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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-07-2008, 02:49 PM
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I don't know the correct amount off the top of my head rudy, but someone here may have their service manual handy. I'm at work now.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-07-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Gambler
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they may not have the correct amount of fork oil in them, also you may have had 15wt in there and they replaced it with atf. so that would account for the difference. if the forks felt ok before the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-07-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
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Matt G wrote:

my gl1200 uses 12mmx1.25 threaded plugs. so the adapter I linked is the right one for an 87 gl1200. ymmv

there are more than 2 sizes of spark plug just on cars and trucks.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-07-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Gambler
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I think this is the one I bought. wings use a smaller plug thread diameter than cars.
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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-01-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
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I wish I had pic but you might try this. grind a long wood screw head down and chuck the screw in your dremel tool. then wrap Never-Dull cotton batting impregnated wadding on the screw(the threads)....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-01-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
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I agree with that. leaned out for emissions. but if you go too rich mpg will suffer.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-01-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 35
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Hawker22 wrote:
doing well. been busy with some life changes so haven't been able to participate much. :waving:
Forum: Events   01-31-2008, 02:47 AM
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Posted By Gambler
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don't miss death valley, it's like no other place in the world.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-31-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Gambler
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I removed the factory plugs from mine and the spread was the same as yours. I think the factory sets them by some kind of flow test and not on the bike. set them at 2 turns and go from there.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-31-2008, 02:30 AM
Replies: 35
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exavid wrote:
that goes for the whole frame, wire brush and paint to keep it from rusting.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-28-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,350
Posted By Gambler
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I think most of you would be suprised at the number of vehicles that never get picked up after repair. At my shop if the repair cost exceeds the value of the car we ask for payment up front, usually...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-28-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
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dcgtls wrote:
good choice, that what I would have done and I'm really cheap. By the way, I have done business with him many times and always been satisfied.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-27-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Gambler
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check with this guy, he might have what you need.http://www.whiteys-classic-wings.com/servlet/Categories
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
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I'm not a fan of right angle valve stems for that reason. Some shops in this area won't even install them. Glad you didn't dump the bike.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-19-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By Gambler
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use a toothpick instead of a paper clip for the brushes. just incase you forget to remove it.:D
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-19-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Gambler
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great idea, nice write up. you know I don't think I've seen a better way to do that.:clapper:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-13-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Gambler
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sounds like a shock or fork problem. If you didn't have progressives in the front I would have suggested them, I think it's worn out rear shocks.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-11-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Gambler
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don't feel too bad, it's getting bad here in california too. I actually had to wear a coat on my last ride on sunday.:waving:
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-01-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By Gambler
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Redwing wrote:
thanks:)
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   01-28-2007, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Gambler
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zimmerleemark wrote:
will do:D
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-07-2007, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Gambler
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sorry I missed it, first I heard of it.
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   01-07-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By Gambler
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thanks again for the praise guys, but I enjoy doing it.:D
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   01-07-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 203
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Theron wrote:
I used my 1946 logan lathe. but you could do it with a file and hacksaw, it's not that hard and the hole is already close to the right size.
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   01-07-2007, 12:55 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 81,393
Posted By Gambler
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Hi guys, I lurk unless I have someting to add. the wing has been my primary transpo since it hit the road. rain or shine. good thing about ca. you can ride year round. rubber down.:)
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   01-06-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 81,393
Posted By Gambler
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Theron wrote:
I believe some guys on the forum have done just that. might take a little time.
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