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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-02-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 49
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Posted By rayworx
Have you checked for vacuum leaks? A common leak...

Have you checked for vacuum leaks? A common leak area for 1200’s are the orings at the intake manifold where it bolts to the head.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-02-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,294
Posted By rayworx
Have you adjusted the free play in your throttle?...

Have you adjusted the free play in your throttle? It should have at least 1/8” but not more than 3/16” free play with the handlebars straight ahead. Rotate the bars from lock to lock checking that...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By rayworx
Personally I think Wing man is a little thin...

Personally I think Wing man is a little thin skinned.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By rayworx
Just as late note. You know how Honda feels about...

Just as late note. You know how Honda feels about trailers? They think they are the devil incarnate. I’d suggest removing any trailer hitch and wiring prior to taking the bike to the dealer. Not...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-22-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,780
Posted By rayworx
Being that it’s on 01 you might at least try for...

Being that it’s on 01 you might at least try for warranty repair. When I left the dealership level in 07 Honda was very specific about the frame recall. Since then more 1800’s have had more cracked...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-24-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By rayworx
So someone just deleted their PM’s to me? Ok...

So someone just deleted their PM’s to me? Ok then. Thanks
Ray
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   07-23-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By rayworx
Lost messages

Today I logged in and noticed that 3 personal messages had disappeared. I can’t say which ones but 3 are missing-gone. Is there a time limit?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-21-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By rayworx
By the way... Ontario Moto Raceway (correct...

By the way... Ontario Moto Raceway (correct spelling) is now a parking lot. So sad!
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-21-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By rayworx
Back in 1977 I was part of the pit crew at the...

Back in 1977 I was part of the pit crew at the Onterio Moto Raceway 6hr Endurance. My rider was on his highly modified KZ900. It was a ‘heavy must to light rain’ all day.
Everything was going good...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   06-16-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By rayworx
Yes I still have the bike but my phone number...

Yes I still have the bike but my phone number that I listed is a land line. And yes we’re old fashioned. If you want to text use 2 zero 9- 21seven 77nine 2
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-14-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By rayworx
For future reference you should use regular gas...

For future reference you should use regular gas but it’ll be ok for one tankful. But you should switch to 87 octane. As of now it sounds like you have to get that stale gas out of the carbs and hope...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   06-14-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By rayworx
My thoughts were that it would be good for a...

My thoughts were that it would be good for a child to sit in it and sort of pedal with their feet.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   06-13-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By rayworx
I appreciate the thought but since this is a...

I appreciate the thought but since this is a giveaway I’m not too keen on spending money for a notary. Maybe just grind off the vin?
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   06-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By rayworx
Vin number sale question

Howdy
I have a question about giving away a rolling frame to a Z-50. I got 2 of them years ago. One had a tweaked frame, the other had a seized engine. So I took 2 to make one good bike. My sons...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   06-12-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By rayworx
I’ve still got my Wing and really need to sell it...

I’ve still got my Wing and really need to sell it so here goes:
$3000 for the bike only or Best Offer. Don’t be afraid to make an offer.... I don’t bite LOL. Plus the trailer separately for $750. ...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-02-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By rayworx
It really depends what you want to achieve with...

It really depends what you want to achieve with the hone. For a light scuff the dingle ball hone will work fine. If you want to remove material a multi stone hone is better. There are two basic types...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   05-17-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By rayworx
‘88 GL1500 plus trailer

The time has come and I have to sell my bike and trailer. Several reasons cause this decision. Health and physical are the primary though.
I’m the 2nd owner, I bought it in 2004 with 7600 miles on...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-15-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By rayworx
The VIN number determines the correct part...

The VIN number determines the correct part number. Very rarely does the engine number play a part in determining what part to use. Bike... and Dennis are correct
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By rayworx
Yes the front transmission cover can be replaced...

Yes the front transmission cover can be replaced without removing the engine.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-30-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rayworx
Watching your video, my 88 does exactly the same...

Watching your video, my 88 does exactly the same thing. When I remove the air filter and air box it refuses to rev up to red line. Thatís the nature of the 1500. Reinstall the air boxes and air...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-30-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rayworx
oops, double entry

oops, double entry
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By rayworx
I’ve never torn into a 1500 switch (88-90 &...

I’ve never torn into a 1500 switch (88-90 & 91-00) but it looks very similar to a switch from a VF1100S or C. Repair was very simple but time intensive. That’s what made replacement better than...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-17-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,569
Posted By rayworx
[QUOTE=ALEX BERECZKY;5835687]Gotta dis-agree on...

[QUOTE=ALEX BERECZKY;5835687]Gotta dis-agree on this one... A leak like this is above the carb, hence will not at all affect the fuel/air mixture that subsequently occurs downstream, after the air...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-13-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,569
Posted By rayworx
I bad the same problem with the manifold clamps...

I bad the same problem with the manifold clamps not quite tight enough. I removed the clamps (no small effort) and then removed the screws and the spacer. Then I took off @ 2.0mm from the spacer....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-17-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By rayworx
Great info. Thanks a bunch.

Great info. Thanks a bunch.
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