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  1. Goldwing Technical Forum
    I am finally getting ready to redo my carbs and was wanting to purchase an ultrasonic cleaner to assist with the cleaning. What would be a good size? Also, what cleaning solution would those of you who have used one to clean your carbs recommend? I am working on a 1977 if it makes any...
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    Hi all, I'm planning on replacing the vacuum lines on my '98 GL1500 SE and don't particularly want to go with the Honda brand replacements, if I can even find the parts these days. Can anyone who replaced the vacuum lines with non-Honda hoses tell me what sizes you used to replace the...
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    Hi, I've had my 1980 GL1100 for about two years and I heard about single carb conversion kits. I found a couple for a reasonable price on Etsy. The reviews that I saw say they have worse mileage and worse top end performance. Is this true? and are they worth the money? and advise helps, thank you.
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    Hello new to the forum here. I came into possession of an 84 GL1200A and the motor was out and the carbs off. Doing a little tinkering I took the carbs apart and noticed the jets are corroded and definitely need to be replaced. What are the best jet sizes to put back in? Anything else I should...
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    Hey everyone, Restoring a 75 GL1000 - the bike was starting but wasn't idling well. Pulled the carbs off and gave them a cleaning, then put them back on. Immediately once trying to start the bike, this 'knocking' sound started. No adjustments were made besides those to the carb. Does anyone...
  6. Goldwing Technical Forum
    I have a 1981 Honda GL1100 that I recently bought to hopefully get running good. Initially the bike had dirty carbs and couldn't idle below 2500rpms without choke because the pilot jets where clogged. Otherwise the bike was rideable and I even drove it back home over 130 miles! Now to the...
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