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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-06-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By DriverRider
Well, no sense condemning the slide as it won't...

Well, no sense condemning the slide as it won't open if throttle plate does not open. If this is the right side carb then the sync bar on the front likely fell off.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-26-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By DriverRider
Actually the idle circuit is always in play, and...

Actually the idle circuit is always in play, and is cumulative with main and secondary mains.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-21-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By DriverRider
A blast of compressed air.

A blast of compressed air.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-20-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By DriverRider
Carb sync unless someone jacked the screw 2-3 or...

Carb sync unless someone jacked the screw 2-3 or more turns out of whack has nothing to do with poor running. I suspect your engine is idling on one bank of cylinders, the right side. Left side dead...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-15-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By DriverRider
Your thirty year old hoses would not have...

Your thirty year old hoses would not have suddenly out of the blue developed holes after a tip over.:?You read too much of the false internet, not everything written on the net is factual.
Your...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-14-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By DriverRider
The key to a successful repair is to diagnose the...

The key to a successful repair is to diagnose the problem to a component. No mechanic dives into a problem hoping they will see a fault, it is done through DIAGNOSIS. You were given a routine to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-11-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By DriverRider
The bank angle sensor should have killed the...

The bank angle sensor should have killed the engine, investigate why it is not working.
Sounds like it took a good jolt going down. Low idle RPM, different exhaust sound and smell confirms...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-07-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By DriverRider
So the problem appeared after a winter layover....

So the problem appeared after a winter layover. You are a long time owner and presume riding less as we age.:crying2: I suspect the older unused fuel left in the bike finally caught up to you and...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-06-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By DriverRider
How long have you owned this machine and when did...

How long have you owned this machine and when did the problem begin? To the posters claiming all 88's had running problems. I own one and it cold, warm, hot starts perfectly and runs perfectly.:cool:...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-04-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By DriverRider
If fuel is dumping into those cylinders mixture...

If fuel is dumping into those cylinders mixture can be too rich to ignite properly which will show as near dead.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-04-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By DriverRider
First things first is to do a compression test on...

First things first is to do a compression test on the engine. You write that there is spark, I assume that you assume it has to be ignition related because you had the carbs off yet you do have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-25-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By DriverRider
Why mess with success? Keep doing what got you...

Why mess with success? Keep doing what got you all those miles.:smile2:
It is not unheard of an older high mileage vehicle developing oil seepage problems after switching to a full synthetic. Have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-30-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By DriverRider
The mixture screws have O rings on them which...

The mixture screws have O rings on them which give it a snug fit, tug on them with a small pair of needle nose pliers to remove. Take note of the washer and spring in there.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-30-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By DriverRider
Start at the front and work your way back.:|

Start at the front and work your way back.:|
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-26-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By DriverRider
Edward R. Murrow? :smile2:

Edward R. Murrow? :smile2:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-23-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By DriverRider
At idle, manifold vacuum is contained between the...

At idle, manifold vacuum is contained between the closed throttle plate and intake valve. As throttle opens a venturi vacuum is created in the carb throat acting upon main and secondary main (if...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-20-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By DriverRider
Repeat the test, spraying (often times just a...

Repeat the test, spraying (often times just a dribble or two to get a response) directly with the straw pointing into each individual carb throat. A breather is for crankcase gases on an engine,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-20-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By DriverRider
Certainly not rich so that is good. As to whether...

Certainly not rich so that is good. As to whether lean or just right, no one can determine this by looking at plugs alone. RPM change can determine that with the controlled addition of some carb...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-15-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By DriverRider
A carb sync on a poor running engine that has a...

A carb sync on a poor running engine that has a weak cylinder(s) gets you nowhere fast. The amount of vacuum that can be pulled is directly related to how that cylinder is performing with...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-11-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By DriverRider
OEM Honda carb kits are all I buy and at $34 are...

OEM Honda carb kits are all I buy and at $34 are a bargain. Randall needs to get real on his pricing for aftermarket at $101.:frown2:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,226
Posted By DriverRider
A sync is not a cure or fix for an improperly...

A sync is not a cure or fix for an improperly running engine, it is the icing on the cake and is done lastly when all else is in proper operation and tune. Start with the basics, a compression test...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-24-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By DriverRider
An update on this tragedy. ...

An update on this tragedy.

https://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-ap-new-hampshire-motorcycle-crash-20190624-no35yt7g2zhahf4lrpqy23kiw4-story.html

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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-23-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,257
Posted By DriverRider
Simple testing removing a plug wire from the...

Simple testing removing a plug wire from the right side and listening for a spark jumping to plug when acting up would easily identify an ignition problem. Could be a fuel problem with the flow...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-18-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By DriverRider
???? I would have to assume the engine is turning...

???? I would have to assume the engine is turning over if the battery were going dead while cranking. A starter motor with no load would only draw maybe 20A and not drain a battery in short order.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-16-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By DriverRider
'97 and up 1500's all take the two MZO version...

'97 and up 1500's all take the two MZO version discs.:baffling:
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