is the 85 1200 a interference engine


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is the 85 1200 a interference engine

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or simply do the valves hit the piston if the timing belts break



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Re: is the 85 1200 a interference engine

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Yes, ALL Goldwing engines are interference engines.
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Thanks for your help

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Did you break a belt???

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no the po said he changed them going to change them again anyway to be sure

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Update on the timing belts, I changed them, I think I dodged a bullet, one belt was about to break and they had Honda part numbers, maybe OEM scary

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really? wondering if they have never been changed,how about a picture and total miles on machine,interesting...
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it shows 37000 but speedo is broken so I don't know

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I had the same issue on my 96 GL1500SE. 106K and I pulled the covers off, OEM Honda belts and the left one had almost an inch of flop. :o



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