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by Thomas Berry
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Long trip, what parts would you bring?
Replies: 32
Views: 1796

Re: Long trip, what parts would you bring?

If this is your first long trip and your on a Goldwing, trust me you will be planning your next trip as soon as you get home. I purchased an used 1986 SEI on line from a nice man in Seattle, WA. Flew up there in May rode the bike back home to St. Louis. Never been out West on a Bike. Bike came with ...
by Thomas Berry
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Trike Kit DIY nice body. 1985 1200 Aspencade. Any body got any ideas?
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: Trike Kit DIY nice body. 1985 1200 Aspencade. Any body got any ideas?

My friend triked his bike using the Tow Pack add on. Was much cheaper than an actual trike kit. I drove it and it handled very well. I have an 02 1800 Lehman trike, and I was impressed with the Tow Pack. It is easily removed for two wheel riding. My not look as cool as a real trike body conversion, ...
by Thomas Berry
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?
Replies: 43
Views: 8119

Re: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?

True Fuel is not an aftermarket additive it is pure fuel. 93 octane with no Ethanol, and lots of preservatives to give it shelf life. It will not hurt any engine. Lucas fuel injector cleaner will not hurt any engine. I use it religiously. I did see one comment where someone used Berryman carb cleane...
by Thomas Berry
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?
Replies: 43
Views: 8119

Re: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?

True Fuel is full of preservatives, and no ethanol. Also high octane, I think 93. It looks like water. It you know what Coleman lantern fuel is, my Father use to call it white gas because it had no color. That stuff last for a long time. Not certain if it is the same formula, but looks like it and s...
by Thomas Berry
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?
Replies: 43
Views: 8119

Re: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?

AZ, Your mower and the other items you mentioned that failed to start will probably need a good carb take apart cleaning. It has sat to long. Almost everything that I see come through the shop, that has been sitting more than 6 months gets a complete fuel system flush. Flush tank, fuel lines, and ca...
by Thomas Berry
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?
Replies: 43
Views: 8119

Re: Drain carbs for winter storage, or just add Stabil and keep carbs full?

Hi, my name is Tom. I have some advice on carb winterization. I have had many bikes, and I rebuild big lawn equipment engines. I have rebuilt many carbs on many engines and bikes. Carb problems are the most common problem with engine that come through our shop. Since gasoline companies started putti...