dead horns ... fixable ?


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winguyjo
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dead horns ... fixable ?

Post by winguyjo » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:39 pm



3 gl1100's ... 6 horns total ... 2 of them dead ... 1 of the dead ones is dented.

of course i could just spread the wealth and have 1 with 2 good horns, and the others with 1 good horn each, or go to ebay and spend some money ... but we are here to fix things, yes ?

any way to fix these things ?



winguyjo
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Joined: Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:26 pm
Location: b.c. Canada
Motorcycle: wing1 : 1982 gl1100 interstate; resurrection complete.
wing2 : 1980 gl1100 interstate; resurrection complete. SOLD.
wing3 : 81 gl1100i frame / 82 gl1100a engine/ 81cb900 odds & ends; resurrection complete. it's naked.

Re: dead horns ... fixable ?

Post by winguyjo » Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:40 pm

well ... the question is more of a ponder now, as i found a FIAMM horn in my hoard which, by itself, is more than equal to 2 stock gl1100 horns.

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Re: dead horns ... fixable ?

Post by DaveO430 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:38 am

Sometimes you can get them to work by messing with the adjustment screw, mostly when they're dead they're dead.

winguyjo
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Location: b.c. Canada
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wing2 : 1980 gl1100 interstate; resurrection complete. SOLD.
wing3 : 81 gl1100i frame / 82 gl1100a engine/ 81cb900 odds & ends; resurrection complete. it's naked.

Re: dead horns ... fixable ?

Post by winguyjo » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:52 pm

i was wondering what that screw was for. played with it a bit and got one of the horns to make a sound like a sick canada goose. these horns are dead.



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