1979 goldwing gl1000

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1979 goldwing gl1000

Post by Newtoitall »

Hey guys I have a gl1000 that has sat for six years cleaned gas tank and did the normal stuff but I have a knocking sound when I start bike but seems the longer it runs the less I here it so any help would be great just trying to figure it out thanks

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Re: 1979 goldwing gl1000

Post by virgilmobile »

There is a normal clutch basket rattle but I'll bet a good carb sync would help quiet it down.A uneven firing will cause primary chain noise.
By the way,does it still have points?
If it does,they can be tricky to get set properly.On this engine,close is not good enough.
For a smooth engine and arm socket seperating acceleration, :D :D .it must have equal compression...equal and precise fuel/air mixture and a very precise ignition timing.
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