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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-22-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
  shocks
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hi thx for the reply. how do i remove oil? by pushing down on the springs? and how much oil do i add to each shock? what about the seals??



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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-17-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
  vt 500
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hi have both a 1200 gw and a vt 500 shadow. there is no spark on either bank of the
shadow. could anyone tell me what could be the problem?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-03-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
  paint
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hi have some scratches on the front fender of my 84 standard. have tried to find original paint for the bike, kind of reddish with a touch of brown. is there a listing for paint colors used on that...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-16-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
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hi does anyone know where i can find a gauge or gauges to buy or make a cheap manometer?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-16-2007, 10:54 AM
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hi i have been looking for an inexpensive manometer set.. or just 1.. can you recommend where i can make or buy??

thx scot

p.s. have a 1984 1200 gw standard
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-26-2007, 03:24 PM
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hi have an 84 gw std. at about 30mph a buzz starts at the right side of the bike and seems to move toward the center.. removed all false tank innards and coulden't find a damm thing loose.. not the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-27-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
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hi, yes. i have tried it.. and in a word don't.. there are to many things that could go wrong with the process. plus, you need to open the case with a special tool..
there is a great speedo shop in...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-21-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 780
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sometimes fuel can accumulate in the cylinders [stuck float]? pull the plugs, put the bike in a higher gear and by hand [with the plugs removed] turn the rear wheel and if
gas comes boiling out of a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-30-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
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hi forgive a dumb question. at the lowest part bike there is a small drop of coolant below but not near the weep hole maybe 2-3 inches from the whole itself..
i try to locate the little critters...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-23-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,379
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sounds like an open coil circuit when hot. the high tension leads will open causing a

high voltage breakdown. when the beasty cools down the high voltage leads will

re-connect causing you to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-18-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
  buzz
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no fairing but handlebar windshield will ck..
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-18-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
  buzz
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hi my 84 has a annoying buzz that seems to be coming from the front of the bike... it seems to kick in around 40-50 mph or so... sounds like right side of bike..just replaced
fork seals, speedo out...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-14-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
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great thx..
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-14-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
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hi am trying to remove my rear wheel so i can replace the rear tire. the long axle bolt
is not clearing the left side muffler so i can remove. must i take off the muffler to make
this job...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-09-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
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hi time for a new rear tire.. the center stand is a bear to get the bike up. me thinks a

larger rear tire would be easier on the back. would a 16 inch tire work in the back of

the bike for...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-07-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,212
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hi sometimes gas in the cylinders will add too much weight making the system unable to crank.. pull the
plugs turn the kill switch to on then hit the starter if still nothing and gas is suspected...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-05-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
  idle
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hi in the am hours it is cold in sedona. so i set the choke at full bore go have some coffee and when i come out the temp is up to normal. but being a curious cat i smell
the oil and it reeks of...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-28-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
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hi pete i have an 84gw the speedo is shot. at one time you gave me the # of a speedo repair shop in san diego can you give me that # again..

thx scot.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-27-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
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hi did that and it worked.. live and learn. unscrew the lower end 1st.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-26-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
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forks off the bike and have used an air wrench to remove to remove the allen bolts.

and springs removed.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-26-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
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hi replacing my front fork seals. i removed easily my 1st 6mm allen bolt from the bottom of the 1st fork. the 2nd fork, the allen bolt. came loose easily but it is spinning
inside of the fork itself...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-23-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
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hi have just changed my oil seals. since i'm the 2nd owner of the bike how can i tell

if my springs are stock or progressive the ones that came out were long heavy and

thick.

thx..
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-22-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
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how much mmo do you put in the gas to clean the carbs and at what interval??

thx scot
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-22-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
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the forks are out of the triple tree. i'm not sure what you mean to the bottom of hex?
should i chizel them out with a slightly larger chizel than the hole that the allens sit in??

thx scot
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-22-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
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hi changing my fork seals everything fine except the bottom allen bolts/screws.
having a helluva time removing the damm things did they lock tite these??
everything is apart except the allens.. do...
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