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by gervais
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Smoke from left exhaust after storage
Replies: 6
Views: 719

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: 348

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: 348

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: 348

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: 348

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: 348

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 15
Views: 384

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: 217

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: 4645

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: 217

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: 385

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: 1110

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.
by gervais
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: 313.8 km an reserve flash????
Replies: 0
Views: 123

313.8 km an reserve flash????

hi all
is this a good milleage for a full tank,
at this moment the 1/4 Reserve is flashing,
how many km can i go when it start too flash this warning??

thanks for the info

gervais
by gervais
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!

well all went well, the 2 right were really not tune well,the front right one (when seated) was the bad one. when i was riding i could listen at the engine a little knocking coming from this side,,like too mush advance on timing! but if i release the gaz trotle a bit,it stopped. it is night here,wil...
by gervais
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!

well
i found synchronizer today here,

which one is the cylinder 1 to 4??

question is dummy but i found no references?

thanks
gervais
by gervais
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!

well to mmy surprise i will have one from Quebec tomorrow and les $ than if i baught on Ebay!! he one from England is good yes but i need it now, my engine is knocking when i am riding steady speed , after that i will need a set of needle seat,mine are flooding my carbs because they are not sealed w...
by gervais
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!
Replies: 7
Views: 250

synchronizer my carburator,i need a good one tool!!

hi all,
i need too synchronized my 4 carburators on my GL1200,1984.

would you know a place in Canada maybe to buy one,,
or
on Ebay ,,or Amazon?

i need one that works on GL1200 5mm vacuum screew inlet.

thanks for your help

gervais
by gervais
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: My home made pulley for an external alternator
Replies: 23
Views: 2705

Re: My home made pulley for an external alternator

ok yes i add to modify the side fairing and using an adapter from a 100/140 Weller welder,you know the Weller in a plastic case for welding electronics hobby!!! it worked great. i just finish reinstall all those hardware,my xyl went see in my garage and found me courageous to do all of that alone ,i...
by gervais
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: GL1200 DIY Articles
Topic: My home made pulley for an external alternator
Replies: 23
Views: 2705

Re: My home made pulley for an external alternator

helping photos

just took these pictures,
washer are regular thickness,i am using them as "poor man shim" :-)

gervais