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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By dwvassar
Update I installed an apline stereo and...

Update
I installed an apline stereo and apparently the gl factory wiring impedance is to high. I tried to use the factory harness. But when the stereo is powered up it has good sound but when i try...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-17-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By dwvassar
What happens when a tech starts thinking

Okay so here are a few pics of what happens when a tech head start a simple enough job. it goes like this. damn my stereo doesn't work anymore. I'll just look up how to do it. Cool got it
I'll get...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-16-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By dwvassar
awesome got it thank you. I also found this link....

awesome got it thank you. I also found this link. http://goldwingdocs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=4111
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By dwvassar
1985 gl1200i clock removal

Hi all I am installing an aftermarket stereo on my 1985 gl1200i because the factory one no longer works. Thanks to this forum i have the bezel and wiring diagrams. but i have not been able to remove...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-25-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
westgl...

westgl (https://www.goldwingfacts.com/forums/95389-westgl.html) thank you this is the kind of good info you can't get anywhere else but here on this forum
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By dwvassar
Thank you Yes you are correct it is a 1985...

Thank you
Yes you are correct it is a 1985 gl1200i. And the fan is closer to the rad because when i installed the poorboy alt kit i had to cut one fan support off and bend the other 3 so that the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-24-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Okay after a few really stupid mistakes I got the...

Okay after a few really stupid mistakes I got the coolant system burped. I left the cap off a little too long and the coolant started boiling before i for the cap back on. then i turned the bike off...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-03-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By dwvassar
I hadn't checked those yet. I will heat it back...

I hadn't checked those yet. I will heat it back up and see f i can locate a leak above the head. When i took the plastic off i could see coolant on top of the heads but i can not see an active leak I...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-03-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By dwvassar
Thank you for the explanation I guess...

Thank you for the explanation

I guess before pulling it all apart again i will try to just re-torque the head bolts and see if that does the trick.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-03-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By dwvassar
compression test question

I have recently had my heads serviced and replaced the head-gaskets i did a compression test and all were between 150 to 160 psi. after riding for a while i noticed it getting hot, when i stopped...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-03-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,305
Posted By dwvassar
Hi i have a similar issue only no water in my oil...

Hi i have a similar issue only no water in my oil and i just replaced the head gasket. It wasn't over heating until i took it on a road trip for about 45min. then it started running hot it hasn't...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-01-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Update!!!! bled the clutch working great. now...

Update!!!!
bled the clutch working great. now rear brakes spongy after a 45min ride. guess i know what i am doing tomorrow

New
Got the brakes bled. took the bike out after sitting at 2 innercity...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-21-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Update !!!!!! bike started up sound great....

Update !!!!!!

bike started up sound great. corrected idle since it was set with only 2 cylinders firing. But to my dismay i have no clutch. On the hunt for the fluid leak.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-11-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Talking update

Okay so i installed the new pgs still same problem. swapped right coil with a known good coil same problem. removed all plastic connectors still no dice. got a used ecu from ebay and i now have spark...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-03-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Not sure which of my tools to use for that tire...

Not sure which of my tools to use for that tire pressure test LOL

Thank you for that diagram
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-03-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
So the first test was I pulled each plug and...

So the first test was I pulled each plug and tested with the cable it came from. only got spark on 3 and 4. So i swapped spark plugs and still same results. then i swapped the input to the coils...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-03-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
glhonda: Thank you for the explanation i will...

glhonda:
Thank you for the explanation i will pull the carbs to verify vac routing if i don't find anything wrong with the ECU connectors. i may just pull the connectors and hardwire everything
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-03-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
So i looked at the ECU and the vac line to it was...

So i looked at the ECU and the vac line to it was not attached and also cracked. the other end of this line is attached to the bottom of the (air purge valve) but has no clamp not sure that matters...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-02-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
DaveO430 I will try tomorrow to get the screws...

DaveO430
I will try tomorrow to get the screws out of the use coil set that I bought the screw stuck pretty good so I have rounded out 2 of the heads.

Bike...and Dennis
I did the ohm test but...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-02-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Got another question may not matter but. in most...

Got another question may not matter but. in most of the postings i have read about people with 2 plugs not firing. the bikes don't seems to start at all and if they do the bike die shortly after and...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-02-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
Okay to my dismay i bought coils tested them with...

Okay to my dismay i bought coils tested them with my meter and installed them still no good. I thought i saw a posting for electrically testing the PGs i did the resistance test and they are both at...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-29-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
i have a 1985 gl1200i i will check my book for...

i have a 1985 gl1200i
i will check my book for exact impedance before spending a lot of money.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-29-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,815
Posted By dwvassar
GL1200 ignition coils

So have been looking through the threads because my front 2 spark plugs are not firing.I found a lot so i began by doing a voltage test the PG'S and got 12 volts as i should have, i swapped the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-07-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By dwvassar
thank you i don't know why i didn't think of...

thank you i don't know why i didn't think of spinning the cam.

And backing the crank shaft off a little genius thank you for the help
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-06-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By dwvassar
GL1200 timing marks 180deg out

Hi all
I have a 1985 gl1200I i sent my head in to have them machined and when i got them back the timing marks were 180 out. I if I remember correctly they valves should be at or near TDC while not...
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