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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-08-2019, 11:20 AM
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Its pretty cheap to buy new (Item # 4)....!!

https://www.partzilla.com/catalog/ho...ng-se/air-pump

Subtract the "electric cost" for the Heat Gun or the Stove and even less invested.

I have been told the only thing cheap about a Gold Wing is the "owner"....!!

We replaced it with new when rebuilding the 1989 Gold Wing Trike.
I ordered new from Partzilla, but it must have been on the shelf for some time as it came pre-dampened, so I had to bake it out, anyway.
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We had no problems when ordering it from Partzilla.........!

Sometimes the "glass" is half full (not half empty).................
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The desiccant in my '82 pump is always white, as humid as it gets around here, it's white 5 minutes after you turn it blue.

Still works good though.

Oh and by the way!

If you're an Engineer, which is my cross to bear.

The glass is always twice as big as it needs to be!!

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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