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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
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Thanks for the tips I will try the heat gun...

Thanks for the tips I will try the heat gun before doing anything else. I would like to find
A cooler range sending unit to try on my old 84 Interstate. I have flushed out radiator cleaned cooling...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-24-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By DLC
cooling fan gl1200

Hello Guy's my cooling fan works but doesn't come on till in my opinion its way to hot. Is there a after market switch or one from a auto that will work and come on sooner .
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By DLC
Thanks for the info how much mmo or seafoam do...

Thanks for the info how much mmo or seafoam do you use and do you drain any oil out to keep from over filling.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By DLC
Smile GL1200 motor flush

Has anyone ever used automotive oil flush before a oil change in a 1200 I'm thinking of trying it worked wonders on my old mustang
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-28-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By DLC
Hey Dave i have the whole 86 aspy for a parts...

Hey Dave i have the whole 86 aspy for a parts bike. I am using all the plastics it only had 30,000 on it but the ring are stuck I filled the cylinders with A T F to try and break it free to have a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-28-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By DLC
gl1200 still an on going project

Hello all just finished replacing front end and the exhaust on my 84 interstate. Parts came from a 86 aspy. I am using the aspy fairing which has the air compressor. I know i will have to use all...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-19-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,046
Posted By DLC
Silver Dave in my experience with 1200 plug gap...

Silver Dave in my experience with 1200 plug gap is 35 unless you use a pre gap plug like E3 which in my opinion is a bettery plug part number E3.36 available at your local auto parts store.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-18-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By DLC
Thanks to all I was just trying to find the best...

Thanks to all I was just trying to find the best battery for my interstate which is my on going project.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-17-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By DLC
When I remade the battery cables, I used 6 gauge...

When I remade the battery cables, I used 6 gauge for the running side and the starter. The original starter cable was 8 gauge according to the electrical supply house, thats why I used 6 gauge, as...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By DLC
ok so what is your opinion on the battery i...

ok so what is your opinion on the battery i should use and cable size
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By DLC
Yes the gl1200 came with 8 or 10 gauge wire....

Yes the gl1200 came with 8 or 10 gauge wire. Which is plenty big enough to handle340 cca .The megna power ETX18l is a stock battery for the gl1200. But i have went to 6 gauge battery cables because...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-17-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By DLC
GL1200, pc680MJ Battery

Hello has any body used a odyssey battery pc680MJ. I found it in the aftermarket parts in the forum. I have looked up th spects my sealed battery has 340 CCA the odyssey mentioned only has 220 CCA. ...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-16-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By DLC
GL1200 forks air pressure

Hello just changed my front forks how much air pressure can't find in my manual or on the bike thanks
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-14-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By DLC
I know I will have to change wheel senser for...

I know I will have to change wheel senser for Speedo .my question is can I simply hook up the 84 harness to the 86 fairing and will the gauges work ,rpm ,gas,gear . I know I will have to strip...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-13-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By DLC
GL1200 Dash upgrade

Hey has anyone changed to a digital dash if so what's involved. I bought a 1986 aspy parts bike with a digital dash .my plan is to use the aspy fairing on my 1984 interstate will my wiring harness...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By DLC
Thanks to all how much of the MMO do you mix in...

Thanks to all how much of the MMO do you mix in your goldwing
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-11-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By DLC
Engine oil additives

Hello has anyone used seaform in with oil and dose it work well to clean inside of engine. I have a Gl1200 that has a noisy valve train after it gets to normal operating temp. It seems after a oil...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-29-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By DLC
GL1200 oil

Hello I have been researching oil some like the delo 400 15 w 40 AND others like the rotella. My question is has Anybody used the royal purple 15 w 40 its made for diesel engines to and may be a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-11-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By DLC
GL1200, strong gas smell

Hello my 84 interstate has a bad exhaust smell when you first start up smells like gas And carbon monoxide then as it warms smell get better and my gas mileage is really bad. Does any have any...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-04-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By DLC
Thanks will try new cable also have already had...

Thanks will try new cable also have already had starter checked at rebuild shop
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-04-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By DLC
GL1200 ongoing problems

Hello. My 84 gl1200 interstate starter motor turns engine over fine when its cold or after it has sat awhile. If the engine is at operatingat normal temp and you turn engine off starter motor turns...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-29-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By DLC
My valve startsoff q.uite after riding a while...

My valve startsoff q.uite after riding a while left side has loud taping sound that comes and goes I have replaced lifters and shimed to spec also gauged rocker arms. When noise starts I let off...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-28-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By DLC
Thank to all my 84 has motor noise and after you...

Thank to all my 84 has motor noise and after you ride for a short whileit has tapping.sound from valve train. I found the 86 aspy with 30 000 on it but hasn't been starts since2007. Carbs are froze...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-27-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By DLC
gl 1200 engine swap

Hello does any one know if a 1986 aspy motor will fit on a 1984 interstate. Is the wiring and motor mounts the same .
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-21-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By DLC
thanks

John thanks do you think it would be easy to swap my anolog over to the aspy fairing Im going to be using all the aspy plastics anyway
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