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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-03-2018, 09:30 PM
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Was it hard to convert it to the M-unit...

Was it hard to convert it to the M-unit wiring?[/QUOTE]

Not very hard. Just do one system at a time.
I like to start with ignition and charging system first then move to other accessories
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-19-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
I thought to put the bike aside for another time,...

I thought to put the bike aside for another time, but after grabbing a bear I found myself tearing it down.
The color is a candy paint. Grabber Orange from Auto Air Colors...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
At the same time, the Wing is competing with a...

At the same time, the Wing is competing with a 1975 CB750F for attention. I was having some charging system issues, and I was about to rewire the bike then I decided to use the Motogadget M-Unit. It...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
Cleaned the carbs like 100 times to get it run...

Cleaned the carbs like 100 times to get it run the way I wanted or it should. I did however damage the number 1 carb, so I put a different carb from different model. It fits perfectly the the others,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
I had one little thing left. I had no clue what...

I had one little thing left. I had no clue what it was for. When I boxed the Wing, I had the outside components aside and the engine parts the other side. Made sure didn't mix them. But apparently I...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
I was really excited with all the work I've done...

I was really excited with all the work I've done so far. The Wing is almost to breath again. I was actually setting the points. New timing built was adjusted, but adjusting the timing is a pin in the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
Everything looks good, polished, cleaned and/or...

Everything looks good, polished, cleaned and/or painted.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
By the way WingOvations is selling the main...

By the way WingOvations is selling the main bearings I thing.
All the engine parts were installed and torqued.The halves were backed together, and I took a little break waiting for frame to dry....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
While waiting for parts, and paint to cure, and I...

While waiting for parts, and paint to cure, and I painted the the frame and its components.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
I rebuilt the oil pump, and I replaced the main...

I rebuilt the oil pump, and I replaced the main chain. The old chain had a big play, and I didn't like that. And of course I did hone the cylinders and painted the blocks.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
Stripped that bike and started tearing the engine...

Stripped that bike and started tearing the engine apart. I soaked the frozen pistons for weeks with all kind of penetrating oil. Not of them freed the rings, but I am sure it helped with I decided to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-18-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By rocks
Another Wing Restored

This is a 1977 GL1000. It got almost 69000 on it. It was ridden all over places. The left head gasket got shot, and it was parked for years. The bike was my wife's uncle. He had no desire to restore...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-08-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 19,258
Posted By rocks
I had the same issue where it hangs when I rev...

I had the same issue where it hangs when I rev it. Also, it kinda hesitated a bit when throttle was applied. It cured when I sync the carbs. Now it idles at 500. Unless my tach is wrong. But nice and...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-06-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By rocks
GL1000 Carb air leaks

Hey all,
I noticed some air leaks coming off vacuum caps. Is there a way of putting the gasket? Or do I need a new gaskets?
Another leak is coming off the chock rod. Took it apart and there is a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By rocks
Alright, some updates on the timing. At first,...

Alright, some updates on the timing.
At first, I really couldn't get the split timing right. I decided to run the engine, and adjust the timing till I get the sweet spot. It worked. But are the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By rocks
Maybe I am just overthinking all of this. Like I...

Maybe I am just overthinking all of this. Like I said, I always used dynamic testing on my bikes.
So, are these the steps Randakk is talking about?...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By rocks
GL1000 split timing

I've been struggling with this split timing thing. I've used a static timing once, and that was on a CB750 when I put Dyna ignition.(I use dynamic more often )
This is a 1977 GL1000 with points....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-21-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By rocks
That's what I was hoping to hear. What concerned...

That's what I was hoping to hear. What concerned me actually is not the readings. All cylinders read the same, and probably cheap Pittsburgh compression tester is not a way to go.
But putting some...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-20-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By rocks
GL1000 low compression after rebuild

Hi all,
From frozen piston to a complete tear down, I changed main bearings, primary chain, new rings, honed cylinders and more. Now the bike is all back together, and started fine.
No black,...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-12-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By rocks
GL1000 Reg/Rec

Hi folks,

So on my 1977 GL1000 there is a 7v regulator on the left side. All this time I thought it was for the fuel and temperature gauges. Since there is one by the battery box, I thought it was...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-11-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By rocks
I think it was valve cover gasket. It wasn't...

I think it was valve cover gasket. It wasn't sealed right. No oil leak so far.

Thanks
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-11-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By rocks
Angry 1977 GL1000 oil leak

Hi everyone,

So I attempted to fire up my Wing after a rebuild. Of course, it didn't fire!! But I had a terrible amount of oil coming off the left side shaft.
Could someone please tell me what...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-05-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By rocks
Engine is assembled. It's was a pin in the neck...

Engine is assembled. It's was a pin in the neck to get the left side on. I only removed one head, so I had to angle it a little bit. But it in.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-03-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By rocks
I guess I just can't keep my hands off of it. I...

I guess I just can't keep my hands off of it. I decided I split the halves again. And by the way, the left head has to come off.
So now, two questions.
What is the best way to clean all that...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-02-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By rocks
Like always, I really appreciate all your help....

Like always, I really appreciate all your help. Yeah, that crack pipe is definitely going back in. It will take some time since I really need to polish my CB750F for the riding season. I am talking...
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