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Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   08-08-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By busdriver
Did you try flipping your distance collar tube...

Did you try flipping your distance collar tube around?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-21-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By busdriver
Check the reverse lever switch located behind the...

Check the reverse lever switch located behind the left side upper body panel just a few inches to the rear of the lever. When they get dirty they may not function and need to be cleaned.
I clean...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-18-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,803
Posted By busdriver
Have you inspected the spark plugs yet?

Have you inspected the spark plugs yet?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   07-14-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By busdriver
Did the Monroe boot years ago, still holding. ...

Did the Monroe boot years ago, still holding.
Trim to length and zip tie.
Also changed the oil with ATF.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-23-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
One of the first things I did years ago was...

One of the first things I did years ago was remove my whole exhaust system, wire wheel all the joints and replace all the gaskets and copper crush seals at the manifolds too. Tightened up the system.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-16-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By busdriver
How much freeplay is there?

How much freeplay is there?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-16-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By busdriver
Charge the battery up and run the engine while...

Charge the battery up and run the engine while checking charging voltage at 2500 rpm.
Look for any evidence of burning on the 3 wires that come out of left side rear of engine running up tp...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-16-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Bummer. While your in there check the spark plug...

Bummer. While your in there check the spark plug boot resistors for corrosion etc.
If you haven't done so already, they are accessed by unscrewing the slotted head that you will see as you look...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-15-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Congratulations! So happy for your victory. I...

Congratulations!
So happy for your victory. I know how that feels.
Enjoy your new ride.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-15-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Those plugs are what the Honda uses in that bike....

Those plugs are what the Honda uses in that bike.
They don't seem expensive to me, and they are the correct heat range etc for that bike.
What are using now?

Remember, you get what you pay for,...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-14-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Ngk dpr7ea9

Ngk dpr7ea9
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-14-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By busdriver
First lube the cables removing the ends off the...

First lube the cables removing the ends off the grip, inspecting for fraying and lightly greasing the nylon spool.
Use a lube tool if available, and work the cables back and forth.

Remove the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Just wondering if you already verified engine...

Just wondering if you already verified engine timing at the crank and timing belt pulley's?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-10-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
You are extremely thorough and determined, and...

You are extremely thorough and determined, and will no doubt eventually discover the cause. Keep up the good work.
Looking forward to you sharing your "a ha" moment with us.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-09-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Good video, beautiful and super clean bike. ...

Good video, beautiful and super clean bike.

When you check the vacuum hoses make sure to squeeze, bend and manipulate them as some splits and cracks may not be visible otherwise.
Also pay...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-09-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
You can run the engine with the air filter out...

You can run the engine with the air filter out and visually check the slide travel while snapping the throttle. If you have a sticky slide hit it with a few shots of silicone spray and work it back...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-09-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,210
Posted By busdriver
Have you checked and cleaned your pulse...

Have you checked and cleaned your pulse generators?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-08-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By busdriver
1. Flush and bleed your brakes as best you can to...

1. Flush and bleed your brakes as best you can to remove air. Left front first <(using the rear brake pedal) then rear (pedal again). Right front last (lever).
2. Jam your rear brake pedal down...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-26-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By busdriver
If it seems to run well under all conditions and...

If it seems to run well under all conditions and has good idle I'd ride it for a few hundred miles then check the spark plugs for piece of mind.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-22-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By busdriver
If you haven't flushed and bled your clutch fluid...

If you haven't flushed and bled your clutch fluid in a while now's the time.
Also I find on my 1500 that to get smooth shifts i need to upshift at 2500 rpm or higher.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By busdriver
I run progressive springs and they are stiffer...

I run progressive springs and they are stiffer than stock by quite a bit. That said I rebuilt my forks last year replacing bushings and seals, and of course fresh oil (15w) and it transformed the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-08-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By busdriver
Fibersport: Mine is a 90 too. Ended up using the...

Fibersport: Mine is a 90 too. Ended up using the undersized black rubber trim which comes with the light kit. Looks shabby.
May go to the grills later.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-07-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By busdriver
Yes very small deer. Hit the left cylinder head...

Yes very small deer. Hit the left cylinder head smashing the cowl light, and destroying a pair of underwear.
Never saw it dart out of the forest alongside the road, but maybe that's good as I didn't...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-04-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By busdriver
My race removal tool is a piece of ready rod with...

My race removal tool is a piece of ready rod with a pair of matching nuts and washer.
I bevelled the edge of the washer to a sharp 45 degrees to gram the top edge of the race.
Tap tap, done.
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   03-04-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By busdriver
I just realized that the bezels are made by "Show...

I just realized that the bezels are made by "Show Chrome" and the lights by "Add On".
I think that's why they don't fit, 2 different manufacturers.
Bought them both from Cyclemax. Wasted my money.
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