83 Wanted hose front fork joint


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JoBoy68
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Motorcycle: 1983 Honda GoldWing GL 1100 Interstate

83 Wanted hose front fork joint

Post by JoBoy68 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:39 pm



1983 interstate the hydraulic hose that runs to the top of each front shock absorber is shot no longer available from Honda any Ideas on a suitable replacement



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newday777
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Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored from PO neglect & sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: 83 Wanted hose front fork joint

Post by newday777 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:33 am

That is an air hose, not hydraulic.

BTW, adding more than 6 psi air in the forks is not good. You can blow seals.

JoBoy68
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Re: 83 Wanted hose front fork joint

Post by JoBoy68 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:06 am

I have to thank you, I searched for a day and a 1/2 calling it a hydraulic hose. I searched front fork air hose and found a new one in less than 10 minutes

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newday777
Posts: 1546
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:21 pm
Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored from PO neglect & sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: 83 Wanted hose front fork joint

Post by newday777 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:25 am

JoBoy68 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:06 am
I have to thank you, I searched for a day and a 1/2 calling it a hydraulic hose. I searched front fork air hose and found a new one in less than 10 minutes
Great that you found a new one!

JoBoy68
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Joined: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:28 am
Location: Pawtucket Rhode Island
Motorcycle: 1983 Honda GoldWing GL 1100 Interstate

Re: 83 Wanted hose front fork joint

Post by JoBoy68 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:23 am

Yes I am very
happy about it



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