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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-24-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By gumbyred
Since getting the bad one replaced the grips can...

Since getting the bad one replaced the grips can burn your hands without gloves. Its like your palms are too hot, while the tops of your hands are on the cold side with gloves. Around 41 degree...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-22-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By gumbyred
Are the Inferno grips better than O.E.M.? I...

Are the Inferno grips better than O.E.M.? I should put a plug in for Storm Lake Honda in Iowa. If you can, have Larry check the system over. He worked on things for an hour I suppose. Had seat off,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-21-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,560
Posted By gumbyred
Is this a Honda O.E,M fuel pump? Should get the...

Is this a Honda O.E,M fuel pump? Should get the signal to run from the E.C.M. Once the carbs are primed it should shut off. Does the vacuum fuel shut off valve hold a vacuum? Fuel filter been...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-05-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By gumbyred
I watched the drive shaft splines on my old `91...

I watched the drive shaft splines on my old `91 Aspencade get their first coating of the Honda Moly 60 at 110K miles. The original Moly paste was still doing its job.
gumbyred
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-04-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By gumbyred
So, which brand alternator did you purchase?

So, which brand alternator did you purchase?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-04-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By gumbyred
So Dave, how do the splines look after 50,000...

So Dave, how do the splines look after 50,000 miles? Dry and rusty, or show evidence of a coating of oil? Supposed to be easier to get to the splines on the 1800. I had asked that the drive splines...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-26-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By gumbyred
I tried riding a friends 2004 1800/w car tire on...

I tried riding a friends 2004 1800/w car tire on rear. Scarriest ride I have ever had on a bike. Just about didn`t make a left hand turn because bike didn`t go where I wanted. Then going straight I...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-26-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By gumbyred
Any chance you have the Poor Boy conversion?

Any chance you have the Poor Boy conversion?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-23-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By gumbyred
Not sure if ratwingger has fixed his problem, or...

Not sure if ratwingger has fixed his problem, or just left the building, but on the 1800 fuel injection system there is a fuel pressure regulator valve that can go bad if the bike is allowed to sit...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-22-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By gumbyred
The Firecreek panel and gauges are on my `98 1500...

The Firecreek panel and gauges are on my `98 1500 S.E. I gave to my dealer, along with a good Compufire alternator, and set of Baker Wind Wings.
gumbyred
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-22-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By gumbyred
Easy to get alternator out. On left hand side...

Easy to get alternator out. On left hand side under side covers. 3 bolts. Disconnect battery first. 3 rubber dampners on front of alternator. As long as you have alternator out, I would open it up...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-16-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,455
Posted By gumbyred
Hopefully the new plugs will help. Like you...

Hopefully the new plugs will help. Like you mentioned, check the plug tips for black soot. Try running Seafoam with the gas for awhile. I never plan on getting decent gas mileage during the colder...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,433
Posted By gumbyred
Whoever parked that bike outside, knew something...

Whoever parked that bike outside, knew something about the bike that you haven`t discovered yet,
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-13-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,433
Posted By gumbyred
We have some people here who enjoy working on...

We have some people here who enjoy working on Gold Wings. It is therapy for them. They can turn out some real good bikes. If you are mechanically inclined and like to do your own work,, it might be a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-12-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,433
Posted By gumbyred
Was this bike stored inside most of the time? ...

Was this bike stored inside most of the time?
gumbyred
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-10-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By gumbyred
I found a used Compufire on eBay at a good price....

I found a used Compufire on eBay at a good price. Had the local alternator shop check it over, and claimed it good to go. Used it a couple of years till I got the 1800. It had 50,000 miles on it when...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-02-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,815
Posted By gumbyred
How much more time and money do you really want...

How much more time and money do you really want to put into a 31 year old bike with 237K on it? It is basically a give away bike now. I gave up on my `98 S.E. with 232K miles for a 2006 Gold Wing....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-29-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,516
Posted By gumbyred
Really glad to hear all is well again!!!!!!

Really glad to hear all is well again!!!!!!
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-26-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,534
Posted By gumbyred
Maybe you need a new battery, maybe not. Check to...

Maybe you need a new battery, maybe not. Check to be sure the battery connections, are clean and tight. No excessive drain on battery when parked. Check alternator output when running. Better yet...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-19-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,469
Posted By gumbyred
Define cold in your neck of the woods. If it is...

Define cold in your neck of the woods. If it is too cold to ride, I leave it alone till it is warm enough. A strong., fully charged A.G.M. battery with clean, and tight connections is a must to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-19-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By gumbyred
I had the exact same problem with my 1500. Took...

I had the exact same problem with my 1500. Took the gas cap off, and soaked it in Sea Foam overnight. Blew gas cap out with compressed air, and problem went away. (Providing vacuum fuel shut off...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-13-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By gumbyred
Lots of extra chrome, Mural painting, even the...

Lots of extra chrome, Mural painting, even the heel/toe shifter.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-12-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By gumbyred
My old 1500 still purred like a kitten, BUT once...

My old 1500 still purred like a kitten, BUT once the drive shaft splines stripped out, the fairing was cracked by the 2 screws that hold front of fairing on, the bike would quit running at the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-06-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By gumbyred
A voltmeter on a 1500 can come in handy. I...

A voltmeter on a 1500 can come in handy. I carried a spare alternator in the trailer on one trip a few years ago. Noticed the voltage was down around 11 volts going through a small town on a Sunday...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-05-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By gumbyred
At that many miles they will still run great, but...

At that many miles they will still run great, but you about have to give it away to get rid of it. Little repair jobs can get to be expensive. Just have to decide how much time and money you want to...
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