GL1100I carb issue


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strebor777
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GL1100I carb issue

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I had my Carbs rebuilt on my 1981 GL1100I Goldwing. Was running fine but carbs had not been rebuilt since 2016. Had them professionally done. After it was done, I still had my False Tank and Seat off. I started it and tested revving and seems to be fine. The next day I put the tank and seat back on. I fired it up and came right up. As soon as aI started to crank the throttle it would start to hesitate and die. I checked my Filer, replaced some old Fuel lines, put fresh gas in. No change. If I pull the choke it will idle up fine and stay stable, but when using the throttle with choke off it would die. Issue same when I took a little ride up the alley. Would go 30 yards and stall. I am at a loss as to what could be wrong.


Any ideas would be helpful.

Thank-you
Dale Roberts


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Re: GL1100I carb issue

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please clarify ... the carbs were rebuilt in 2016 and then rebuilt recently ?
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Re: GL1100I carb issue

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if rebuilt recently, when ? and did the bike sit unused after the most recent rebuild ? if so, for how long ?
strebor777
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Re: GL1100I carb issue

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The Carbs were rebuilt last Wednesday.
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winguyjo
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wing4 : 1977 gl1000 black w/ blue pinstripes; resurrection complete. SOLD
wing5 : 1977 gl1000 black w/gold pinstripes; nearly roadworthy when purchased, NOW RIDING.
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Re: GL1100I carb issue

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that being the case, all i can think is that there is a problem with the slow jets, but that doesn't jive with the carbs having just been serviced. hopefully someone else can provide some insight.
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Re: GL1100I carb issue

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Thanks for the reply. I'll see if anyone else has any ideas.


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