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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-30-2019, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Frenchie
[QUOYytHTE=pidjones;5850435]The daughter and I...

[QUOYytHTE=pidjones;5850435]The daughter and I hauled the Hunley to Piney Flats TN for the East Tennessee Showdown. Was awarded the F-n Bomb trophy. I think that's...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Air filter is paper inside a metal grill... I'm...

Air filter is paper inside a metal grill...
I'm using the kit jets because so far slow rpm didn't seem to be A PROBLEM...
And since earlier in this thread you told me that the MAIN JET 102 were my...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks for the suggestions Smokey The fan never...

Thanks for the suggestions Smokey
The fan never kicked in so far...
Now that you're telling me this about the gas cap ... it reminds me that everytime i opened the gas tank i had a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Dennis ... I'm not sure how to answer your 1st...

Dennis ...
I'm not sure how to answer your 1st question... the air cleaner is the same one as the one i found in the bike when i got it ... but new... oval shape... approx 8" inches high

The air...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Latest update... After cleaning the hell out...

Latest update...

After cleaning the hell out of the old 105 jets i put them back in the carbs this morning...
Well result is exactly the same...
. Starts with the choke
. Takes forever to get...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-19-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Ok guys thanks... Good news i could separate...

Ok guys thanks...
Good news i could separate the old 105 jets head from the tube...
Cleaning them is a major PITA...
...WD40 bath
... vinegar bath
Using only carbon fiber and nylon rods to...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-19-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,476
Views: 232,614
Posted By Frenchie
Shimed the needles .. did some tests

Shimed the needles .. did some tests
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-19-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Hi Dave (damn I love your yellow wing) Well the...

Hi Dave (damn I love your yellow wing)
Well the contact was on and I saw the Neutral light turning off...
So i believe the 1st gear was actually engaged...
I tried several times to be sure......
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-19-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Hey John... the slow jets are brand new... It's...

Hey John... the slow jets are brand new...
It's doing better since i followed the advice of a winger who told me to set up tbe pilot at 3 turns instead of the 1.3/4 per the book...
It's now idling...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-16-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
GlHonda... Heard... Also last time I'm...

GlHonda...
Heard...

Also last time I'm putting 87 octane gas in my Wing tank... no wonder why there's more and more no ethanol fuel pump around here...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-16-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks for your inputs GlHonda... My Hanes...

Thanks for your inputs GlHonda...

My Hanes repair manual for 1987 models like mine says 1.3/4 turn for non Californians models...
Did I miss something ?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-16-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks for all these inputsJamespal... ...

Thanks for all these inputsJamespal...
Something that confused me when I took the carbs apart : I didn't find any Orings anywhere except on the outside pilot...
Where are the bunch of Orings coming...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-15-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
Hi Bike and Dennis... I'm running it with a...

Hi Bike and Dennis...
I'm running it with a brand new air filter
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Frenchie
87 Gl 1200 carb rebuilt with 102/35 jets

Hi guys...
First thing thank you so much for these forums and all the "how to" vids and tutorials... a real goldmine for a newbie like me...
Ok so not patting myself on the back but since i got my...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-12-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By Frenchie
Wingman 71... Before i got my 87 Wing from the...

Wingman 71...
Before i got my 87 Wing from the previous owner (last Monday) i was piling up infos and knowledge just to be ready to start the resto asap...
I found your article about the...
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-27-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks Dennis... I'm still confused by the fact...

Thanks Dennis... I'm still confused by the fact that i can't access my own profile 😐
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-25-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
Been looking for a "my account" link everywhere...

Been looking for a "my account" link everywhere for the last 20 min...
Can't find it...
So my profile infos will wait..
It seems that the Android version I'm using on my tablet is a bit stubborn
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-25-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks bud

Thanks bud
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-25-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
WINSTON SALEM NC Fill up my profile... ok as...

WINSTON SALEM NC
Fill up my profile... ok as soon as I find where 😊
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-25-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks Lady

Thanks Lady
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   03-24-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Frenchie
Thanks for having me... from NC

Hi...
Soon to be the owner of a 1986 gl1200 Interstate...
Excited like a teenager going to his 1st prom night...
I've seen it today with my wife and kiddos who are slightly more excited than...
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