Bringing and 85 Aspencade Back to Life


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Kevininin
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Location: Corcoran MN
Motorcycle: 1985 Honda Goldwing 1200A

Bringing and 85 Aspencade Back to Life

Post by Kevininin » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:05 pm



This past summer I bought a 85 Aspencade for $500. Not running, sat for more than decade. 35K miles

I finally started digging into the bike. The carbs, all four were frozen, choke included. So far I have tore down the carbs, got 3 of 4 choke valves freeded. Only one of the of the butterflies moves free as it should. I I started of soaking the carbs in simple green and water, followed by dish soap and water, followed by three days of hitting them hard with Kroil. Next I am going to try boiling them. If that doesn't do it I would imagine a complete and total tear down is on oder.

Thoughts? comments? recommendations?



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LeMaitre
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Location: NE Minnesota
Motorcycle: 1985 GL1200A Aspencade
1975 CB550F Super Sport

Re: Bringing and 85 Aspencade Back to Life

Post by LeMaitre » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:33 pm

Don't forget to replace the timing belts.

-Mark
1985 GL1200A

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