Source for Goldwing bolts and screws


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controlu
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Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by controlu » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:54 pm



I'm going through a previously owned 2003 GL1800 and finding many bolts, screws etc, that are the wrong size with a mix of slot head, hex head, socket head etc. I would like to get everything back to spec. but looking for replacements is not going well. Babbitt's and others have them, but at $3.00 EACH it can get quite expensive. Anybody know of a source that might sell in bulk packs, like 10 in a pack, for a reasonable price?



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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by superg » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:56 pm

at aliexpress you can find a box with lots of bolts.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3300384 ... st=ae803_4

and

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3285149 ... st=ae803_4

hope you can find what you need

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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by MikeB » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:11 pm

You can try looking through Ebay. Just do a search for gl1800 hardware.
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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by Rambozo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:40 pm

For some of the truly Honda special fasteners, I go to Partzilla. Things that are more standard either a local industrial hardware store or McMaster Carr.

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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by controlu » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:19 pm

Thanks for the replies. I'll find what I want for sure now.

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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:33 am

controlu wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:54 pm
I'm going through a previously owned 2003 GL1800 and finding many bolts, screws etc, that are the wrong size with a mix of slot head, hex head, socket head etc. I would like to get everything back to spec. but looking for replacements is not going well. Babbitt's and others have them, but at $3.00 EACH it can get quite expensive. Anybody know of a source that might sell in bulk packs, like 10 in a pack, for a reasonable price?
A short answer is no !!! I no of nowhere that sells packets of 10 OEM Honda bolts. Various online suppliers will sell them at different prices. For example, some will round everything up to the nearest dollar while others sell them at a reduced percentage from list price.

In my case, outside of a Honda distribution center, I have the largest GL1800 parts inventory in the world. And you are correct about many fasteners being incorrect on 5th gens. Of the over 1,300 5th gen part numbers that I stock, it mostly has to do with having the correct screws, bolts, grommets, rivets, and push-pins to reassemble one back to stock. In most cases, one thing that I've learned that is for certain, Honda is a genius when designing plastic that lasts forever; however, once incorrect fasteners are used, or missing, the integrity of the "whole" quickly looses its strength and plastic begins to break. Therefore, I use all OEM fasteners, and would recommend that you do too. The below web page does not "roundup" their pricing; however, they provide absolutely the worst support and poor packaging over all others.

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... -gold-wing

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Re: Source for Goldwing bolts and screws

Post by GoldWingrGreg » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:42 am

GoldWingrGreg wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:33 am
controlu wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:54 pm
I'm going through a previously owned 2003 GL1800 and finding many bolts, screws etc, that are the wrong size with a mix of slot head, hex head, socket head etc. I would like to get everything back to spec. but looking for replacements is not going well. Babbitt's and others have them, but at $3.00 EACH it can get quite expensive. Anybody know of a source that might sell in bulk packs, like 10 in a pack, for a reasonable price?
A short answer is no !!! I no of nowhere that sells packets of 10 OEM Honda bolts at a discounted price. Various online suppliers will sell them at various price structures. For example, some will round everything up to the nearest dollar while others sell them at a reduced percentage from list price.

In my case, I have the largest privet GL1800 parts inventory in the world. And you are correct about many fasteners being incorrect on 5th gens. I stock over 1,300 5th gen part numbers and most of my inventory has to do with having correct screws, bolts, grommets, rivets, and push-pins to reassemble a 5th gen correctly back to stock. In most cases, one thing that I've learned that is for certain, Honda is a genius when designing plastic that lasts forever; however, once incorrect fasteners are used, or missing, the integrity of the "whole" quickly looses its strength and plastic begins to break. Therefore, I use all OEM fasteners, and would recommend that you do too. The below web page does not "roundup" their pricing; however, they provide absolutely the worst support and poor packaging over all others. Also, when it says "in stock" or "will ship in 3-days," do not believe it ... so beware, the cheapest price is not always the best place to get stuff.

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/honda ... -gold-wing



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