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by saamiam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What does "E" mean
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: What does "E" mean

"Solved" Okie dokie Gents and Guru's.. and Mervks.. Mervks, I say high to you first since you seem to have 9second ADD.. So to redundantly recap.. you didn't look at the picture because I hadnt seen any highlight nor had the time to study the picture BUT you found time to reply so you could point ou...
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What does "E" mean
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: What does "E" mean

saamiam wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:04 pm
Can somebody please explain to me just what the E mean in the diagram below
Here you go Mervk.. honestly i dont know how you could have missed it had you even took a quick glance at the picture..
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What does "E" mean
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: What does "E" mean

You do not highlight the part of the page where it occurs, and I certainly don't have time to study the pic in detail looking for it. However E normally means Earth. Mervk, it cant be earth... look at the pic... even red power wires says goes to E I really really need some assistance here.. and you...
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What does "E" mean
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: What does "E" mean

12 views and not a single reply? Nobody knows what that E means? Goes to "E"? What the hell does that even mean?
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: What does "E" mean
Replies: 15
Views: 322

What does "E" mean

Can somebody please explain to me just what the E mean in the diagram below
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Gear shift sensor
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Gear shift sensor

How critical is this to the ignition circuit?
by saamiam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: The “No Spark” Thread! (Electrical Issues!)
Replies: 14
Views: 377

Re: The “No Spark” Thread! (Electrical Issues!)

this is wiring diagram for your GL Ivan, I could kiss you!!! Ive spent the past 4 days trying to find the dang diagram specific to the '85 with zero luck!! 84, 83, 82, 86, 87 all day long, but the 85... good luck. And please dont tell me that the haynes/clymer 84 to 87 covers it, because it doesnt ...
by saamiam
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

Well, its been a while since posting any update and there has been a few changes.. most recent change has left me with no spark... turns over, but no spark.. please.. any help is most appreciated.. Besides the obvious stripping of.. well everything some of the "what was he thinking" mods are.. 1.) Y...
by saamiam
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: How much risk is too much risk?
Replies: 49
Views: 1916

Re: How much risk is too much risk?

Risk... exposure.... complacency... suffering from CSDD (common sense Deficiency Disorder). Could of, should of, would of... Prevention... Reactivity vs Proactivity.. mitigation, elimination. hazard recognition.. behavioral tendancies. Ladies and Gents, young and old, you are now stepping into my ar...
by saamiam
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Anyone from Sacramento or the Bay?
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Anyone from Sacramento or the Bay?

Its just me myself and I.. Im looking to ride with anyone from my area..
by saamiam
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Attn. Guru's and Advice givers.. THANK YOU
Replies: 3
Views: 422

Attn. Guru's and Advice givers.. THANK YOU

Before I start, I want to extend my deepest gratitude and thanks to all of you Old Schoolers.. Those of you who have, over the years torn these magnificiant beasts apart, fixed, restored, rebuilt, analyzed and beautified them so much that you know these machines like you know your own names.. Your e...
by saamiam
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: anyone with an '85 please take pic of regulator
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: anyone with an '85 please take pic of regulator

Thanks for the tips and pics!! Super helpful.. all back to normal again...
by saamiam
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: anyone with an '85 please take pic of regulator
Replies: 3
Views: 238

anyone with an '85 please take pic of regulator

Sooo, i had the brilliant idea of cleaning up the wiring harness after scraping up my hand trying to reach the radiator cap. I disconnected everything pretty much. When reconnecting I forgot what plugged into what. I thought i got it back right but when i fired it up she began missfiring really bad....
by saamiam
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Guru's... HELP!!
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: Guru's... HELP!!

I am losing coolant but its from a pinhole i believe in the radiator.. Its worth mentioning that I recenly got that cylinder running again after I discovered this when opening up the carb on that cylinder.. might explain the rust a bit.. lol..
by saamiam
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Guru's... HELP!!
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: Guru's... HELP!!

Sure have brother.. ran some octane boost last week..
by saamiam
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: Guru's... HELP!!
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Guru's... HELP!!

So, after discovering the crystal rust caverns stelagtites in my number 1 carb. As seen in pic 1. I cleaned it real good.. got to for the first time enjoy a goldwing running on all 4.. I noticed that the 1,3 cylinder side was running a bit hot so I pulled the plugs and BOOM!!! That same number 1 cyl...
by saamiam
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Other Bikes
Topic: What's everyone's two-wheeled History?
Replies: 59
Views: 10700

Re: What's everyone's two-wheeled History?

Wow!!! Spent 3 days reading this entire chain!! What an awesome and kindred life we have all lived,, between all of us I think we have about 27,000years riding experience!! Seems like every bike of your path in life sparked a different memory.. How Very Cool.. even Better is the short stories that a...
by saamiam
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

Hahahaha.. Lol.. Well you are correct.. Holy **** though, she is fast now!! So thats what a goldwing is supposed to feel like when running on all four.. The name makes so much more sense now... 'cause she flys now!! :lol:
by saamiam
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

How about the number 3 cylinder spark plug brwnd new clean like it hasnt been firing? All I can say is.... WOW!!! My respect and admiration for the Wing has 10x'd!! So, you remember me asking about the #3 cylinder feelinglike it wasnt firing right?.. well, I got around to taking off the bowl and....
by saamiam
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

Yes and no.. my window of the boggy vobrations are now confined to the mid range between 3700 and 4200 rpm in every gear during acceleration. That will probably go away with a carb sync and the timing belt replacement.. Life's a bicy when even a carb syncing is out of the affordable range.. yes, I k...
by saamiam
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

And sooooooo... the story continues..you will really like this discovery..I finally got up the courage to pullthe carbs for a bath and an inspection of the slow air cutoff valve..long story short, I pulled the valve and it looked like brand new.. hmmmm suspicious..I picked up the housing for the slo...
by saamiam
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

How about the number 3 cylinder spark plug brwnd new clean like it hasnt been firing?
by saamiam
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

Here are better photos and description of observations.
by saamiam
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

OK so I have more than a carburetor vacume leak issues so. I pulled the plugs and this is what I found. Immediatly noticable was cylinder number 3. Plug still looked brand new.. It has spark when I tested it but it's very clear that the cylinder hasn't been running.. Cylinder one and two which are o...
by saamiam
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: GL1200 Information & Questions
Topic: How was my 85 wing even running??
Replies: 22
Views: 1296

Re: How was my 85 wing even running??

@john, Thanks for the sea foam advice brother... Patience is something I have alot more of than budget these days... Like you it is my daily driver and it currently has 67,000 miles on her.. not bad for an 85 in my book. The belts in the trunk are brand new (in respect to usage) date putchased unkno...