GL1500 shift shaft stabilizer mod. No drilling.


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I purchased one from Cyclemax back in June, yet to install it. If this unit may be in question I'll provide pics.


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Please do. If counterfeit I will replace it for you. Thanks cliff,

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Hi Cliff,

I tried to respond to your PM, but didn't find attachment manager and couldn't quite figure out how to add pics, so I'll just post them here....








This looks to me that it is the real McCoy and with Cyclemax reputation on this site I don't see them reselling counterfeit (they are your main vendor, no?) but I appreciate having you inspect and offer replacement!!

Many thanks,

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No sir, not accusing anyone. I have taken a counterfeit back and am trying to figure out who it is. Thanks Cliff,

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Hi. I am new to the site as a member. I have a 1978 GW and just recently purchased a 1988 GW. The 88 is in great condition and as I slowly pick at everything I am seeing this same oil leak around the gear shift. Before I read about the problem here I realized that there was a lot of stress on that seal. I am happy that there is a product out there to address this. Does anybody know if there is a distributed in Canada that sells the item? I find, at this particular time, customs likes to inspect whatever they can and the inspection agency imposes whatever fees they want on you which adds substantially to the overall cost as well as tear into your package. Thanks in advance. Also I will be posting in the new members section soon just to say hello. This site has already helped me tremendously and it is very much appreciated.

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woodsv wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:31 am
...I am seeing this same oil leak around the gear shift. Before I read about the problem here I realized that there was a lot of stress on that seal. I am happy that there is a product out there to address this. Does anybody know if there is a distributed in Canada that sells the item? I find, at this particular time, customs likes to inspect whatever they can and the inspection agency imposes whatever fees they want on you which adds substantially to the overall cost as well as tear into your package. ...
FIRST..I'm not being political here, just a situations.

On ebay there's a Canadian seller who's shipping fees is MURDER on his sales. He says its the border fees that increases the ship costs.
In order to sell items he has to sell dirt cheap. That hinders his income thus lowers his standards of living. Is Canada doing this on purpose to its peasants or to fill the gov pocket?
I suggested different scenarios to circumvent this but it seems it's all been covered by Canada's rules.

Few years back I sold a trailer to a guy in Toronto & met him half way in the USA. He took the trailer partly apart so he can "claim" it as parts thus no tax/tariff.
With all that said, this Tax or Tariff (basically same thing to peasants) is DETRIMENTAL to both buyers & sellers.

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Have it sent as a gift..no fees I think..
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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woodsv wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:31 am
Hi. I am new to the site as a member. I have a 1978 GW and just recently purchased a 1988 GW. The 88 is in great condition and as I slowly pick at everything I am seeing this same oil leak around the gear shift. Before I read about the problem here I realized that there was a lot of stress on that seal. I am happy that there is a product out there to address this. Does anybody know if there is a distributed in Canada that sells the item? I find, at this particular time, customs likes to inspect whatever they can and the inspection agency imposes whatever fees they want on you which adds substantially to the overall cost as well as tear into your package. Thanks in advance. Also I will be posting in the new members section soon just to say hello. This site has already helped me tremendously and it is very much appreciated.
Yes, I am aware that duties are prohibitive. Canada doesn't play fair. Personally, I think the US should do the same. It's all about keeping jobs in the country. Canada and the US have similar manufacturing costs so there should be no duties. Now that isn't the case with other regions of the world.

I am just a guy that came up with a solution for a problem others flagged as an issue. I have to protect my invention any feasable way possible. Allowing others to distribute opens me to counterfeiting. I do not have the resources to go after these people. It has already happened. A Russian purchased 3 from Cyclemax and decided to make and sell them for less.

Sorry, everything will come from either Cyclemax, or myself. Soon Amazon will be online.

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RBGERSON wrote:
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Have it sent as a gift..no fees I think..
I occasionally do so. I can not send them all as gifts.

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I know that this is a common problem since there is a lot of posts about it but 108,000 miles on my 92 from 1992 to 1998, and about 50,000 on my 98 SE from 1999 to 2003 and I never had a shiftier seal leak.
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joeincalif wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:53 am
I know that this is a common problem since there is a lot of posts about it but 108,000 miles on my 92 from 1992 to 1998, and about 50,000 on my 98 SE from 1999 to 2003 and I never had a shiftier seal leak.
My 91 didn't start leaking until around 175,000 miles.

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Being a Canadian , not sure what you are talking about as fas as being peasant and keeping jobs in our own countries and not playing fare, Scenario is, I live an hour from the Port Huron border, i visit the U.S on a regular basis, I pick up parts etc, Last time i checked i pay you're state sales tax , i buy gas that probably come from Canada, The reason we buy parts from the U.S is 1. parts are for the most part cheaper, 2. shipping parts to Canada is expensive, 3. the duty we pay to get the parts across the border when shipped.

So to conclude , the way i figure it, i help you're economy more than mine
I think there are a few people on here listen to trump to much
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curtm wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:44 pm
Being a Canadian , not sure what you are talking about as fas as being peasant and keeping jobs in our own countries and not playing fare, Scenario is, I live an hour from the Port Huron border, i visit the U.S on a regular basis, I pick up parts etc, Last time i checked i pay you're state sales tax , i buy gas that probably come from Canada, The reason we buy parts from the U.S is 1. parts are for the most part cheaper, 2. shipping parts to Canada is expensive, 3. the duty we pay to get the parts across the border when shipped.

So to conclude , the way i figure it, i help you're economy more than mine
I think there are a few people on here listen to trump to much
Curt, a proud Canadian
Maybe you missed this line...
"FIRST..I'm not being political here, just a situations."

"Peasant" I include myself under that PUN of a definition.
As for shipping costs go, crossing the same border at the same location should not cost any different, that invisible line doesn't need maintenance.
I was merely feeling a bit sorry for the Canadian seller and his forced losses. I have purchased from him a couple times so it's not like I'm boycotting.
OTHER THOUGHTS...
You're not paying the large amount of costly air conditioning as we do. As for heat, it's cost efficient to buy a warm coat. IF we could somehow pipe up & down some of our weather in a controlled manor... :roll:

Trump you say? I voted, didn't care if he was of color(s).
I voted for someone who supports us meager peasants,
not seeing our taxes imported into their pockets.
(that rhymed ok ;) )
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Amen! A bit off subject here aren’t we??
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Agreed, Us Canucks get emotional about this stuff
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"Amen!"
Oh, you also?
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Who is this fella we speak of that sells them from the great white north ???

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joeincalif wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:53 am
I know that this is a common problem since there is a lot of posts about it but 108,000 miles on my 92 from 1992 to 1998, and about 50,000 on my 98 SE from 1999 to 2003 and I never had a shiftier seal leak.
The leaking is a small part of the issue. The stress created from the extended arc makes finding neutral difficult to find. This removes the stress on the case support bearing for the shift shaft.

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curtm wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:44 pm
Being a Canadian , not sure what you are talking about as fas as being peasant and keeping jobs in our own countries and not playing fare, Scenario is, I live an hour from the Port Huron border, i visit the U.S on a regular basis, I pick up parts etc, Last time i checked i pay you're state sales tax , i buy gas that probably come from Canada, The reason we buy parts from the U.S is 1. parts are for the most part cheaper, 2. shipping parts to Canada is expensive, 3. the duty we pay to get the parts across the border when shipped.

So to conclude , the way i figure it, i help you're economy more than mine
I think there are a few people on here listen to trump to much
Curt, a proud Canadian
You read way too much into what I said. I think it quite unfair that your import duties make things so expensive. Why have import tarrifs from the states into canada period? Asia and mexico yes. As for Trump, he is a neccasary evil for the times. This is not a political post. Nothing good comes from any comments like these.

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I could have these made at a fraction of the cost in china. I choose to use American aluminum, and manufacturing. I also have greater control over the quality. To date, not a single quality issue with any of them. They all are well within tolerance.

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I had one of these on my 99 1500,never had a problem with it, IMHO it’s well worth the money.
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bstig60 wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:48 pm
I had one of these on my 99 1500,never had a problem with it, IMHO it’s well worth the money.
Thank you.

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peppilepew wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:30 pm
curtm wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:44 pm
Being a Canadian , not sure what you are talking about as fas as being peasant and keeping jobs in our own countries and not playing fare, Scenario is, I live an hour from the Port Huron border, i visit the U.S on a regular basis, I pick up parts etc, Last time i checked i pay you're state sales tax , i buy gas that probably come from Canada, The reason we buy parts from the U.S is 1. parts are for the most part cheaper, 2. shipping parts to Canada is expensive, 3. the duty we pay to get the parts across the border when shipped.

So to conclude , the way i figure it, i help you're economy more than mine
I think there are a few people on here listen to trump to much
Curt, a proud Canadian
You read way too much into what I said. I think it quite unfair that your import duties make things so expensive. Why have import tarrifs from the states into canada period? Asia and mexico yes. As for Trump, he is a neccasary evil for the times. This is not a political post. Nothing good comes from any comments like these.
Was directed at me Pep. Since been cleared up.
Prob a little steam releasing from all the Lying Libs & FarLeft Garbage-E-Ola out there. It's near insane.
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FM-USA wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:23 pm
peppilepew wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:30 pm
curtm wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:44 pm
Being a Canadian , not sure what you are talking about as fas as being peasant and keeping jobs in our own countries and not playing fare, Scenario is, I live an hour from the Port Huron border, i visit the U.S on a regular basis, I pick up parts etc, Last time i checked i pay you're state sales tax , i buy gas that probably come from Canada, The reason we buy parts from the U.S is 1. parts are for the most part cheaper, 2. shipping parts to Canada is expensive, 3. the duty we pay to get the parts across the border when shipped.

So to conclude , the way i figure it, i help you're economy more than mine
I think there are a few people on here listen to trump to much
Curt, a proud Canadian
You read way too much into what I said. I think it quite unfair that your import duties make things so expensive. Why have import tarrifs from the states into canada period? Asia and mexico yes. As for Trump, he is a neccasary evil for the times. This is not a political post. Nothing good comes from any comments like these.
Was directed at me Pep. Since been cleared up.
Prob a little steam releasing from all the Lying Libs & FarLeft Garbage-E-Ola out there. It's near insane.
No problem. Our previous administration did a good job of reinvigorating the hatred born from our civil war. We are at each others throats in America. Hate every bit of it. Why can't we all just get along?

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not here, life is good in Canada Man, expensive smokes, expensive booze, expensive parts, and legalizing Marijuana in Oct,
dont get no better than that.
oh ya ya we have playboy trudeau as a prime minister
God bless us

i have no more to say on this subject
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