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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-18-2019, 03:23 PM
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Posted By pidjones
Finished carb clean, rebuild, PO repair...

Finished carb clean, rebuild, PO repair (hopefully fixed more than I broke) of wrong jets, missing float valve filters, stripped threads, wallowed JIS heads, shuffled float bowls. Leak tested with...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-12-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By pidjones
Have you added any electronics lately? My Garmin...

Have you added any electronics lately? My Garmin 2730 would loose satellites when running a VuPoint digital video camera nearby. High frquency noise (cheap LEDs can cause it) both airborne and in the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-08-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By pidjones
I just cleaned my rear MC on the '79 tonight. The...

I just cleaned my rear MC on the '79 tonight. The "compensation" port (separate from the feed port) is behind a separate plug on the MC. Remove it (14mm head) and look straight in, you will see a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-08-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,592
Posted By pidjones
In the mid-70's, I picked up a friend's 550 Honda...

In the mid-70's, I picked up a friend's 550 Honda with sissy bar loaded with bedroll, clothes, Ovation guitar in hard case. Uphill out of a ditch. Once. I was in mid-20s. I know better (and better...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-04-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,592
Posted By pidjones
After church and lunch, I changed clothes and...

After church and lunch, I changed clothes and rolled the '06 out onto the drive (concrete) 15 minutes later the bike was back in the garage, rear wheel swapped to my spare D250 and tools put up. I'll...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-04-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By pidjones
If the small wire won't fit through (I use a high...

If the small wire won't fit through (I use a high G string from a 12 string guitar set), then it is still plugged. You might have to pull the reservoir on the rear to get at the hole.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-01-2019, 02:10 PM
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Views: 232,682
Posted By pidjones
This morning, I backed the '79 out, hooked up my...

This morning, I backed the '79 out, hooked up my auxiliary fuel cell, and it actually started! I'm pretty amazed. This is the fourth old bike that I've bought, and the first that ran without major...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-01-2019, 01:55 PM
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Views: 232,682
Posted By pidjones
Two (or three) wheeled therapy can cause rapid...

Two (or three) wheeled therapy can cause rapid recovery. At least for the spirit!
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   08-01-2019, 06:04 AM
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Posted By pidjones
Guys are doing good. I have Kevlar fishing...

Guys are doing good.

I have Kevlar fishing line lanyards on my GL1800 covers. The '78 will get them, but needs an easy disconnect as they have to come off when I strap it to the trailer to take...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-31-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,592
Posted By pidjones
I hope you never drop your 'wing, if you don't...

I hope you never drop your 'wing, if you don't think you can pick it back up. I was in a big hurry here as a storm was approaching:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TShysJyHb-0
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-30-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
I finally pulled the '79 out of the family room...

I finally pulled the '79 out of the family room side of the basement and into the garage. Took some photos as I swapped the bikes around. Headlight was removed to permit removal of the Vetter...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-14-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
Been having a lot of fun taking the Hunley to...

Been having a lot of fun taking the Hunley to nearby shows this year. Yesterday, we took her to the "Moonshiner's Run" car show in Stearns, Kentucky. Great turn-out of machines and people (check...
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   07-09-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By pidjones
My Knoxville dealer has been begging me to take a...

My Knoxville dealer has been begging me to take a test ride. I had the wife sat on one of the new 'Wings and she wasn't comfortable. So, if I really liked it but couldn't have it that would suck.
...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-08-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By pidjones
1000 air jets (2) are under the vacuum piston and...

1000 air jets (2) are under the vacuum piston and a kidney-shaped cover. Next to impossible to do on bike, but pulling GL1000 rack isn't all that hard.

Slow air jet is in an elbow on the side...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By pidjones
There are few good carb rebuilders left. Most...

There are few good carb rebuilders left. Most have or are retiring. A Randakk kit is a start. Float valves 9 out of 10 times can just be reused if they are original Honda. Cleaning properly requires...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-03-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By pidjones
Check ebay. There is a Vietnam importer that has...

Check ebay. There is a Vietnam importer that has GL1000 cafe seats. Or, do like I did and build your own with an original seat pan, carpet padding, spray contact cement, and electric carving knife....
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   06-29-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5,476
Views: 232,682
Posted By pidjones
The daughter and I hauled the Hunley to Piney...

The daughter and I hauled the Hunley to Piney Flats TN for the East Tennessee Showdown. Was awarded the F-n Bomb trophy. I think that's...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-27-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
Finished dismantling the "parts" '79 that I...

Finished dismantling the "parts" '79 that I brought home several weeks ago. You know a GL1000 is just a lump if you have to use crowbars, oak 2x's and a sledge hammer to split the cases!...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-26-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
Third 'wing is aboard! Monday, I drove over 600...

Third 'wing is aboard! Monday, I drove over 600 miles RT to pick up a '79 that seems to be in fairly good shape and fairly complete. Although the odometer shows <78 k miles, the 2017 registration...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-18-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
Fractured, I'd guess. There are acres of it there.

Fractured, I'd guess. There are acres of it there.
Forum: Trikes, Trailers and Sidecars   06-18-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 42,337
Posted By pidjones
Pawhuska Oklahoma. I'm talking there with a...

Pawhuska Oklahoma. I'm talking there with a gentleman that turned out to be the Pioneer Woman's boy's kick-boxing instructor. My wife had gone to the Merchantile and took this photo as she returned...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By pidjones
Here is the link to continuation and conclusion...

Here is the link to continuation and conclusion of the project: https://www.goldwingfacts.com/forums/#/topics/661362?page=1
BTW, tank liner had to be removed, but came out completely with acetone...
Forum: Trikes, Trailers and Sidecars   06-18-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 42,337
Posted By pidjones
We wheeled the Uni-go into our room at all but...

We wheeled the Uni-go into our room at all but one stay on our 13 day trip last month. That was the Best Western in Holbrook, AZ that put us in a second floor room (no elevator) even though we had...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
13 days, 4200 miles. West on US70, East on...

13 days, 4200 miles. West on US70, East on US60....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-25-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,800
Posted By pidjones
Gets co-routed MANY times with other roads. Used...

Gets co-routed MANY times with other roads. Used to go shore to shore, now ends in Globe, Az. I've put a ton of "shaping points" in Basecamp to hopefully hold the GPS on-route.
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