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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-12-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By 2manywings
Alt fitment

I ran into that same issue a while back with a customer who has a 1500/Champ. trike. Champion used a heavier cross member where the original swing arm was. I was able to find a high output unit made...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-12-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,040
Posted By 2manywings
GL1500 darkside

I've installed car tires on many 15s and 18s over the past several years. The one thing that I stress to the 1500 owners is that although you can get at least twice the miles out of some of these...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-29-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By 2manywings
Had most of the plastic removed, so all of the...

Had most of the plastic removed, so all of the connections got cleaned. Also eliminated all un-needed wiring that had been added (and boy, there was a bunch of it). It turned out to be the pulse...
Forum: Miscellaneous Forum   10-27-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By 2manywings
Wingin with replacement body parts

Gettin old is just a bitch! I've been dealing with the everyday aches and pains for a while now. Finally decided a go get things looked at before a new President screws up what little bit of...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-07-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By 2manywings
Thanks for the advise Dave. I too have an '86...

Thanks for the advise Dave. I too have an '86 with the same issue. I'll give your test method a try. My next plan of attack was to test the pulse generators.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-07-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By 2manywings
Thanks for the response. That's exactly what my...

Thanks for the response. That's exactly what my next plan of attack is. GL1200 repairs are becoming less and less as time go by and this was never a main stream failure, which translates to not being...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   10-07-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By 2manywings
GL1200 guidance from you electrical pros

I'm dealing with an '86 Gl1200 asp. with an intermittent electrical problem. The bike will start right up and run just fine, then for no reason, acts like someone hit the kill switch. All of the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-24-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By 2manywings
back up rings

I just finished rebuilding the forks on a 2007 and ran across the same discovery. What you found in the right side is correct. When you take the left side apart, you'll find an item that is the same ...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   09-24-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By 2manywings
Airhawk seat pad help

I'm planning on buying an "Airhawk R" seat pad for my 2004 GL1800. The sizing charts are a bit confusing. For any of you folks out there that have purchased one of them, can you tell me what size you...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-10-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2manywings
Gl1500

If you decline, let me know, your just up the road from me.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   05-07-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By 2manywings
WTB GL1800 floorbords

I'm in need of a nice set of driver floorboards for my 2003 GL1800 complete with the heel and toe shifter and matching brake pedal. I prefer Kuryakyn brand. Please PM me if you can help. Thanks!
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-05-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By 2manywings
Rebuild kits

When rebuilding GL forks, I use nothing but OEM parts. I learned many years ago that aftermarket seals just don't match the quality. You can get very reasonable pricing for a complete kit from either...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   02-27-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 160
  Sticky: Gl1500 carb rebuild
Views: 22,935
Posted By 2manywings
Vacuum hoses

I've also seen hoses #11 on the front of the intake manifold(as seen in the second picture of the previous post), fail too. Feel them for softness at the bends. Those steel fittings that these hose...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   02-22-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By 2manywings
Nice looking rig. I think that your pricing is...

Nice looking rig. I think that your pricing is fair. I've got a 2001 Valkyrie that could be the twin to yours that I've got up for sale for the same $$. Good luck with your sale. If your looking to...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   02-21-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 160
  Sticky: Gl1500 carb rebuild
Views: 22,935
Posted By 2manywings
Carb work

I too use vinegar as it is a mild acid, but I follow it up with a baking soda solution as a neutralizer. Being that this bike is 28 years old, I think that you should be prepared to replace alot of...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-21-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,274
Posted By 2manywings
After reading your last sentence, it would steer...

After reading your last sentence, it would steer me towards the vacuum petcock that I spoke of. Look for evidence of fuel in the catch tray around the fuel filler neck.If the diaphragm inside that...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   02-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,274
Posted By 2manywings
dying wing

It definitely sounds like a fuel related issue. Start with the simple stuff first. Aftermarket fuel filters were a huge problem, and responsible for many many failures like you are describing. The...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-20-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By 2manywings
GL1800 chrome covers

Andy, The chrome GL1800 chrome valve covers that I've seen, are just stick-on covers that go over your stock ones. The stock ones on my 04 are starting to peal, and I'm going take them off and either...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-10-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By 2manywings
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   12-09-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By 2manywings
WTB GL1800 horns

I'm looking for a good working matched set of stock GL1800 horns. So if you've switched to air horns or some other aftermarket styles and have your old stock ones collecting dust, I'd be interested....
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   11-28-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By 2manywings
Pegs

Nightwind 15, I just sent you a PM
Forum: General Motorcycle Discussion Forum   11-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By 2manywings
Balance beads

Every application chart that I've ever seen, suggests 3oz. http://www.innovativebalancing.com/chart.htm I've mounted many of them using 3oz. with great success. Good luck!
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   11-27-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By 2manywings
Driver pegs

Are you looking for the stock driver foot pegs or highway pegs?
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   10-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By 2manywings
That's why so many folks put Valkyrie...

That's why so many folks put Valkyrie "Interstate" tanks on them. Those tanks have a capacity of just over 7 gallons. Thanks.
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   10-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By 2manywings
2001 Valkyrie

According to the spec sheet, the fuel tank holds 5.28 gallons. Average mpg is in the high 20s (but really depends on your riding style). Although I thought I had just installed the "PROPER" tire, I...
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