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Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   07-22-2014, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Bronko37
Mine are still cooler

Mine are still cooler
Forum: For Sale/Wanted Forum   06-05-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Bronko37
For Sale -- 78-79 GL1000 Gage Cluster

This is the gage cluster that I took off of my 75. I did not realize when I purchased the bike that the gage cluster that was on it was not correct for the bike. The 75 is supposed to have a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   06-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Bronko37
GL1000 Randakks Off Idle Air Fix

Has anyone done this fix? I did it on mine and the bike takes off nicely from a stop without revving the engine. However, I seem to have lost that rheostat like throttle response in the low RPM...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   05-13-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Bronko37
WingandAPrayer

Mike,

Here are your finished caps. I installed my repaired cap on the 76 and was able to run it. I tried out the sync gage. It works pretty well. I still need to get a new set of points and set...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   05-12-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Bronko37
That would be great, unfortunately given the...

That would be great, unfortunately given the parts design I just don't see any way possible for anybody to do a proper repair job on these without specialized machine tools and knowledge of the OEM...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-12-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By Bronko37
Bike cools when it idles. It was "warm" with just...

Bike cools when it idles. It was "warm" with just normal around riding commuting. I was not really on any highway roads. Just any normal riding. Like I said, I just got this gage all hooked up so I...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-12-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Bronko37
What temperature should the bike actually be...

What temperature should the bike actually be running at? Are there any aftermarket gauges that would be more accurate? Are they even worth it?
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-12-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Bronko37
75 GL 1000 Running Hot???

So I got this 75 GL1000 in early March. The gages on it were from a 78-79 model so there was no temp gage. I found a good gage set and installed it the other day. The gage still did not work. After a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   05-12-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Bronko37
If you took your time on the carb rebuild and you...

If you took your time on the carb rebuild and you are confident you did it correctly you are probably fine there. I would bet the problem is in the ignition system. Randakk has some tips for dealing...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   05-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Bronko37
Final Product

Ok, here is the final product. I liked the aluminum but was concerned about the CV slide hitting the aluminum. Would probably be ok, but was just concerned about how it would perform over the years....
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-30-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Bronko37
With these old bikes, I don't know what I would...

With these old bikes, I don't know what I would do without my machine knowledge and access to a shop to make stuff. I made new holders for my front turn signals as well so they would thread into the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-29-2014, 02:43 PM
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Views: 1,322
Posted By Bronko37
I recently aquired a 75 GL 1000. I get under...

I recently aquired a 75 GL 1000. I get under 30mpg on it. I have not done the math yet. I know it can do better, I cant keep my hand out of the throttle on this thing. I rode a Harley for about 10...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Bronko37
Success!

I got the button made from aluminum installed and machined. I did not do any fancy work, just enough to creat the correct vacuum and make the top look good. The counterbore for the vaccume goes...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-29-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Bronko37
Well, I have the new button installed and I did...

Well, I have the new button installed and I did it without destroying the cap this time, lol. Now I just need to to the final machining on the top of it to smooth it all in. I'll keep you posted and...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-27-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,224
Posted By Bronko37
Thanks for all the thoughts guys. Gettin some...

Thanks for all the thoughts guys. Gettin some good discussion goin now. I dont think there is quite enough room for cutting threads. The total depth of the bore is only about .115". The you put a...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,224
Posted By Bronko37
I am wondering how it will hold under heat....

I am wondering how it will hold under heat. Another thought i had was to cut a tiny v groove at the split line where the button and the cap meet. I could then lay a thin bead of solder for a more...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-25-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Bronko37
Gotta be careful with that though. There is a...

Gotta be careful with that though. There is a little rubber gasket that is under the button. I warmed it initially. Then i applied glue. I had a student make the button, trying to make a learning...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,224
Posted By Bronko37
Day 2 -- Caps are easy to smash

Well day 2 went well until I destroyed my cap. I got a little carried away with the dead blow seating the new button into the cap. However, I did come up with a solid plan. Good thing I purchased an...
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,224
Posted By Bronko37
It is a south bend 13". I have twelve of...

It is a south bend 13". I have twelve of them....in the hight school machine shop class i teach. Along with 6 bridgeports. Im real spoiled when it comes to workin on these old bikes
Forum: Reference and FAQ Forum   04-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Bronko37
Plastic Carb Button Repair

Well here we go. I am sure every one is tired of hearing all the ways to "patch" these buttons. Well, I am developing a permanent solution. I am going to fully machine out the button and machine a...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Bronko37
Hey George. Thats not a blad plan either. There...

Hey George. Thats not a blad plan either. There is a reason those guys are in business. If the emulsion tubes are real nasty they can be difficult to get out without damaging them as well. I am...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-23-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Bronko37
LOL Rayjoe. I wasnt trying to put it down or...

LOL Rayjoe. I wasnt trying to put it down or nothin. If I ever get an extra bike it would be kinda fun to do something like that. For me though, you cant beat the stock. Thats one of the things I...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By Bronko37
Ebay is a good place to start. There is a ton of...

Ebay is a good place to start. There is a ton of parts that can be had for a fair price on the interweb. Just make sure your getting compatible stuff. Usually the sellers are wingers and can be very...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-23-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By Bronko37
I just finished my very first carb job ever using...

I just finished my very first carb job ever using Randakks kit and video, literally threw the carbs on there Sunday. I found the video to be informative. I probably could have done it without the...
Forum: Goldwing Technical Forum   04-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By Bronko37
Just an update. I just got back from my first...

Just an update. I just got back from my first ride on this bike since i bought it in feb. The problem ended up being the points. The Points were brand new but one of them was so far out of adjustment...
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