So close but.....


Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
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Psycheonabike
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So close but.....

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Hi, Re my 1982 GL1100.

Won't idle unless choke is fully out. Sporadic firing on some cylinders and cylinder 4 gets HOT really quick.

If I pull the plugs on all other cylinders there a small change in the idle but if I pull #4 she cuts out altogether.

Used Randaks carb rebuild after cleaning carbs

Changed plugs and caps (NGK)

Changed oil

Got some new coils to try but unsure of wiring

Mixture screws are set at 2.5 turns out

Could it just be balancing given she was stood for about a year.

Thanks guys...


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DenverWinger
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1980 GL1100 STD Vetter (2005-)
1993 GL1500 Aspencade (2017-)
1983 Trav-Lite Camper (2010-)
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1972 CL350 (1980-1988) sold
1978 Suzuki GS550 (1985-2005) sold
1977 GL1000 (2002-2006) sold

Re: So close but.....

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Out of balance is a pretty good bet after working on the carbs....
♫ 99 Little Bugs in the Code, ♪
♪ 99 Bugs in the Code. ♫ :(
♫ Take one down, Patch it around, ♪
♫ 127 Little Bugs in the Code. ♫ ♪ :shock:

~Mark
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