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Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   05-31-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,329
Posted By JeffMayfield
In my experience steel rusts faster when in...

In my experience steel rusts faster when in contact with cement.

I believe this is do to the way concrete draws moisture to itself.

If it were mine and for whatever reason welding was out of...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-30-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,123
Posted By JeffMayfield
Just to be clear I'm not endorsing any particular...

Just to be clear I'm not endorsing any particular brand or size but these new lithium jump batterys are light and should be able to easily recharge the bikes battery multiple times.
...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   02-28-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,386
Posted By JeffMayfield
My lovely bride reads and listens to audiobooks. ...

My lovely bride reads and listens to audiobooks. 5 to 10 a week.

She uses overdrive it is a free library app.
...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-07-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 336,078
Posted By JeffMayfield
I think I can get the mark in the morning.

I think I can get the mark in the morning.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-14-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By JeffMayfield
I would bet on the pump. When was the last...

I would bet on the pump.

When was the last time you changed the pump?

My pump was bad but coolant was not coming out the weep hole.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-12-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By JeffMayfield
I made my spring tool but this one may work. ...

I made my spring tool but this one may work.

http://www.progressivesuspension.com/product/1477/shock-tool-for-psi-shocks
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-12-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By JeffMayfield
The springs can be bought. My bike rides...

The springs can be bought.

My bike rides much better having rebuilt the forks and shocks with new seals and springs.

I used spings like dave suggested.
...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,084
Posted By JeffMayfield
Air can be added faster with the valve stem out.

Air can be added faster with the valve stem out.
Forum: Verticalscope Forum Support / Help (GoldWingFacts.com)   04-08-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By JeffMayfield
I think he said "I don't know how to do that with...

I think he said "I don't know how to do that with the software I have."

I could be mistaken.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-13-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 336,078
Posted By JeffMayfield
Got a new oem for $15 18 months ago on ebay.. ...

Got a new oem for $15 18 months ago on ebay..

No one else had one.

I'm hoping I can find it...................

I think I know where it is....

If there had been 2 of them I'd give you one...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 336,078
Posted By JeffMayfield
It is a muddy spring here and cold now. The...

It is a muddy spring here and cold now.

The bike has not yet seen the light of day this year.

Plus I'm staying too busy with life.

My main seal is leaking.
I have the new seal.
Oem...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-04-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By JeffMayfield
We'd eat a fish that big round here that is a...

We'd eat a fish that big round here that is a good size fish.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-04-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By JeffMayfield
Someone had a bad day long long ago in a distant...

Someone had a bad day long long ago in a distant past life.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-04-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,084
Posted By JeffMayfield
The free valves I got with my balance bead order...

The free valves I got with my balance bead order would not fit the oem stem.

Over the past 10,000 miles I have never had a bead stuck in the valve.

I think it is because I always check the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   03-04-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,022
Posted By JeffMayfield
My best advice would be "Don't let the bike take...

My best advice would be "Don't let the bike take a nap with your bride aboard".

When in doubt let her walk.

Also, slipping the clutch and dragging the foot brake helps alot for low speed...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-03-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,833
Posted By JeffMayfield
As long as the rim is not dented or flat you'll...

As long as the rim is not dented or flat you'll have no trouble gettng the the rim trued.

If you ride a good bit it will need done from time to time.

Your little bike is very similar to the one...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-23-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 336,078
Posted By JeffMayfield
Goldwing dealer

Goldwing dealer
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-25-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By JeffMayfield
Do the 1100s have the cap over the pilot jet? ...

Do the 1100s have the cap over the pilot jet?
The cap that has to be drilled to be removed.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-25-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,362
Posted By JeffMayfield
Did you need to change the float hight? ...

Did you need to change the float hight?



The ignition system consists of pulse generators that send a signal to a ignition control module that sends a signal to the coils to fire the spark...
Forum: Fun Forum   08-23-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3,547
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Views: 118,652
Posted By JeffMayfield
Looks like it could be what's called a deadman in...

Looks like it could be what's called a deadman in fencing.

http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server2300/4c623/product_images/uploaded_images/deadman.jpg
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-23-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,362
Posted By JeffMayfield
So you have had the fuel tank lined. Have...

So you have had the fuel tank lined.


Have you verified that the fuel flow is fast enough according to Honda?


There's a time to fill up a certain volume at the least.

There's a screen in...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-23-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By JeffMayfield
Hopefully the guy is rebuilding each of the...

Hopefully the guy is rebuilding each of the carburetors for that $100 a piece and cleaning them jets up and getting everything ready to go.

Keep us posted.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-10-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,266
Posted By JeffMayfield
I think Dennis has a very valid point. If you...

I think Dennis has a very valid point. If you replaced the gas line on the carburetors what did you do about the 90-degree binds that were in the originals.
If you use straight fuel line it tends...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-04-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,362
Posted By JeffMayfield
leave the choke on partially that seems like the...

leave the choke on partially that seems like the easiest fix.








Seriously it sounds like you're not getting enough fuel to one of the cylinders.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-26-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,127
Posted By JeffMayfield
I agree no Loctite or threadlocker at all. The...

I agree no Loctite or threadlocker at all. The proper torque should be plenty to hold it in place. Plus some day you may want to take it out again so anti seize of some type would be a good idea.
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