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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-11-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By tlbranth
Sure sounds like pre-ignition from your...

Sure sounds like pre-ignition from your description of symptoms. If the timing hasn't been messed with, I wonder if you have some carbon buildup on the pistons. Squirting water in the intake while...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By tlbranth
Wheel witness was one of the cams I tried. It...

Wheel witness was one of the cams I tried. It disintegrated from vibration - on my GL1500 mind you. The seller refused to fix it because using it on a motorcycle voided the warranty. The camera...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-03-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By tlbranth
I've had 2 dash cams. Both were junk. It took me...

I've had 2 dash cams. Both were junk. It took me a while to get through the Chinese-English on how to work them and then they went ****-up. I'd sure like to have a working dash-cam. Those bastards in...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-13-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By tlbranth
The OEM switch seems to cause problems sometimes....

The OEM switch seems to cause problems sometimes. Mine would come on at more or less the right temp but then stay on. I disassembled and cleaned it to no avail. Then I replaced it with an automotive...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-30-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By tlbranth
How would coolant level have anything to do with...

How would coolant level have anything to do with it?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-28-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tlbranth
I don't know how similar your '95 is to my '99...

I don't know how similar your '95 is to my '99 but I've had run/quit/run symptoms before. First one was caused by a disintegrated Emgo fuel filter. Second was a bad fuel pump. Third was a bad...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-26-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By tlbranth
Reporting back - I saw a list of symptoms for bad...

Reporting back - I saw a list of symptoms for bad petcock on GoldwingDocs, one of which matched mine i.e. engine dies and then restarts and continues running. So I rebuilt the petcock with a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-25-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By tlbranth
Millennial hiding in the saddlebag with bad cell...

Millennial hiding in the saddlebag with bad cell phone reception?
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   05-09-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By tlbranth
I've found them on ebay

I've found them on ebay
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,409
Posted By tlbranth
I have 6 deltrans and a diehard (s/b renamed...

I have 6 deltrans and a diehard (s/b renamed dieeasy). I thought Deltran was the 'battery tender' brand. Can't find anything different with google
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,737
Posted By tlbranth
Been riding Hondas since 1967. Last year on a...

Been riding Hondas since 1967. Last year on a trip far from home, stopped for a break, bike did what you describe (except for the neutral light). After 2 hours of disassembly, frantic phone calls...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,409
Posted By tlbranth
What cihilb said. I've had more than one Deltran...

What cihilb said. I've had more than one Deltran Junior maintainer go bad. As stated earlier, there is a small draw to keep the dash alive. You need to measure the amperage draw. Pull the fuse, put...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-28-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By tlbranth
When I bought my GL1500 used it had Dunlop E2s on...

When I bought my GL1500 used it had Dunlop E2s on it. I've used E3s and my last replacement on the front is an E4. My last rear tire lasted 30,000 miles. I see no reason to change. True these tires...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By tlbranth
The fuel pump doesn't just quit. It gets tired...

The fuel pump doesn't just quit. It gets tired for some reason. Mine would run fine and then quit for no apparent reason and start up again. I replaced the fuel pump at about the mileage you're at....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-01-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By tlbranth
Joe, I think I'll just shoot off an email to J&M,...

Joe, I think I'll just shoot off an email to J&M, tell them what it is I want to do and see what they propose, and if I'll need a mortgage to finance it. Thanks for your input
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-28-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By tlbranth
CB intercom

Except for the fact that the cables crap out as regularly as mass shootings, the intercom on my GL1500 works great. My wife and I are on the same bike and we can chat. We also ride on smaller bikes...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-23-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By tlbranth
I use wix filters when I can. I used them on my...

I use wix filters when I can. I used them on my '99GL1500 but switched back to OEM because the handy aluminium oil filter wrench doesn't work well on the wix and the wrench makes the whole process...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-23-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By tlbranth
Andy - the cornering lights on my '99 were...

Andy - the cornering lights on my '99 were incandescent. I did, however convert them to LED.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-17-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By tlbranth
I would avoid Emgo fuel filter. Mine...

I would avoid Emgo fuel filter. Mine disintegrated in the Utah desert. I only use OEM now on the GL1500.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By tlbranth
https://www.electrosport.com/pages/technical-resou...

https://www.electrosport.com/pages/technical-resources

Their 'fault finding' flowchart is quite good.

I've had stator connectors on all 3 'stator' bikes overheat and melt the plastic. I've...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   03-06-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By tlbranth
Valkyrie petcock rebuild kit

I bought this kit some time back when it was hard to get. Well apparently it was. It's the wrong kit for my '99 GL1500SE. It looks like this one:
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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-03-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By tlbranth
Thanks Bill. Just what I was looking for. By...

Thanks Bill. Just what I was looking for.
By the way I'm ex-Brit, vacationed in UK in 1984 and went to the railway museum at York. High point of my visit.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-03-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By tlbranth
GL1500 Petcock

I have a rebuild kit. Anyone care to make my life easier by telling me how to remove the petcock to put the new stuff in? Or should I do it in place? 1999 GL1500
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-20-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 107
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Posted By tlbranth
I would be hesitant to do this trip alone. I...

I would be hesitant to do this trip alone. I don't think fancy-ass tires are a necessity but if you must....Definitely take a tubless tire fixit kit and a way to inflate the tire. Make sure your...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By tlbranth
A few years back I bought a rebuilt from Ken. It...

A few years back I bought a rebuilt from Ken. It packed up on the way back from Alaska and I was lucky enough to be travelling with Hanko who had a trailer full of pretty much everything - including...
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