Information and questions on GL1200 Goldwings (1984-1987)
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Post by mikey82 »

I have an 86 gl1200 I have white smoke coming out of right tailpipe after I cut bike off but not while its running. It was getting hot and doing it before so i changed head gaskets and its still smoking when I cut it off any ideas would help

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Post by paneled »

how long has it been running since you put it back togeather?
it might be antifreeze left in the exaust, might take a while to
burn out.
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Post by twocams »

Did you check the heads for cracks/make sure they were flat. Did you find a reason why the head gasket was bad? :shock:


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