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Forum: Test Forum   02-04-2017, 08:08 PM
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Posted By satan
OK, this was kinda funny to find when I got back...

OK, this was kinda funny to find when I got back online... :ROFL:

This post was just a test to work-out embedding some content... I had opened the thread (test forum, remember?) and tried things...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   10-20-2016, 04:41 PM
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Posted By satan
Thumbs up GL1500 Chrome Center Stand

Hey all, somehow, I have another one of these...

Basically, a chromed GL1500 center stand -- It was removed from a bike and commercially chromed (so somewhere underneath, it's all "Honda") The...
Forum: Test Forum   10-20-2016, 11:50 AM
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Posted By satan
Thumbs down done

Yup
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-19-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By satan
Coolant in the exhaust would smell sweet and...

Coolant in the exhaust would smell sweet and leave a white smoke that tends to disperse better than the heavier stinky oil smoke.

For the sticky / gummed ring, we used to just lay the bike on some...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-18-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By satan
-- @ thaydon777 -- Did'ja get your bike running?

-- @ thaydon777 -- Did'ja get your bike running?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By satan
At $250, it'd be fun just to scrap (as mentioned)...

At $250, it'd be fun just to scrap (as mentioned) and a 6-speed (OMG! or typo) could be a huge bonus.

I'd be a bit concerned about getting plates and title from the Vermont Department of Labor

...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By satan
yep, this.... If you want to be more...

yep, this....

If you want to be more "diagnostic" about it, you could open one or both of the float-bowl drains to see how much fuel you pour out prior to trying to fill the bowls (my supposition...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-20-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,904
Posted By satan
Um... Did you allow the carb-bowls to fill...

Um... Did you allow the carb-bowls to fill (Pump on, and apply vacuum to the fuel-shut-off petcock)?

With a fresh rebuild, the bowls will be dry -- The vacuum petcock usually won't pull open...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-09-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By satan
Just for discussion's sake, how old are your...

Just for discussion's sake, how old are your plugs? Often see older rounded or kinda 'wide-gap' plugs causing little annoyances when running in the static fuel maps ... Just sayin'
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-19-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By satan
I've prolly got a few of these bouncing around...

I've prolly got a few of these bouncing around the bench ...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-14-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By satan
Yep -- Grease gun with grease... even the very...

Yep -- Grease gun with grease... even the very inexpensive grease guns will deliver more than 1000psi (even cheap new long lever cartridge guns go into the 9000psi range). As mentioned, the added...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-14-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By satan
1. yeah it is wet -- you'll see common oil bath...

1. yeah it is wet -- you'll see common oil bath and also an oil-scavenging pump in the rear case to get the oil fed to the clutch area back into the sump. Friction-reducing modifiers in car-oils...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-12-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By satan
Only a few things that will cause fuel to dump...

Only a few things that will cause fuel to dump outta the overflow:

Float level set too high
Damaged or incorrect needle/seats not allowing proper sealing when the floats are up
Too high of a...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-04-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By satan
Me too ... GWRRA has changed a lot since my...

Me too ... GWRRA has changed a lot since my first membership; I derive most of my value from the other members and less (it seems less each year) from the organization itself. Colorado Chapt-L ...
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   09-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By satan
Welcome on, You're definitely in the right place...

Welcome on, You're definitely in the right place to get a lot of experiential knowledge from both techs and DIY folks.

The workshop articles here are an amazing resource --LINK TO WORKSHOP...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-21-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By satan
Hey John... It has been a while since I ran...

Hey John...

It has been a while since I ran this test myself, and it shows -- Sorry about that -- the Fuel Level sender bolts into a 4-bolt flange on the left side of the tank forward from where...
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   09-18-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By satan
Howdy neighbor... Great bike Hal; you'll love...

Howdy neighbor... Great bike Hal; you'll love it. Welcome to the forum
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By satan
Yep - they changed it: It helps to...

Yep - they changed it:


It helps to remember that the the preload here is measured as a break-free torque value, and that a pull-scale used in this fashion would measure in pull-weight, so you'll...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By satan
While I'm here, I'll offer: 1. What Brand did...

While I'm here, I'll offer:
1. What Brand did you go with? Hartco

2. Any particular reason you went with this brand? All my saddles for years, and Mark (owner) is about my size, so I fit his...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-18-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By satan
I generally pull at the fork tubes, with the...

I generally pull at the fork tubes, with the wiring harnesses freed-up and the brakes off (if possible) - Your handle bars will be put on after you set the bearing preload, so all of those brake...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-18-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By satan
While I've not read the instructions for testing...

While I've not read the instructions for testing your ignition module, you've provided a great deal of information in your original post that describes what you're seeing.

If you thing about the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-16-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By satan
Hey, I've not logged in for months ... and I come...

Hey, I've not logged in for months ... and I come in to a PM from Larry. Sucks that you're having issues ; let's get this!

To me, the first 'common' point for all of these odd failures is a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-18-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By satan
Thumbs up Most marine supply places (like West marine, etc)...

Most marine supply places (like West marine, etc) should have some, as will local electrical supply shops. "Marine Grade" is a colloquial way of referring to an adhesive-lined cross-linked...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By satan
I use marine-grade shrink tubing all the time for...

I use marine-grade shrink tubing all the time for this kinda thing. The stuff that'll shrink down to 1/3 its original diameter works well and the "marine-grade" stuff I've been using has a little...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,276
Posted By satan
:claps: (Crap! -- wish that it'd've been...

:claps: (Crap! -- wish that it'd've been something in the harness - I hate getting to that injection rail...) Hope that you're up and riding soon.
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