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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   12-28-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By sccaz
Since he asked about 2 specific oils... I will...

Since he asked about 2 specific oils... I will say Amsoil. It's my go to choice for all as well.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-30-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,350
Posted By sccaz
Great discussion overall. I wish Honda would...

Great discussion overall. I wish Honda would take heed of what is being said. They basically made a slightly larger version of the CTX 700 into a Goldwing. The touring, long haul capabilities, are...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-07-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,375
Posted By sccaz
I am also disappointed with the diminished...

I am also disappointed with the diminished capacity. The aftermarket nor Honda will not compensate for this shortcoming without costing a fortune. Honda should have at the very least kept the same...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-26-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,375
Posted By sccaz
I heard that part too, and wondered if they meant...

I heard that part too, and wondered if they meant the same as the current 1800? Or is it different from current but the same between the two offered transmissions? I am kinda leaning towards the...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-24-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By sccaz
Now THIS guy needs to get his head...

Now THIS guy needs to get his head examined.:ROFL:


The ONE AND ONLY BENEFIT of using nitrogen fill is that the pressure variation will be reduced from cold to hot changes. Pressure is...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-26-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By sccaz
reflection off the car. you can see it on the...

reflection off the car. you can see it on the right side of the dash area as well.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   09-26-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,534
Posted By sccaz
By the looks of the engine, the spark plug...

By the looks of the engine, the spark plug location in particular, it looks to be a 4 valve head, which means DOHC. Spark plugs cannot go in the center of a head with a normal center mounted...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   07-03-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,082
Posted By sccaz
I agree with the seemingly overwhelming...

I agree with the seemingly overwhelming consensus. Looked great, until the v-twin motivation made it's presence known. The front end is fresh, but the rest of it just looks like HD to me. I'll be...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   12-05-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By sccaz
My wifes cousin was passing through from Orlando...

My wifes cousin was passing through from Orlando back to St Louis. They stayed in Gatlinsburg as it was all happening. Got shut out from the condo they were staying in and was forced to go to...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-11-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,240
Posted By sccaz
FYI 318000km= 197596mi

FYI
318000km= 197596mi
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   11-08-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By sccaz
I'm pretty sure I am one of the larger producers...

I'm pretty sure I am one of the larger producers of methane in Kansas. I would hate to one day be required to have a backpack sized recovery system. :laugh:
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   11-04-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,001
Posted By sccaz
I cant say I have ever seen any advertising for...

I cant say I have ever seen any advertising for those headlights. However, it DOES say on the back of the package they do not last as long as regular light bulbs. And I know that disclaimer has...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-21-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By sccaz
Just sayin that I never did hear anything at all...

Just sayin that I never did hear anything at all back from the seller.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-06-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By sccaz
I decided I want to poke the hive. I emailed the...

I decided I want to poke the hive. I emailed the craigslist ad, and asked if it was a Harley or Goldwing? What is a turbo booster? Is the bike in Orlando, Salt Lake City, El Paso, or some other...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-06-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By sccaz
You could just buy a used rim from ebay, and get...

You could just buy a used rim from ebay, and get it chromed. I have been considering having a chrome front rim myself.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-06-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,991
Posted By sccaz
Since you had an overdraw of amps, my experience...

Since you had an overdraw of amps, my experience wont help. Maybe someone else in the future can use the info though.
I had the same problem on my 1500. Being used, who knows what was done...
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-05-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,469
Posted By sccaz
WOW!! 17 year long model run. Must be wanting to...

WOW!! 17 year long model run. Must be wanting to pay for the trip of moving production back to Japan.


Looks like I will be disappointed for yet another year.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-05-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By sccaz
The area code is Kansas. Map shows Florida. ...

The area code is Kansas. Map shows Florida.


He is a smart one.
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   10-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By sccaz
Toe warmers they are not. However....after...

Toe warmers they are not. However....after driving long enough for the bike to warm up on a cooler/cold day (50-60degrees), you can open it up and immediately notice the space where your legs are at...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-31-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By sccaz
This is what I just love about 'wings. It's nice...

This is what I just love about 'wings. It's nice to hear all the bugs and frogs in the ditches as you drive down those nice county roads.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-29-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By sccaz
This is the typical results on any internal...

This is the typical results on any internal combustion engine if the exhaust is too open. And as mentioned, the A/F ratio remained as it should due to the ecu compensating.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-29-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54
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Views: 2,522
Posted By sccaz
The tighter tolerances excuse is hogwash as well....

The tighter tolerances excuse is hogwash as well. One only needs to look at any current model owners manuals. Yes...plural. US spec cars will "require" 5w20, but the very same car, with the same...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-29-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By sccaz
Before you go and try a bunch of...

Before you go and try a bunch of point-of-no-return items, I strongly suggest a new drain plug first. That is, if the threads are visibly smaller than they should be. After having a auto shop for...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-29-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By sccaz
The ecu on the wing is a bit less sophisticated...

The ecu on the wing is a bit less sophisticated than what is in your car. It can still easily compensate for any small changes that get made. Mostly through changing the injector pulse width, which...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-16-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By sccaz
So yesterday on the way home the speedo did not...

So yesterday on the way home the speedo did not work at all. No odometer either. Hopefully, tonight I will be able to at least check the cable. I had replaced it 2 years ago due to noise. I leave...
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