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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-20-2010, 10:26 PM
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Mine does the same, even with a rebuilt starter. When it's hot, the starter seems sluggish, but it always starts. I just quit thinking about it. Sometimes, even in warm weather the sprags don't...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-17-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
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If you're budget constrained, try leatherup.com
I have a black bomber jacket from them and it was $79 and the quality couldn't be better.
Just remember to buy a size or two up. I'm 6' 240lbs...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-17-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 49
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Rode home yesterday from town and pulled in front of the shop, don't know where the mind was, but turned off the bike and proceeded to rest her on the side stand and about 1/3 way down, realized side...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-17-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
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I'm a recovering teetotaler so will be happy to raise a glass!
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-17-2010, 10:34 AM
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I use 87 octane in my 84 Aspy with no problems. My mix of riding yields 39.8 real mpg. I synched my carbs in sept 09. (don't be fooled by the speedo error when calculating mpg)
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-04-2010, 09:03 PM
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never heard of Pat Methany, but I like all kinds of music. I'll have a listen and let you know what I think.
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   03-04-2010, 09:00 PM
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Bass guitar, finger pick 6 string, tenor sax. I have a yamaha bb2000 bass, '66 gretcsh nashville, 69 gretsch country gentleman, '71 ovation classic, peavy bass amp, jasmine steel string, bunch o...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   02-21-2010, 10:25 PM
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I use State Farm. (have them for house & cages, too) I do plan to do some shopping, though. I heard that esurance was high, but I do like Erin.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-17-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,586
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I had a CB350 when I was a young buck, then went without a bike for 30 years. One of my lodge brothers sold me his CB900 and I got back into the saddle. The same brother and I and our wives took a...
Forum: New Members Introduction Forum   02-17-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
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Welcome to the site. I'll be in BA probably in July. We'll have to meet up. Our plant is in Quilmes.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-17-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
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Yes, pics would be nice.
Although I am not having any problems with my 84 Aspy, I wouldn't mind planning for the future. I'm especially interested in how you made a manifold.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-11-2010, 01:04 PM
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On my 84 Aspy the true mileage is right at 40.(39.8) That takes the 9% speedo error into account. If I didn't adjust for the speedo error, it would show 42+/-. That's driving a mix of country...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-10-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
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Skipp wrote:

It is an awesome idea, but it wasn't originally mine. I found it either on this site or on the GL1200 site, but I searched and couldn't find the link. It's outthere somewhere. The...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-09-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
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53jimc wrote:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-09-2010, 12:15 PM
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53jimc wrote:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-09-2010, 12:11 PM
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53jimc wrote:

Here are the pics:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-07-2010, 11:00 PM
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I've looked on the GL1200 site and on this site and I can't find the article.
Tell you what I'll do. I need to replace the packing in mine, so I'll do that tomorrow and post pics.
I had just...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-07-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 34
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I have Jardines on my '84 Aspy. They are way louder than stock.
One of the members of this board suggested a modification that works really well. I did it to mine and it's great. I think if you...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-06-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
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If, by chance, you come down I-26 eastbound going from Asheville, NC toward Charleston, SC, give us a holler. We live just off exit 28 Eastbound. We can put you up for a night or two if you like. ...
Forum: Fun Forum   02-04-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
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constipation = hung chow
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-04-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
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Here's the website where I bought mine. Morgan carbtune. Like I said, they're a little pricey, but well built and will last a lifetime.
http://www.carbtune.com/
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-04-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
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Ok, I'm gonna fess up here. I replaced the fuel line (tank to pump) on my 84 Aspy then tried to start it and it would only run with the choke on. When it did run it was terrible. Black gas...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   02-04-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,999
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I too, am proud to be associated. What a great bunch of folks!
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   02-03-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
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Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   02-03-2010, 07:22 PM
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Ok, I sent all I could via paypal. I hope everything works out ok.
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