Sorry, serious question: What do you do with the stuff you drain out of the tank? Is there a place to dispose of it safely? I have a 76 GL1000 which has literally not seen the light of day for 20 years, and I am dreading finding a tank full of goo...
Ok here are how the carbs look after tear down and cleaning with my Baking soda blaster.. New o-rings and all new parts in the carbs. I was lucky and I have like three complete Randakk sets around here... lol
Ok the next few photos are what I started with. the fuel tank was trashed.. But after letting it sit all day with Toilet bowl cleaner in it. It is clean. It is hard to tell in pictures but it is clean... woot woot
This is not originally my idea, I have seen Alternators grafted onto many different vehicles over the years.
I was not happy with the limited electrical power of the stock charging system of my 82 GL1100 Aspencade. When I realized the limitations of the GL1100 charging system I went looking...
Found this on another site.Great explanation of how carbs work. Thought I'd share.
Early Hitachi Carb
Some wise individual said this:"Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler." I try to keep things simple, but some aspects of motorcycle carburetion are a...
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I came up with an idea to replace the ignition coils with something more available and with stronger spark. I have a bucket full of 1100 coils and almost every one is cracked.
Here is what I did.
I got a coil pack off a 97 Dodge neon.
I first connected it to my test bikes ignitors and with...
Air Filters K & N
GL1000 - HA-0800
GL1100 - HA-8080
GL1200 - HA-8084
GL1500 - HA-8088
GL1800 - HA-1801
Batteries Odyssey - (sealed)
GL1000, GL1100, GL1200, GL1500 - PC680MJ or PC680 (*1)(*2)
GL1800 - PC545 (*3)
(*1) MJ stands for Metal Jacket. It is not necessary to have the Metal...