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post #31 of 33 (permalink) Old 04-27-2019, 08:04 PM
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On a 4 cylinder wings you only have to take off the shelter to get to the cap and the bottom of the radiator will swing out to get the belt covers off. Hold it back with a bungee.

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I thought 5 yrs from DOT stamp on tires? rubber things? a blow out on a car/truck tire is a PROBLEM... a blowout from dried out tires on a bike is CATASTROPHIC. ... i wud think. im trying to figure out how to mark the timing belt covers so the next owner knows that the belts were changed @... month/yr. when i get brave enough to change the belts, if i get brave enough to change the belts. getting the radiator cap off to get radiator out ... might be a challenge. i read it is a thumb and one finger deal and i have.... all thumbs. unless im playing cards... then i have "a hand.... like a foot" anyway, engraver on top of belt guard, primitive but functional.
Gates/Napa belts come with a sticker you can fill out and stick on it somewhere, like on the air cleaner cover. You are going to have to take the shelter off anyway to be able to fill the radiator. It's not a hard job.

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My local Discount tire would not even top off my doughnut spare a few weeks ago, because it was over 10 years old, and I was there spending $500 on new front tires .

For what it's worth and if I may be so bold? The current rebuild of the `80, `81, `82 & `83 GL1100STDASPENSTATE can be followed on classicgoldwings.com in a thread called "The plan is to turn 140,000 into 50,000."

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