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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-06-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By MICK MACK
32 psi front/rear, unless max loaded capacity of...

32 psi front/rear, unless max loaded capacity of 380+#. rides so much smoother with 32 psi in the back tire but shops WILL NOT let the bike out of shop without MAX PSI FOR MAX LOAD on the tire????...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
Actually, 1200 and 1500 have same final drive...

Actually, 1200 and 1500 have same final drive RATIO ... but they are not identicle parts, but since the 1500 rear wheel and 160/80-16 tire is taller than the 1200's 150/90-15, you'll see a slight RPM...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-02-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By MICK MACK
what did I read abt breaking in new pads....ten ...

what did I read abt breaking in new pads....ten 60to 20mph slowdowns and NOT stop or hot brake material will glue itself to the disc? BURN EM IN THERE ;) ? I don't do that as ... I forget and...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By MICK MACK
42 psi? it must ride like a Conestoga wagon? that...

42 psi? it must ride like a Conestoga wagon? that is the pressure for MAX LOAD on the tire ~1200#? even then? my back hurts too much to run max PSI. owners manual states 32/32 unless riding with MAX...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By MICK MACK
figures. no matter what.... things seem to take...

figures. no matter what.... things seem to take 4x longer than planned (being optimistic) and cost 4x as much as planned as always run into problems and other things that need to be done while...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By MICK MACK
which driveshaft splines? the ones in the U joint...

which driveshaft splines? the ones in the U joint or the ones on the Final Drive? the pins? cant see how they would click? they are a pretty solid fit in their holes and the pins are chrome plated...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-15-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
got it. holes on swingarm need to be...

got it. holes on swingarm need to be drilled out to 7/16" for larger studs on final drive (FD) the 88-89 GL's used 6 pin drives, 90 on had 5 pin drives. the drive splines shd be the same...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-15-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By MICK MACK
2 HD take off's... $40 for 2 off flea bay. 80dB @...

2 HD take off's... $40 for 2 off flea bay. 80dB @ 3000 RPM's is PLENTY "loud" ... enough to make my ears ring when I am done riding... need hearing protection or full face helmet. I wud NOT weld...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-14-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By MICK MACK
mine did that, intermittent failure... til...

mine did that, intermittent failure... til complete failure after fork seal rebuild. drive thingie on the front wheel? shaft? in dash? that is why they put a tack on it, so when the speedo fails,...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-14-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By MICK MACK
OH when I replaced the 5 yr old tire that...

OH when I replaced the 5 yr old tire that delaminated with minimal mileage on the tire, I found that the drive pins that drive the rear wheel had never seen grease so a nice coating of rust on them...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   04-14-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By MICK MACK
Got oil in final drive????

YUP, its MADE TO BE WORKED ON... maybe u will be able to trust it to the store.... 6 blocks away.... or WM.... 6 Miles away. carry tow strap or have AAA PREMIUM. u will spend AT LEAST $1000+++ to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
somewhere in the 1500 model year they went from 6...

somewhere in the 1500 model year they went from 6 pin drive to a 5 pin drive on the rear wheel? yes? 6 pin drive on 88-90? and 5 pin drive from then on to 00? hummmmm???
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
it had title... he gave the TITLE to a friend who...

it had title... he gave the TITLE to a friend who he was going to GIVE the bike to. Great... never see the title again once buy the bike. police are funny abt things like that and ASS U ME that it...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
Posted By MICK MACK
dont ride faster than....

starter come out on my84 easy enuf... after fighting it for 10 mins... it fell out. I did it with bike on side stand with 2x4 under sidestand gives a little more room to work and bike was still...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
The conversion utilizes the 1500 rear wheel,...

The conversion utilizes the 1500 rear wheel, Punkin and disk, rear brake caliper (same as 1200), mounting bracket and wheel spacer (ground down on spacer between disc brake mount and swing arm). For...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
think I have to use the 1500's final drive...

think I have to use the 1500's final drive unit... or know? anything else? that final drive looks like the 1200's final drive... but looks like the bearings might be bigger on the drive side of the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-11-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By MICK MACK
GL 1500 wheel on 1200 for CT?

ok, realizing that the 165 80 15 CT bead wont seat on MY 1200 GL. can a person put a 1500 wheel on 1200 GL (direct swap) and put the CT on the 1500 wheel and it FIT (between the swing arm)?.

...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-10-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
yup, when a bobber.... going to keep it for a...

yup, when a bobber.... going to keep it for a LONG TIME. the one I saw on CL (I shd have gotten) for... ~$1200 for a 1200. looked good, someone put work in it. I will keep looking on CL for...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-10-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,369
Posted By MICK MACK
mine seems happy , for now. 14. 8 V at high idle...

mine seems happy , for now. 14. 8 V at high idle of ~1800R's, but then it goes down to 12.5v after an hours riding? so I put the trickle charger on it when I park it to perk it up to 13.x for quick...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-10-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
I don't care what size the wheel is, I just work...

I don't care what size the wheel is, I just work with what I have for simplicity and COST. the bike is OLD with unknown miles (odo broke b4 I got it, didn't notice it when I bought it). not real well...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By MICK MACK
that is good to know... And that pinch...

that is good to know...


And that pinch bolt in left leg is last to get torqued upon reassembly. The leg may or may not be against the spacer as to rear wheel failures, just that there's not...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
.112" bigger the MC wheel is than the car tire . ...

.112" bigger the MC wheel is than the car tire . just right.... to be wrong. ur mileage may vary.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
know when to say WHEN!!!! 90 PSI was it for me. ...

know when to say WHEN!!!! 90 PSI was it for me. found 3 x 5" card with car/bike wheel sizes. car wheel 14.968", bike wheel 15.080" seems small enuf to work on the casual observation, but.... u...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-09-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By MICK MACK
I took the dremel to it with 80 grit sanding...

I took the dremel to it with 80 grit sanding drums to put a 45* bevel on the inner bead to try to get the tire over that bead. nothing changed. still ~1/3 of tire would not seat. I took dremel to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-07-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By MICK MACK
sure wud b nice to have price on either...

sure wud b nice to have price on either serpentine and V belt pulley here ... and where to send $ as I wud think that many wud just ... go for it and have that item out of the way as to me that...
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