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by WingAdmin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Wheel removal tips
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Wheel removal tips

Last year I bought a HF Motorcycle lift so I could change rear tire on my 1500, having a trailer hitch prevents removing the rear fender so you can get the wheel out, so the bike must go up in the air. Well, with bike on centerstand, I cannot get the lift far enough to the rear of the bike to get c...
by WingAdmin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Difficult alternator stator removal
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: Difficult alternator stator removal

The starter itself is causing the stoppage, did you not check it before pulling the engine? The stator is in the rear case BTW, what you removed is the rotor. Exactly what I was thinking. It sounds to me like the rotor and starter clutch are working exactly as they should, and the problem is more l...
by WingAdmin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Stray gl1100 in backyard!
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: Stray gl1100 in backyard!

Will it hurt to turn it over by hand? Don't/can't afford to throw money into it before I know if it will at least turn over! Thanks for the advice Not at all. You may want to take the plugs out first, so you're not fighting against compression. A belt is not likely to break when being turned by han...
by WingAdmin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review

I've been using the Tire SafeGuard TPMS for years on my bike. It gives me instant notice if I'm losing pressure, and I can too check my tire pressure at a glance without getting on my knees. Plus it doesn't need my phone for a display, it has its own display panel on the bike. And plus plus - it als...
by WingAdmin
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Monthly Newsletters
Replies: 8
Views: 227

Re: Monthly Newsletters

by WingAdmin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Stray gl1100 in backyard!
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: Stray gl1100 in backyard!

If you really want to keep this bike and have intentions of riding it, the first thing you should do, BEFORE even attempting to crank the engine over, is to change the timing belts. They will not be in good shape after having sat for so long, and who knows how old they actually are. There's a fair c...
by WingAdmin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Wheel removal tips
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Wheel removal tips

I love this one...is it actually a motorcycle? :)

PC800 in pieces
PC800 in pieces

by WingAdmin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Wheel removal tips
Replies: 9
Views: 228

Re: Wheel removal tips

I've done it before. I use a motorcycle jack (which gives it a flat surface to rest on) plus four tight tie-down straps. In this case of the PC800 in the picture, I lifted it under the engine, and used a trolley jack to give it more support at the back in order to remove the rear wheel. Pacific Coas...
by WingAdmin
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starts up perfect cold, seems to struggle when warm
Replies: 38
Views: 942

Re: Starts up perfect cold, seems to struggle when warm

That is more than likely a sealed AGM style battery. Just install and go for a ride. Don't try to open and add acid. I looked that battery up: https://www.louis.eu/artikel/variante/delo-battery-y50-n18l-a-sae-220a/10036320 It is a standard wet flooded cell battery, so yes, it is going to need to be...
by WingAdmin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: GL1100 Information & Questions
Topic: Starts up perfect cold, seems to struggle when warm
Replies: 38
Views: 942

Re: Starts up perfect cold, seems to struggle when warm

So did you get a result? Is the battery the culprit?
by WingAdmin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Now What? Oil Seal Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Now What? Oil Seal Replacement

WingAdim Did you mean to attach the article to the "how to install the shifter brace" or did you mean to attach it to the "how to install the shifter oil seal" article, since the article was in reference to the oil seal replacement. Just checking.............thanks I actually put it on its own, and...
by WingAdmin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What kind of Air Guage do you use?
Replies: 34
Views: 1492

Re: What kind of Air Guage do you use?

Was given one of these years ago by a friend who owned a motorcycle shop. This one is probably 10 years old and still working great. Dave 21368C68-BEE2-48E9-BE8F-32E17B748B51.jpeg I will never use one of those again...read why: https://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=46603 that is just ...
by WingAdmin
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: 1995 Just died going down the road
Replies: 23
Views: 1063

Re: 1995 Just died going down the road

I took Virgil's amazing post on cleaning the handlebar switches and moved it to the DIY section for everyone to enjoy: How to clean your handlebar switches
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: I think my 88 is messed up
Replies: 2
Views: 170

Re: I think my 88 is messed up

I was riding my 88 and finally noticed that the right handlebar seemed pulled back more than the left side, or maybe pushed inward some too. I thought no big deal, Ill buy a used handlebar later. I then tried taking my hands off the handlebars while moving to see what it did. It pulls to the left p...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What kind of Air Guage do you use?
Replies: 34
Views: 1492

Re: What kind of Air Guage do you use?

RockportDave wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:28 pm
Was given one of these years ago by a friend who owned a motorcycle shop.
This one is probably 10 years old and still working great.
Dave
21368C68-BEE2-48E9-BE8F-32E17B748B51.jpeg
I will never use one of those again...read why: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=46603
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

JACO FlowPro Digital Tire Inflator Gauge Review

That's it. I've had it. I will never again buy an Accutire tire pressure gauge. Accutire.jpg I have bought and used these little Accutire gauges for YEARS. They're dirt simple to use. Push it on the valve, it turns itself on, the pressure shows up in glowing red on the display. Push it on quickly an...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to replace your GL1500 shifter oil seal
Replies: 44
Views: 23829

Re: How to replace your GL1500 shifter oil seal

If you're having trouble getting the shifter off, have a read through: How to Remove Shifter Arm Blocked by Frame Tube
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to install the GL1500 shifter brace
Replies: 124
Views: 28767

Re: How to install the GL1500 shifter brace

WindAdmin Did you mean to add my post to this article or to the replacing the oil seal article? Or did you mean to attach the post on "My Take on a Shifter Brace"? Just checking...........thanks Good point, it really does apply to several - many people dealing with procedures involving removing the...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Electrical Connection LED Headlight
Replies: 66
Views: 3934

Re: Electrical Connection LED Headlight

I feel I should post an update to this review, although it doesn't have anything to do directly with the performance of the product. As I stated in the original review, I selected this LED because the last time I used the SoCalMotoGear headlight to review. I purchased this LED myself (as I do with m...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Now What? Oil Seal Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Re: Now What? Oil Seal Replacement

okie2ee wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:23 pm
I posted a new article "How to Remove Shifter Arm Blocked by Frame Tube" which covers my experience with getting the shifter arm removed.
And here's a link to it: viewtopic.php?f=14&t=46601
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: GL1500 DIY Articles
Topic: How to install the GL1500 shifter brace
Replies: 124
Views: 28767

Re: How to install the GL1500 shifter brace

I'm adding some additional information to the excellent "how to change your shifter shaft oil seal tutorial" in the DIY section. I ran into the infamous "can't get the shifter arm off the output shaft" problem that apparently others have encountered. Thankfully, the forum provided guidance on how t...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Overdrive light indicator
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: Overdrive light indicator

Yes, I realize that the Cruise will only work in 4th and 5th gear. But I guess I need to do some in-depth reading of the text about the source of the light triggers. Looking at the wiring diagrams in the service manual males it look as though the ground for the OD light, as well as the N light both...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Stainless Brake Piston Sale!
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Stainless Brake Piston Sale!

No GL1500 pistons? The fitment chart doesn't show them.
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Product Reviews
Topic: Dyna Beads vs Counteract Balancing Beads
Replies: 62
Views: 3547

Re: Dyna Beads vs Counteract Balancing Beads

That's exactly what I was trying to figure out. Can you put too much in? I was figuring that you can't but knowing nothing about the dynabeads or anything like that it's hard to figure out. Thank you for the input. I saw 2 - 2oz bags or counteract beads on Amazon and figure it can't hurt to ask bef...
by WingAdmin
Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Calling it a night
Replies: 15
Views: 521

Re: Calling it a night

Scott, Simple recommendation - hindsight is also wonderful. Before you install the next one - drop it in a cup of hot water and leave it for a few minutes - fish it out- then install it - the heat will make the seal a little bit more supple - a few drops of brake fluid on the piston will also aid i...