Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Some members have been telling me the page with our Goldwing how-to workshop tutorials are not prominent enough, so I've listed them here. As I add more this summer I will update the list;
[align=center]Replacing Timing Belts on a GL1500
Fitting new timing belts to a Honda GL1500 Goldwing.
[align=center]Making GL1800 "Key-Knobs"
Paul Norrod's excellent article on making fuel door and pocket "key-knobs" for a GL1800 Goldwing.
[align=center]GL1500 Lower Fairing Panels Removal
How to remove the lower fairing panels and cowl from a GL1500 Goldwing.
[align=center]Fitting a Progressive 450 Shock to a GL1500
Removal of a GL1500 left side shock and fitting a Progressive 450.
[align=center]GL1500 Final Drive and Drive shaft Removal
Removing the final drive and drive shaft from a GL1500 Goldwing. Also shows how to remove the saddlebags and rear wheel.
[align=center]GL1500 Audio Console Removal
Removal of the audio unit and console from a Honda Goldwing GL1500.
GL1200 Goldwing Stator Testing
Submitted by Neil, one of our forum members. Shows you how to test the stator on a GL1200 Goldwing.
[align=center]GL1500 Rear Wheel Removal
Removal of the rear wheel from a Honda Goldwing GL1500. Also covers saddlebag removal.
[align=center]GL1500 Steering Bearings Replacement
This article shows how to fit new steering head bearings to a GL1500 Goldwing and covers removal of the front wheel, brake calipers, front fender, rotor covers, forks, turn signal canceller unit, upper bridge, handlebars and steering stem.
[align=center]Making DIY Goldwing Intercom Headsets, by Ron Wylie
Covers the items to buy and making up the motorcycle headsets for your Goldwing.
[align=center]GL1500 Front Brake Pad Replacement
How to fit new front brake pads to a GL1500 Goldwing.
[align=center]Fitting Hondaline CB Radio To GL1800Goldwing
Covering removal of the GL1800 Goldwing saddle, meter panel, tank shelter and fitting the CB radio and re-assembly. The video tutorial in the Replacing a GL1800 Air Filter article covers removal of the shelter on pre-2006 models.
[align=center]GL1100 Starter Motor Refresh
Cleaning the internals of a sluggish Honda GL1100 Starter Motor. Covers removal, stripdown and cleaning of a GL1100 starter motor.
[align=center]GL1500 Windshield Removal
Covers removal of the windshield on a GL1500 Goldwing.
[align=center]Polishing Goldwing Wheels
Explains how to clean up your Goldwings grubby aluminium wheels. A GL1500 Goldwing wheel gets the treatment in this article.
[align=center]300,000 Mile GL1500 Cylinder Heads Refurb
This follows much of GLGREZMONKI
GL1800 Anti-Dive Fix, by Paul Hopewell[/b]
Paul shows how he fixed the sticking anti-dive on his GL1800.[/align]
[align=center]GL1500 Headlight Bulb Replacement
Covers GL1500 headlight and turn signal removal. Also shows how to remove the windshield garnish and trim.
[align=center]GL1500 Starter Motor Repair
This article shows how to remove, dismantle and refurbish a sluggish GL1500 starter motor. Three-part video tutorial also available from this page.
GL1500 Starter/Reverse Button Fix
Covers opening the right handlebar switch housing, throttle grip removal, cruise SET and starter/reverse button removal and repair of the starter/reverse button.
GL1500 Carburettor Balancing
Shows you how to synchronize the carburettors on a GL1500 Goldwing. Also shows removal of the lower fairing panels and cowl. Video tutorial also available from this page.
GL1500 Engine Oil and Filter Change
Shows you how to drain and replace the engine oil and filter on a GL1500. Also covers removal of the lower fairing cowl.
GL1500 Front Wheel Removal
Covers removal and replacement of the front wheel rotor covers, brake calipers, wheel trim, front axle and wheel on a GL1500 Goldwing.
GL1500 Goldwing Air Filter Replacement
Shows removal and refitting of the radio console and air filter on a GL1500 Goldwing.
GL1500 Goldwing Swingarm Replacement
Covers removal of the GL1500 saddlebags, mufflers, shocks, rear wheel, final drive, drive shaft, universal joint and swingarm.
Elman Extra trunk fitted to a GL1800 Goldwing
The additional Italian made trunk shown being fitted to a Honda GL1800 Goldwing.
GL1100 Goldwing Cruise Control
Submitted by Ben, one of our forum members who made his own GL1100 Goldwing Cruise Control.
Renovating Honda GL1500 Goldwing Trunk Badge
Covers removal of the badge, taking the lacquer off and reconditioning the badge on a GL1500 Goldwing.
Fitting Hondaline CB Antenna to a GL1800 Goldwing
Covering drilling the trunk mounting holes, removal and refitting of the trunk pocket and fitting the antenna to the GL1800 Goldwing. Video tutorial also available from this page.
Fitting Kuryakyn ISO Grips to a GL1800 Goldwing
This covers removal of (without cutting off) the stock grips and fitting the new ones to the GL1800 Goldwing. Video tutorial also available from this page.
GL1200 Goldwing Stripdown
Gambler's GL1200 Goldwing restoration. Shows the teardown of the GL1200 engine and gearbox and various frame and body parts.
Replacing a GL1800 Goldwing Air Filter
This tutorial covers removal of the saddle, top shelter, reverse module, ECM and mounting base, air filter lid and filter from a GL1800 Goldwing, pre-2006 models. Video tutorial also available from this page.
Fitting Showchrome Foglights to a GL1800 Goldwing
This covers removal of the lower cowl, left side fairing light control panel and fitting of the foglights and relevant wiring from your GL1800 Goldwing. This procedure also generally applies to other makes of foglights fitted to the pre-2006 GL1800. Video tutorial also available from this page.
Fitting a Utopia Backrest to a GL1800Goldwing
Describes the easier than you may think job of fitting a Utopia backrest to a GL1800 Goldwing. Video tutorial also available from this page.
GL1800 Goldwing Rubbing Trunk Lid Fix
Covers the simple job of curing the rubbing trunk lid on some GL1800 Goldwings.
Replacing the ECM on a GL1800Goldwing
Covers removal of the existing Goldwing ECM, fitting the new one and initializing the unit on the GL1800, pre-2006 models. The video tutorial in the Replacing a GL1800 Air Filter article also covers removal of the shelter and ECM on pre-2006 models..
Fitting Hondaline Heated Grips To a GL1800Goldwing
Covers removal of the Honda Goldwing stock grips and fitting of the heated ones to the GL1800 Goldwing, pre-2006 models.
Fitting New GL1500 Goldwing Mufflers
Covering removal of the lower cowls and mufflers and fitting new Honda mufflers to the GL1500 Goldwing.
[align=center]Fitting Hondaline CD Player To GL1800 Goldwing
Covers removal of the GL1800 Goldwing saddle, trunk, rear licence plate panel and fitting the CD player and re-assembly.
[align=center]Fitting A GL1800 Goldwing Windshield Garnish
Covers removal of the front fairing garnish and fitting the new item to the GL1800 Goldwing.
[align=center]Fitting Hondaline GL1800 Rotor Covers
Covering removal of the GL1800 Goldwing front fender and side pieces, rust proofing the new rotor covers and fitting them to the GL1800 Goldwing, pre-2006 model.
[align=center]Fitting GL1800 Goldwing Exhaust Turndowns
Covering removal of the existing turndowns and fitting of new ones to the Honda GL1800 Goldwing.
[align=center]Accident repairs, the basics
Covering motorcycle dent repair, filling, priming and painting.
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