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I have a 1978 gold wing I just purchased. I am in the process of cleaning the carbs. I was not able to get the jets out that set below the floats(as the carb sets on the bike). There is a metal clip attached that I am suppose to pull gently and the jets are supposed to pull out. They are stuck. Any suggestions?


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I have worked on GL1000 and GL1100 carbs they are very similar. This should help. filipi.com/ngw/roady/Carb_Overhaul_GL1100.pdf
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The jets themselves screw in. The needles under the floats just slide out. The seat for the needles unscrews and there is a small filter in there that should be cleaned. Take a picture of what is stuck. I'm sure between us we can help
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Many have said they boil the bowls in water or a water solution and that it results in stuff loosening. But plenty of expert advice from those that have done the rebuild like Geezer said above.
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Thanks fvor all the help. I have attached a pic or two of the problem
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This is a better pic of what I am talking about. I don't see where any of the jets screw out. Am I missing something?
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Hi the two jets that the spring is holding in place have o ring on them they may be stuck in place just pull them out. dont try and prize them out with a screw driver you will damage them
i think some one has allready said this. but try this link
http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=2952
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I'm sorry! Now that I see the pics I remember.The 1100 had 8 mm heads on thm. My 1000 had the clips. I boiled them in distilled water and they pulled right out. Boiling works well on any cycle carbs
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Well I got the carbs torn down and boiled them in a solution of 4 gallons water and two bottles of pine sol. Wow they tur ned out great. Blew them out over and over and over and then some more. All ports are clear and I got everything back together. They really turned out great. Thanks for all the heip!
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I think they look great!
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They sure do look great, nothing wrong with asking questions before you bugger something up. Now I am not often that smart, but it sure works better to ask first.


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