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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-02-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By limpy45
99 GL1500Se fuel mileage poor

I am thinking that my new to me 99 GL 1500 SE could get just a little better mileage. Smells quite rich when at idle even after warmed up. Almost always have to use enricher to get it to start...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-22-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By limpy45
My 2007 GL1800 actually 'whistles' quite loudly. ...

My 2007 GL1800 actually 'whistles' quite loudly. Just do like the others on another forum. Tell everyone, including yourself that it is the turbo charger 'spooling up or down' depending on the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-10-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By limpy45
I know it is not a Tulsa as I had one on a older...

I know it is not a Tulsa as I had one on a older 1500. This one looks like oem, but is quite tall. I can't see over it when it is down all the way. I did find some markings on it today. ASG ...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-09-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By limpy45
What brand windshield?

I bought a 99 GL1500Se last fall. Nice bike! The windshield measures 21 inches tall from bottom trim to top at lowest setting. I can't see over it! Also 28+ wide across at widest point on inside....
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-21-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By limpy45
LED driving lights

I installed a light bar and set of LED driving lights from Harbor Freight on the 1500 wing this winter. Finally got to check them out a bit last night on the way home from work. Other than aim they...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-21-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By limpy45
Harbor Freight tools are probably made in the...

Harbor Freight tools are probably made in the same plant as most others on the market today. How many of us make a living off of our tools any more or use them enough to wear them out??? I have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-14-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,086
Posted By limpy45
i have been using Shell Rotella 15-40 in all my...

i have been using Shell Rotella 15-40 in all my vehicles for many years. It is a heavy duty diesel oil but meets or exceeds all the specs for all the engines I use it in. I have been a auto...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-20-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By limpy45
Several people do, I how ever use the Wix filter...

Several people do, I how ever use the Wix filter that fits Honda Accords. I have checked out all the specs and they are the same as the motorcycle filter. No idea why they are allegedly different...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-14-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By limpy45
I have checked out a cooling system pressure...

I have checked out a cooling system pressure tester and used it with very good success on finding coolant leaks. Get every off the bike so you can see connections. Then pump up pressure to about...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,065
Posted By limpy45
Shortly after I got back into Gold Wings again...

Shortly after I got back into Gold Wings again after a long and boring marriage and I picked up a 80 GL1100 I was to a bike show. A vendor had all sorts of stuff on display for HD's. I asked him if...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-19-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By limpy45
GL 1500 SE speedometer

Well, my GL1500SE speed indicator is off just a bit like all of them. About 3 mph faster than actual ground GPS speed at 60 mph. So, while I have most of the fairing apart to do some other wiring...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-17-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,016
Posted By limpy45
I have my 2nd GL1500SE. Neither one has a...

I have my 2nd GL1500SE. Neither one has a 'wobble'. But I did re-torque the front triple tree bearings on the first one I owned just because I had other things off, so it was easy then. I also...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-20-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By limpy45
Did you use liberal amounts of grease on the...

Did you use liberal amounts of grease on the pivot bar when putting it all together?? That's what usually causes all the problems. I have done a GL1100 and a Gl1500. I have another 1500 now with...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-14-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By limpy45
Do the ones from Cyclemax mate up to oem? I...

Do the ones from Cyclemax mate up to oem? I don't know for sure if they do. I guess I overlooked those when I ordered some other stuff. thanks guys.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By limpy45
Plastic connector bodies for electronics.

I am in the process of adding some extra lighting to the sides of the bike using aftermarket LED's. To keep everything looking oem and neat I would like to use some of the plastic connector bodies...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   01-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By limpy45
I recall removing the center stand from one of my...

I recall removing the center stand from one of my bikes because it just did not come up correctly. Don't remember if it was my 1100 or 1500 Wing. Does not make any difference. Soak that bugger...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-30-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By limpy45
I would also try some of the many motorcycle...

I would also try some of the many motorcycle salvage yards that are on line.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-30-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By limpy45
During the run of the 1500 Wings, there was at...

During the run of the 1500 Wings, there was at least one after marketing company that made a 'cover' that went over the radiator outlet so you could regulate the amount of warm air coming out of the...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   11-05-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,388
Posted By limpy45
Hey guys, I finally got around to looking for the...

Hey guys, I finally got around to looking for the place that does plastic molding locally. Not to sure what town/city as all the ad has is a phone number and web site. Here goes. Digital Design,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-16-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By limpy45
If you have a shop manual it does give the...

If you have a shop manual it does give the directions for tightening the clamps. I don't remember exactly how but it is quite easy. One of the things on my "do list" for our GL1500 this winter.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-24-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,480
Posted By limpy45
DBoher, I forgot about it until I was in there...

DBoher, I forgot about it until I was in there last night. Finally gave the poor thing a bath tonight and then a short test ride to dry it off and check the cruise. It WORKS very well. Now I have...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-23-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,050
Posted By limpy45
Until I bought a lift table putting the back tire...

Until I bought a lift table putting the back tire on the 1500 was a PITA! After the table with the removable panel under the rear tire it is much easier. I take my wheels off and then take them to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-23-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,480
Posted By limpy45
After scratching my head and getting many...

After scratching my head and getting many slivers, also reading all the posts with helping hints. I tried the voltage tests and could not come up with anything. Then I read my Haynes manual again...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   09-18-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By limpy45
Are you referring to the covers that are...

Are you referring to the covers that are tri-angle shaped that filled in the space between the carbs and side covers?? Might have to check out some salvage yards.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-18-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,480
Posted By limpy45
It is supposed to rain, at least it's in the...

It is supposed to rain, at least it's in the forecast, maybe I will just put it into my shop and take off plastic again (!) and check everything again. By the way, is the rear brake switch...
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