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Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-13-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By WingMan71
OK, I built an album and put my pictures in it. ...

OK, I built an album and put my pictures in it. Let's see if I can make this work...


The first picture shows the contents of the ATV petcock rebuild kit.
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Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-12-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By WingMan71
Glad you found my post and now know how to fix...

Glad you found my post and now know how to fix your '87!

I'll tell you, when it happened to my '87 and I started looking around for a petcock rebuild kit I immediately found out all the things...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   01-05-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By WingMan71
NICE! :grin3: Tell us more about the cool...

NICE! :grin3:

Tell us more about the cool new seat. Did you buy it, make it, or what?

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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-31-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By WingMan71
Yup, the 2018 Gold Wing sure is downsized. Took...

Yup, the 2018 Gold Wing sure is downsized. Took a test ride on one and liked it.

But, the luggage space is ridiculously small compared to my 2006 GL1800.

No way my wife and I can take a long,...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-22-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By WingMan71
Umm... is no one else reading that he said "no...

Umm... is no one else reading that he said "no power to the fuel pump"?

Everyone is talking about pulse generators, but perhaps we should be talking about fuel starvation if he's saying "no power...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-13-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By WingMan71
You didn't say if your Gold Wing was a standard...

You didn't say if your Gold Wing was a standard model (no fairing) or an Interstate or Aspencade, with a fairing. That will make a difference regarding windshield selection.

If your bike is a...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-12-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By WingMan71
Honda OEM Passenger Armrests are Great

The Honda OEM passenger armrests are great. They look great and are very functional.

They mount in place of the speaker top pads and not on swing-out arms to they don't get in the way of...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   07-05-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By WingMan71
Mikey, eBay is your friend for finding parts...

Mikey,

eBay is your friend for finding parts and accessories for vintage bikes.

I just did a search for "Honda GL1200 Backrest" and several came up, including this one:
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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-20-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,561
Posted By WingMan71
If you want a good quality leak-down tester, I...

If you want a good quality leak-down tester, I recommend OTC tools products. I have both their leak-down tester and compression tester. Very good quality and come with all of the adapters you are...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,561
Posted By WingMan71
OK... FIRST, check the oil and make sure...

OK...

FIRST, check the oil and make sure there is no coolant in the oil. If there is, then don't ride the bike anymore until you've corrected that by replacing the cylinder head gasket(s).
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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-18-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,561
Posted By WingMan71
Well... unfortunately those are ALL low...

Well... unfortunately those are ALL low compression readings.

(You did have your throttle locked all the way open when you did the test, right?)

The factory service manual gives a spec of 213...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-24-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,970
Posted By WingMan71
OK... I take it back. Don't chop it up. Let it...

OK... I take it back. Don't chop it up. Let it LIVE! :grin3:

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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-23-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By WingMan71
Yes - 2003 and 2004 Wings had Frame Weld Recall Too

Yes, most of the frame weld cracks were in the 2001 and 2002 models, but...

there was also a recall for some 2003 and 2004 models as well.

Here's a link to the Honda Recall Notice for the 03...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-23-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By WingMan71
Cracked Frame Welds

Some 2001 to 2004 GL1800s had frame welds that cracked or were defective. Honda recalled them to have them fixed.

You need to check this 2002 you're looking to buy and see if it was affected by...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-20-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By WingMan71
Hey John, I found a great Gold Wing paint...

Hey John,

I found a great Gold Wing paint color chart a while ago on the GoldWingDocs.com web site. It has all the colors and codes from 1975 through 2008.

You can get it here:
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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-18-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By WingMan71
Thanks for the extra information about the GL1200...

Thanks for the extra information about the GL1200 stators.

So Honda called it a "Stator Warranty Extension", not a "Recall". Same difference... the darn things were defective and Honda replaced...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-18-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By WingMan71
Gonna have to respectfully disagree that there...

Gonna have to respectfully disagree that there was no recall. My 1984 GL1200I was in fact recalled to replace the defective stator. My stator/charging system had not failed at the time I got the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-18-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By WingMan71
What OnaWingAnda Prayer is referencing is the...

What OnaWingAnda Prayer is referencing is the issue with the stators burning out in the alternator on 1984 GL1200s. That is a known issue and Honda actually recalled those bikes to have their...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-17-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,970
Posted By WingMan71
Yup, that's a parts bike. Sell it...

Yup, that's a parts bike.

Sell it piece-by-piece and get your money back and more.

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Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   05-02-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,550
Posted By WingMan71
Very interesting thread. And DennisJ is...

Very interesting thread.

And DennisJ is right... people on their XXXX cell phones!

It has never been more dangerous to drive, yet alone ride a motorcycle, since now days the majority of drivers...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-19-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By WingMan71
Dennis, No, do not try to wedge an o-ring in...

Dennis,

No, do not try to wedge an o-ring in there around the 4-hole gasket.

First, there is no need for it. The gasket is held very firmly in place in the valve body by the raised edges...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-19-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By WingMan71
The main body OD o-ring fits perfectly. It...

The main body OD o-ring fits perfectly.

It is not a square profile o-ring like the original Honda o-ring, but a standard round profile o-ring.

It has a large enough profile so that it fits very...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,372
Posted By WingMan71
Hah! NEVER GIVE UP ! ! ! I found a rebuild...

Hah! NEVER GIVE UP ! ! !

I found a rebuild kit for some Honda ATVs that fit the '87 GL1200 fuel petcock and can be used to rebuild it! :grin3:

I've put the info in a new thread so the admins...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-19-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By WingMan71
1987 GL1200 Fuel Petcock - I Found a Rebuild Kit ! ! !

I found a rebuild kit for the one-year-only 87 GL1200 fuel petcock that works!!! :laugh:

It's installed on my '87 GL1200 and is working and not leaking! :laugh:

In case you don't already know,...
Forum: Trikes, Trailers and Sidecars   03-30-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,319
Posted By WingMan71
Hey John, I've been on their dealer list...

Hey John,

I've been on their dealer list page many, many times on their web site. Perhaps you've got a browser problem. They have 8 dealers/installers now. All the links to the dealers work for...
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