,since its a water cool there are chances that the life of the spark will be + more + . i just changed on my Highlander,234000 km,iridium and baught THE SAM...
by gervais
Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

ok
it gave me a good idea of the leight of the tube,
thanks sylver
and
Best Christmas to come to yo and yours

gervais
by gervais
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

well i tried to zoom your photo and see them ,,i cannot. yes i will manufacture my own,anyway buying in the US is too expensive because of the exchange rate and the famous shipping cost that have exploded. Anyhow i like to do my own things now that i am retired and not rich . necessity is the mother...
by gervais
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

thanks Sylver,
by what i can see these extension just install over the muffler tip and they are fixed at their end under the saddle bag of the GW ? by bolts??

whithout these bolts they would fall?

gervais
by gervais
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

thanks ksi,,,
i never seen that kind of attach braket,,fixation before.

interesting way to fixed them on the muffler tip
thanks again
gervais
by gervais
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

would you have any photos?
i would like to see how they fixed them on the muffler.

thanks for the info

gervais
by gervais
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??
Replies: 11
Views: 342

exhaust extension for my Aspencade 1200 1984??

hi all members, i have seen many pictures of some kind of exhaust extension for some Aspencade 1984 that would permit the exhaust odors to come out further on the back so you may not smell the exhaust when riding. i would need some picture of how they are attached at the bike, anyone would have some...
by gervais
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Please tell who or what made you buy a Goldwing
Replies: 407
Views: 48675

Re: Please tell who or what made you buy a Goldwing

beautiful and clean
gef
by gervais
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Smoke from left exhaust after storage
Replies: 6
Views: 749

Re: Smoke from left exhaust after storage

hi
close the gaz tank valve.

it happen time too time on mine and someone told me to close the gaz tank when you turn off the engine,it stopped.


gervais
by gervais
Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 404

Re: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!

well Bus Driver your headlingts are much more adaptable to Led than mine on my 1984 GL1200, i am still waiting for a couple of come back of folks who are trying some led bulb,,,no response so far but it happends with internet communication today. will see , i think ernest gave me a link to one model...
by gervais
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 404

Re: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!

and you love it?


the problems with my motorcycle is that she's getting quite old and there was no led in her time.

gervais
by gervais
Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 404

Re: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!

exactly ernest, maybe another way to explain would be imagine an parabolic antenna and you would change the location of the LNB at the center,,it would change everything for the folks who have ever played with parabolic antenna:i did it to supply internet at an hamradio site far from a city and it n...
by gervais
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 404

Re: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!

"CANADA as you know is really strict."
not specially on that ,,more on straight pipe muffler like the Harley's and
drink and drive

gervais

i will see one friend that knows a lot about cars and body parts,
he may well help me find a car headlight
by gervais
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: So many messages about Led conversion !!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 404

So many messages about Led conversion !!!!

well i was looking changing light bulb here in the house from incandescent too led ,3500 kelvan,so i thaught i could do it on my GW 1984 Aspencade ,,,,,,,confusion. there are so many messages about it,i may have not found the right one also ,, is there an advise text somewhere? the design of this he...
by gervais
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

thanks mike
i just found them at amazon.ca


gervais
by gervais
Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

charlie
tire is new and i used beads and it is great.

i am checking to find a set of OEM handle and the aftermarket sponge cover that i saw somewhere now.

bye
gervais
by gervais
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

no excuse crystal,

we dont know everyone experiences anyway,thats ok.

it's just that i dont like driving motorcycles with gloves as listening to musik or cb.
i need all my attention on the road and around and btw,,,i enjoy looking around ,,beautiful lakes,mountains,,bikes,,

gervais
by gervais
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

well
mark ,i always drive without gloves ,,i dont like it.

all gloves are chinese crap ,,

i will check at the Worker Retailer here,
maybe they have something but this vibration is there,,
i would prefer to change the actual handle ,they are like i never seen

gervais
by gervais
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

Re: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

well
i already have this "jammed twist handle" thing that i never use,,
i have known carburators that were quite hard on the wrist so these of the GW are easy too operate.

gervais


thats those high frequencies vibrations that i have that i dont like at all
by gervais
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200
Replies: 16
Views: 890

looking for Best Anti-vibration handle for my GL1200

hi all well i am looking for the Best anti-vibration handle for my GL1200 1984. the actual one is bad,,after 30 minutes + i have my the right hand starts to numb me,,it's bad. it's like a vibration of high frequency and after a while my my right thumb and the finger next hurt me. would have a good m...
by gervais
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: radiator cap removal tool
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: radiator cap removal tool

or
bring a child with you,
ask him too do it for you

you are discovering why many of us are keeping full the expension reservoir :-)

mine is 3/4 full ,

my cap is the one of the first series of radiator from Nipodenso not the little one that most guy have on their GW

G-Luck

gervais
by gervais
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Really Confused about proper oil to use 84 1200 Interstate
Replies: 16
Views: 4788

Re: Really Confused about proper oil to use 84 1200 Interstate

Rotella T6 15w40 from CanTire but it is expensive in comparaison with Castrol Syntech i used for decades.

Transmission operation is noisy as a BMW Beemer.

next year i may try the OEM Honda HP4 W/O Moly

gervais
by gervais
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: radiator cap removal tool
Replies: 4
Views: 244

Re: radiator cap removal tool

remove the seat,
remove the cover with the 2 doors that is over the air filter.

you have just 4 ,10mm bolts.

easy way too access the cap

i did it 10 time

gervais
by gervais
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Higher Capacity Battery?
Replies: 8
Views: 422

Re: Higher Capacity Battery?

well do you have old halogen driving lights,,turn them OFF.they are 55 watts Each ,130 watts on 12vdc =10 + amps at idle thats a lot. adjust your idle at 1000,1100 rpm it will help produce more amps from your stator. this is a weak point of GW,many are installing external alternator because of that....
by gervais
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Camping and Trailers
Topic: MC Camper trailer tires are not good
Replies: 19
Views: 1194

Re: MC Camper trailer tires are not good

Dont forget to balce these tires or add some DynaBeads for balancing.

i add my experiences of badly balanced tires on trailers.

gervais.