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by okie2ee
Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install electric solenoid fuel shutoff valve
Replies: 13
Views: 781

Re: Install electric solenoid fuel shutoff valve

It really seems to me that it is a whole lot of work and trouble just to bypass what Honda has installed and has a proven track record. The OEM Auto Fuel Shut-Off valve works really well, needs no power and it easily rebuildable. It seems to me that leaving things stock is a better idea but that is...
by okie2ee
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install electric solenoid fuel shutoff valve
Replies: 13
Views: 781

Re: Install electric solenoid fuel shutoff valve

All I can do is tell you that the shut-off valve is still working fine, with no problems so far. Sounds like it would be an good solution to the problem you described.
by okie2ee
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Indicator trouble
Replies: 6
Views: 430

Re: Indicator trouble

I recently changed all my lighting over to LED and encountered the same problem............I did not want to add the resistors as I have an Interstate model without cruise control.............I installed an automotive flasher relay and modified it by removing a trace on one of the circuit pins on th...
by okie2ee
Mon Nov 09, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 98 goldwing cornering lights
Replies: 14
Views: 761

Re: 98 goldwing cornering lights

Which brings up a good point regarding space behind the light.............I bought some elcheapo lights on ebay..........$20 for two lights and they had fans.............I had to bore a large hole in the fairing behind the left lamp to make sure it had plenty of air for circulation...........I was s...
by okie2ee
Thu Nov 05, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel

Thanks for the reply and the video link...........I had watched it previously and it was my inspiration to add something similar to my trike........I plan on using the Pro Mini or maybe the Nano...........I really like what you have done, not being a programmer by trade I struggle at best to get thi...
by okie2ee
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel

My list of items to install is a power port, USB port, voltage gauge, temperature gauge, transmission gear indicator, a 3.5'" screen display for use with Arduino microcontroller, rocker arm switch for powering the display items off and on, plus a arm attached to the panel for my phone to use as...
by okie2ee
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Surprised by No Comments
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Surprised by No Comments

My list of items to install is a power port, USB port, voltage gauge, temperature gauge, transmission gear indicator, a 3.5'" screen display for use with Arduino microcontroller, rocker arm switch for powering the display items off and on, plus a arm attached to the panel for my phone to use as...
by okie2ee
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 98 goldwing cornering lights
Replies: 14
Views: 761

Re: 98 goldwing cornering lights

I have a 1992 GL 1500 Interstate model and if it didn't come with these lights then someone added them...........they did not work when I bought the trike..............I just recently discovered in the service manual wiring diagram that there were connectors in the area of these lights for a relay a...
by okie2ee
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Senior Moment and ABS Solvent Cement
Replies: 15
Views: 864

Re: Senior Moment and ABS Solvent Cement

I will be doing that now that I know how easy it is to glue something to the cover..............thanks
by okie2ee
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Senior Moment and ABS Solvent Cement
Replies: 15
Views: 864

Senior Moment and ABS Solvent Cement

While working on my trike, I placed the right side cover in the back seat.............after fixing things, I decided to go for a ride.......you've probably already guested it, I forgot about the side cover in the rear seat............a short way down the street I heard the sound of the cover flying ...
by okie2ee
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel

Interesting............someday I will try the custom fiber glassing approach.............thanks
by okie2ee
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel

Yes, the warning lights can be seen over top of the panel...........there is still room enough to lower the panel if necessary and the other option would have been to build a totally flat panel.............good point about not being able to pass an inspection, I don't have that problem, no inspectio...
by okie2ee
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel
Replies: 12
Views: 874

Re: Install Auxiliary Dashboard Panel

You lay your wrist on top of the panel and the hand falls naturally on the key...........not uncomfortable at all...........thanks
by okie2ee
Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Surprised by No Comments
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Surprised by No Comments

I posted a DIY project in early October and have gotten zero comments.............was just curious as to what people thought of the auxiliary panel that I made for my bike...............170 views and no comments............I guess nobody liked it, not that I'm heart broken, just curious as to what p...
by okie2ee
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit

Any chance you would have a picture of the break...........I checked mine out as best I could, kinda hard to see in the space where the ladder bars attach to the front..............I did notice that on the right side there was 0.010" clearance between the ladder bar pipe and a weld on the bike ...
by okie2ee
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

I ended up using a short 1/4" large screw head bolt with large washers on either side of the hole.............holes are behind the seat and not visible.............
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit

Thanks, I'm going to check mine out and see what I have...........will let you know if I see any problems with mine.
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit

Reread your post......not sure what ladder racks are............I was referring to ladder bars on the rear end which holds it aligned with the pivot point...........thanks
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: 1500 Goldwing with a motor trike conversion kit

I have 1992 Goldwing 1500 with a Motortrike conversion..............I have only had the trike for two years put 10,000 miles on it and it currently has 65,000 miles........I am curious as to how and where the ladder bar is breaking............do you have a picture of what failed..............just cu...
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

Success!!.......................I ended up using the method which required drilling holes in the back of the trunk and then using a long reach screwdriver. I just posted a DIY article on this adventure that will hopefully help someone else who does not realize the pearls of taking off the latch plat...
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to Open a Trunk with a Jammed Latch
Replies: 5
Views: 824

How to Open a Trunk with a Jammed Latch

This article deals with trunk latches that are mechanically jammed. This article is on a 1992 Goldwing 1500 Interstate trike conversion. How can this happen?.............by removing and replacing the latch cover plate so that the latch release rod is on top of the latch pulling tab. When might this ...
by okie2ee
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

Thank you, thank you, thank you..............that's exactly what I was looking for...........will report back on my attempt to open the trunk............thanks to everyone for their help
by okie2ee
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

Thanks again for the replies............IF YOU EVER REMOVE the LATCH COVER then you need to be sure to reassemble the latch cover correctly..............instructions from the service manual............ "Position the tab of the trunk opener unit perfectly upright when the trunk opener rod is ins...
by okie2ee
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

I'm currently out of state and won't return until Saturday............I will try moving the actuator out of the way or down and then try pulling on the rod............will report back after I try this method..........thanks again for the comments........still would be nice to have a picture of how t...
by okie2ee
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Trunk Locked Forever Now What
Replies: 28
Views: 1454

Re: Trunk Locked Forever Now What

Thanks, I did try the method that you showed and was unable to unlock the latch.........even fabricated a rod out of 1/4" material to apply greater pressure..............manual clearly has two warnings that the trunk cannot be unlocked if the rod is not in the proper position...........I'm assu...